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U.S. adds just 151,000 jobs in January; for-hire trucking up 1,500

U.S. adds just 151,000 jobs in January; for-hire trucking up 1,500

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added 151,000 jobs in January, a deceleration from recent months as companies shed education, transportation and temporary workers but hired others in manufacturing, retail and food services.

Love’s Travel Stops acquires Trillium CNG

Love’s Travel Stops acquires Trillium CNG

OKLAHOMA CITY— Love’s Travel Stops (Love’s) has entered into an agreement to purchase Trillium CNG, a provider of compressed natural gas (CNG). The agreement will add 37 public-access CNG locations to the Love’s network, bringing the number of Love’s-operated public CNG facilities to 65.

Diesel prices drop 4 cents, inch closer to below $2 level

Diesel prices drop 4 cents, inch closer to below $2 level

WASHINGTON — If the trend of the past three months continues, next week may well be the week that the average on-highway gallon of diesel drops below the $2 mark for the first time in 11 years.

XPO Logistics cuts 160 LTL positions, mostly administrative

XPO Logistics cuts 160 LTL positions, mostly administrative

GREENWICH, Conn. — XPO Logistics Friday announced further progress with its previously announced plan for synergies in its less-than-truckload (LTL) business acquired from Con-way Inc.

Hackett Associates: exports, imports worse in November; imports gained year-over-year

Hackett Associates: exports, imports worse in November; imports gained year-over-year

The economic outlook for both imports and exports for North America worsened in November, reports Hackett Associates LLC in their latest Global Trade Pulse report.

Class 8 NG retail sales in slow growth mode

Class 8 NG retail sales in slow growth mode

COLUMBUS, Ind. — U.S. and Canadian natural gas Class 8 truck retail sales started 2015 with slow growth and are ending the year in the same fashion, according to a recent report from ACT Research.

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