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Love's purchase of Trillium finalized

Love's purchase of Trillium finalized

OKLAHOMA CITY — Trillium CNG officially joins the Love’s Family of Companies after an agreement for Love’s to purchase the compressed natural gas (CNG) company was recently finalized. Love’s Customers have access to the 37 acquired Trillium stations.

February Class 8 sales down 8.6 percent from 2015

February Class 8 sales down 8.6 percent from 2015

North American Class 8 February truck sales posted an 8.6 percent drop from the same month last year, WardsAuto reported March 10.

National spot market rates rise in March

National spot market rates rise in March

National spot market rates rebounded the first week of March following a slow February, DAT Solutions reported March 9. Load posts rose 12 percent from the previous week, contributing to higher demand for vans, reefers and flatbeds, a company news release said.

U.S. economy grew at better 1 percent rate in fourth quarter

U.S. economy grew at better 1 percent rate in fourth quarter

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy's slowdown in the final three months of 2015 wasn't quite as bad as initially thought.

ATA: Freight deceleration continues to weigh on tonnage; 1.4% fall in January

ATA: Freight deceleration continues to weigh on tonnage; 1.4% fall in January

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 1.4 percent in January, following no change during December.

Cass: January shows typical seasonal freight decline

Cass: January shows typical seasonal freight decline

ST. LOUIS — The number of freight shipments and the dollars spent on freight have been in a typical seasonal decline since September 2015, Cass Information Systems has reported.

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