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National on-highway diesel prices up 2 cents to $2.534 a gallon

National on-highway diesel prices up 2 cents to $2.534 a gallon

On-highway diesel prices increased to $2.534 a gallon Tuesday, up 2 cents from the week-ago price of $2.514 on August 31.

Despite the 25 percent drop in diesel prices, IdleAir's revenue was actually up 3% year-to-date

Despite the 25 percent drop in diesel prices, IdleAir's revenue was actually up 3% year-to-date

DALLAS — IdleAir continues to deliver value to drivers and fleets — even in a low diesel price environment, CEO Ethan Garber told reporters at a news conference in Dallas during the Great American Trucking Show last month.

ACT: August Class 5-8 vehicle orders down 8% due to backlogs

ACT: August Class 5-8 vehicle orders down 8% due to backlogs

COLUMBUS, Ind. — For the month of August, preliminary numbers show 37,200 Classes 5-8 vehicle orders were booked, down 8 percent from July and down 14 percent compared to August 2014, according to ACT Research.

Oil prices continue to fall as Fed creeps toward rate hike

Oil prices continue to fall as Fed creeps toward rate hike

Benchmark U.S. crude was down 33 cents at $45.92 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract rose 84 cents to close at $46.25 a barrel in New York after an Energy Department report showed a decline in fuel supplies, which suggests rising demand.

Rail carloads up 0.4% for week of August 22

Rail carloads up 0.4% for week of August 22

For the week ending August 22, the Association of American Railroads reported a total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 567,943 carloads and intermodal units, up 0.4 percent compared with the same week last year.

Celadon opts for TRANSFLO Mobile+ to ease drivers’ lives

Celadon opts for TRANSFLO Mobile+ to ease drivers’ lives

TAMPA, Fla. — Pegasus TransTech has announced that Celadon has implemented TRANSFLO Mobile+ which Pegasus officials said is designed to give drivers access to tools and functionality to make their jobs easier.

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