November Class 8 truck sales were 2.4 percent higher than the previous month, but year-to-date sales lag far, far behind 2015, which post the biggest sales total since 2006.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations Friday said the turnover rate at truckload fleets with more than $30 million in annual revenue dropped two points to 81 percent, the third decline in 2016, in the third quarter – the lowest point since the second quarter of 2011 when the rate was 79 percent.
COLUMBUS, Ind. — November Class 8 net orders totaled 19,500 units, according to a December 5 report from transportation analyst firm ACT Transport.
Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the trucking industry’s effort at education and image, today held a telephone press conference to discuss TMAF’s latest results for 2016. “It’s hard to believe that we’re in year three, when many people thought we’d never get this off the ground,” said Kevin Burch, co-chairman of TMAF, president of Jet Express Inc. and chairman of the American Trucking Associations (ATA).
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Trucking Association [MTA] has been delivering thousands of dollars’ worth of toys for children annually for more than 20 years, and last weekend they did it again, reported Kelly Snyder, manager of marketing communications at MTA.
WASHINGTON — Egged on by the most-costly oil since July 2015, the average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel shot up 6 cents to $2.48 for the week ending December 5, according to the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy.