Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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Used truck metrics in line on year-to-date basis

Used truck metrics in line on year-to-date basis

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Used Class 8 truck metrics were generally in line on a year-to-date basis, but all except volumes fell slightly when compared month-to-month and year-to-year, ACT Research reported Friday.

Equipment leasing and finance industry confidence eases in September

Equipment leasing and finance industry confidence eases in September

WASHINGTON — The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation in its September 2015 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today showed overall confidence in the equipment finance market is 61.1, easing from the sharp rise in the August index of 67.4.

FedEx announces increase in shipping rates

FedEx announces increase in shipping rates

NEW YORK — FedEx says it will raise a number of shipping rates in January, and will increase the surcharge on very large packages starting in November.

Make the most of the present, TMW conference attendees told

Make the most of the present, TMW conference attendees told

ORLANDO — An audience of transportation, logistics and fleet management professionals Monday were encouraged to “make the most of now” with leading-edge technology solutions to increase the speed and usefulness of decisions that can improve operating efficiency, business income and customer satisfaction.

Average price of diesel drops 1.7 cents a gallon

Average price of diesel drops 1.7 cents a gallon

WASHINGTON — After taking a week off from a welcome stretch of 14 consecutive weeks of declines, the average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel declined 1.7 cents to $2.517 for the week ending September 14, according to the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy.

FTR says trucking conditions index hits high for year

FTR says trucking conditions index hits high for year

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) measure for July continued its recent rise with a new high for the year at a reading of 8.07.

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