WASHINGTON — U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April, adding 160,000 jobs, the fewest in seven months after a streak of robust monthly gains.
Volvo Group North America and North Carolina State University (NC State) recently signed a three-year Academic Preferred Talent Partner agreement, extending a mutually beneficial partnership that offers students multiple experience- and career-building opportunities, while improving the prospective talent pool for the Volvo Group.
GREENWICH, Conn. — XPO Logistics, the second largest less-than-truckload carrier in North America, has been awarded top honors in eight categories in the 2015 Mastio LTL Carrier Customer Value and Loyalty Report.
ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 4.5 percent in March, following a 7.2 percent surge during February. In March, the index equaled 137.6 (2000=100), down from 144 in February. February’s level is an all-time high.
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 0.7 percent in February from January after two months of growth, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
March Class 8 truck sales fell 2.9 percent from the same period last year to 20,034, WardsAuto reported today. Year-to-date, sales dropped 7.1 percent to 51,859.