Monday, April 23, 2018
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Diesel dives down to $2.482 even as oil tips up

Diesel dives down to $2.482 even as oil tips up

National on-highway diesel prices took another nose dive today, inching down 2 cents to $2.482 compared with $2.502 truckers were paying on average last week.

Ports see ‘dramatic difference’ from last year as holiday merchandise arrives

Ports see ‘dramatic difference’ from last year as holiday merchandise arrives

WASHINGTON — Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 8.3 percent this month over the same time last year as consumers begin their holiday shopping, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Crude prices still falling and 2016 could bring  more of the same

Crude prices still falling and 2016 could bring more of the same

In energy markets, U.S. crude oil fell 42 cents to $44.77 a barrel in electronic trading in New York. Brent crude, which is a benchmark for international oils, rose 8 cents to $48.06 a barrel in London.

Seattle start-up Convoy launches on-demand service for regional, local trucking firms

Seattle start-up Convoy launches on-demand service for regional, local trucking firms

SEATTLE — Convoy, a Seattle start-up that its founders say is reinventing the $800 billion trucking business, Tuesday officially launched its on-demand service for regional and local trucking and announced $2.5 million in seed funding from top investors.

Used Class 8 truck sales mixed in September, says ACT Research

Used Class 8 truck sales mixed in September, says ACT Research

COLUMBUS, Ind. – Used Class 8 truck metrics were mixed in September, with same dealer sales inching closer to the six-month moving average, ACT Research reported.

Diesel prices down 3.3 cents to $2.498 a gallon

Diesel prices down 3.3 cents to $2.498 a gallon

On-highway diesel prices were down 3.3 cents a gallon Monday in the latest report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), putting the national average at $2.498.

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