Friday, January 19, 2018
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Retails sales rise in November as shopping picks up

Retails sales rise in November as shopping picks up

WASHINGTON — Retail sales registered a modest gain in November, a sign that holiday shopping is off to a solid though unspectacular start.

USA Truck seeing drivers in Illinois

USA Truck seeing drivers in Illinois

VAN BUREN, Ark. — As part of its continuing expansion, USA Truck will be represented at an upcoming Chicagoland area job fair in search of professional drivers to fill local dedicated openings in Bolingbrook, Illinois.

Craftsman acquires Utility dealership in Iowa

Craftsman acquires Utility dealership in Iowa

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. — Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. has announced that Craftsmen Trailer acquired the Utility dealership located in Davenport, Iowa, from Thompson Truck and Trailer.

ABF Logistics acquires Bear, Transport Corp. gets major stake in Optimal Freight

ABF Logistics acquires Bear, Transport Corp. gets major stake in Optimal Freight

Two trucking acquisitions were announced late Tuesday.

Werner provides pay raise for solo van drivers; 2nd increase announced

Werner provides pay raise for solo van drivers; 2nd increase announced

OMAHA, Neb. — Werner Enterprises, a truckload transportation and logistics provider, has announced a significant pay increase for its 48-state solo van company drivers effective January 1, 2016.

Class 8 used truck sales down 3% in October, but off only 1% for year

Class 8 used truck sales down 3% in October, but off only 1% for year

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Used Class 8 truck metrics presented mixed information across the board in October, according to a November 25 report from industry analyst ACT Research.

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