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U.S. industrial production up 0.6 percent in June

U.S. industrial production up 0.6 percent in June

U.S. industrial production rose in June by the largest amount in 10 months, led by a strong rebound in auto production.

Wabash National again named 1 of 50 best manufacturers by magazine

Wabash National again named 1 of 50 best manufacturers by magazine

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Wabash National Corp. has again been named a “50 Best U.S. Manufacturer” by IndustryWeek magazine in its July/August 2016 issue, making the second largest jump of any company on the list from to No. 24 from No. 46.

June Class 8 sales up 6 percent from May, down 27.7 percent from last year, WardsAuto reports

June Class 8 sales up 6 percent from May, down 27.7 percent from last year, WardsAuto reports

Every Class 8 heavy truck manufacturer posted a decrease in sales from June of last year, according to today’s report by WardsAuto.

Class 8 demand rises faster than supply in June; only 4th time in 19 months, ACT reports

Class 8 demand rises faster than supply in June; only 4th time in 19 months, ACT reports

COLUMBUS, Ind. – For the second time this year and only the fourth time in 19 months the demand for Class 8 trucks rose faster than the supply, according to the most recent ACT For-Hire Trucking Index from transportation analysis firm ACT Research Co. LLC.

FTR: May trailer orders drop to 13,300 units; worst month since 2010

FTR: May trailer orders drop to 13,300 units; worst month since 2010

U.S. trailer net orders for May dropped 16 percent from April and 15 percent from last year, to a total of 13,300 units, transportation analyst firm FTR reported June 1, making May the weakest order month since August, 2010.

Averitt Express associate wins $5,000 for referrals

Averitt Express associate wins $5,000 for referrals

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — In its effort to recruit and retain highly skilled professional drivers, Averitt Express recently gave away a $5,000 cash prize to an associate as part of its Referral Rewards Cash In 2016 program.

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