Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Trucking Conditions Index jumps more than 3 points; bodes well for '16

Trucking Conditions Index jumps more than 3 points; bodes well for '16

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) measure for November jumped by more than 3 points to a reading of 8.64, a potential reflection of the improvements expected for truckers in 2016.

Cass report: Freight shipments, expenditures continue downward slide in December

Cass report: Freight shipments, expenditures continue downward slide in December

ST. LOUIS — Both the number of shipments and freight transportation expenditures continued a downward slide in December, falling 4.9 percent and 2.7 percent respectively, Cass Information Systems has reported.

Supply of Class 8 trucks more than demand, ACT Research says

Supply of Class 8 trucks more than demand, ACT Research says

COLUMBUS, Ind. – The supply of Class 8 trucks continues to rise faster than demand for trucks according to the most recent ACT For-Hire Trucking Index from ACT Research Co.

WEX plan offers rebates to cardholders at 29 QuikTrip locations

WEX plan offers rebates to cardholders at 29 QuikTrip locations

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — WEX, a provider of corporate payment solutions, has announced it has entered into a merchant agreement in which QuikTrip Corp. and will offer rebates to WEX Fleet One over-the-road card holders.

USA Truck names new president and CEO

USA Truck names new president and CEO

VAN BUREN, Ark. — John (“Randy”) R. Rogers has been appointed president and chief executive officer of USA Truck.

November ‘15 freight index falls 1% from October after one-month rise

November ‘15 freight index falls 1% from October after one-month rise

The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 1.0 percent in November from October.

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