Thursday, April 19, 2018
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FTR Shippers Conditions Index falls after four months of improvement

FTR Shippers Conditions Index falls after four months of improvement

The Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) published by transport analyst FTR fell to a near neutral reading of 0.4 in March after improving for each of the four previous months, the firm reported today.

April used Class 8 truck sales down 3 percent, year-to-date decline continues, ACT reports

April used Class 8 truck sales down 3 percent, year-to-date decline continues, ACT reports

April Used Class 8 truck same dealer sales dropped 3 percent from March and also 3 percent from the previous April, according to a report today by transportation analyst firm ACT Research.

Cass says U.S. economic slowdown reflected in freight volumes

Cass says U.S. economic slowdown reflected in freight volumes

ST. LOUIS — North American freight shipments continued to rise in April, although at a much lower rate than earlier in the year.

Celadon introduces new pay package for team drivers

Celadon introduces new pay package for team drivers

INDIANAPOLIS — Celadon Group Inc. has announced a new pay package for company team drivers. This new package is available for all teams that drive in the Celadon network including dry van, temperature-controlled and dedicated.

Portland, Ore., panel approves truck-only tax

Portland, Ore., panel approves truck-only tax

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland City Council Wednesday unanimously approved a new truck-only tax to help pay for the upkeep of roads and safety projects.

WardsAuto reports April Class 8 sales drop 18.9 percent from 2015

WardsAuto reports April Class 8 sales drop 18.9 percent from 2015

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — April heavy truck sales dropped 18.9 percent from the same month last year and 17 percent from the previous month, WardsAuto reported today. Year-to-date, sales through April fell 10.3 percent from the first four months of 2015.

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