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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.

NCI increases driver pay more than 14% in less than a year

NCI increases driver pay more than 14% in less than a year

IRVING, Texas — Coinciding with Driver Appreciation Week, National Carriers said it was implementing a 2-cent-per-mile increase in company driver compensation.

July DOT freight index up 0.6 percent from June

July DOT freight index up 0.6 percent from June

WASHINGTON — The Freight Transportation Services Index, which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 0.6 percent in July from June, up after a single month of decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS).

McCollister's Transportation acquires Custom Car Carriage

McCollister's Transportation acquires Custom Car Carriage

BURLINGTON, N.J. — Burlington-based McCollister’s Transportation Group has recently acquired Custom Car Carriage Co. of Denver, which has been doing enclosed auto transport for the past 37 years.

XPO Logistics buying Con-way Inc. for $3 billion

XPO Logistics buying Con-way Inc. for $3 billion

GREENWICH, Conn. and ANN ARBOR, Mich. — XPO Logistics and Con-way Inc. Wednesday announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for XPO Logistics to acquire Con-way.

Old Dominion reports growth in LTL shipments for July, August

Old Dominion reports growth in LTL shipments for July, August

THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Old Dominion Freight Line Tuesday reported its results for less-than-truckload tons per day and revenue per hundredweight for July and August 2015. LTL tons per day increased 7.7 percent and 5.8 percent in July and August 2015, respectively, compared to July and August 2014.

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