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Study says truck toll analysis overestimates revenue

Study says truck toll analysis overestimates revenue

The Rhode Island Trucking Association says truck tolls in Rhode Island would only generate about half the revenue predicted by the state.

Retail imports wind down after end of Christmas holidays

Retail imports wind down after end of Christmas holidays

WASHINGTON — With the Christmas holiday season over, import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to slowly decline through the first quarter of the year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Volvo opens Advantage Truck Center location in Greensboro, N.C.

Volvo opens Advantage Truck Center location in Greensboro, N.C.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Advantage Truck Center recently opened a new location in Greensboro, North Carolina, increasing Volvo Trucks sales and service capabilities in the southeastern United States.

Cass Freight Index mixed for November as inventory remains high

Cass Freight Index mixed for November as inventory remains high

The Freight Shipments Index published December 15 by Cass Information Systems Inc. did not drop from October to November for the first time in five years, but the Index now sits at the lowest November level in four years.

Price of gallon of diesel down another 4.1 cents

Price of gallon of diesel down another 4.1 cents

WASHINGTON — The average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel fuel dropped another 4.1 cents to $2.338 for the week ending December 14, according to the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy.

UPDATE: Class 8 truck sales up 15.1% from last year in November

UPDATE: Class 8 truck sales up 15.1% from last year in November

Class 8 truck sales increased 15.1 percent in November from the same period last year for a total of 19,231 sold, Ward’s Automotive reported December 9 in figures updated today.

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