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Diesel prices drop 4 cents, inch closer to below $2 level

Diesel prices drop 4 cents, inch closer to below $2 level

WASHINGTON — If the trend of the past three months continues, next week may well be the week that the average on-highway gallon of diesel drops below the $2 mark for the first time in 11 years.

XPO Logistics cuts 160 LTL positions, mostly administrative

XPO Logistics cuts 160 LTL positions, mostly administrative

GREENWICH, Conn. — XPO Logistics Friday announced further progress with its previously announced plan for synergies in its less-than-truckload (LTL) business acquired from Con-way Inc.

Hackett Associates: exports, imports worse in November; imports gained year-over-year

Hackett Associates: exports, imports worse in November; imports gained year-over-year

The economic outlook for both imports and exports for North America worsened in November, reports Hackett Associates LLC in their latest Global Trade Pulse report.

Class 8 NG retail sales in slow growth mode

Class 8 NG retail sales in slow growth mode

COLUMBUS, Ind. — U.S. and Canadian natural gas Class 8 truck retail sales started 2015 with slow growth and are ending the year in the same fashion, according to a recent report from ACT Research.

From Appalachia to Philly, people get ready for heavy snow

From Appalachia to Philly, people get ready for heavy snow

WASHINGTON — Drivers in the Washington area spent hours in icy gridlock ahead of heavy snowfall that's predicted to arrive by the weekend from Appalachia to Philadelphia and maybe farther north.

On-highway diesel hovers above $2 a gallon as world drowns in oil over-supply

On-highway diesel hovers above $2 a gallon as world drowns in oil over-supply

The national on-highway diesel average rang up at $2.112 a gallon Tuesday; that’s as low as it’s been since February 23, 2009, when it was $2.13, and nearly 7 cents (6.5 cents) down from last week’s price of $2.177.

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