Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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April NAFTA trade down 6.8 percent from 2014

April NAFTA trade down 6.8 percent from 2014

WASHINGTON — U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $93.3 billion in April 2015 as all modes except air carried less U.S.-NAFTA freight than in April 2014, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

Average price of used tractor levels off in May

Average price of used tractor levels off in May

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Keeping with the flattening trend seen in age and mileage, the average price of a Class 8 used tractor also experienced a leveling off compared to April, according to ACT

Trailer orders slide 10%, but good 2015 trailer market remains

Trailer orders slide 10%, but good 2015 trailer market remains

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Trailer net orders in May at just over 16,000 units slid 10 percent compared to April, according to the most recent State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers published by ACT Research Co. (ACT).

Business logistics cost up 3.1% in 2014, report shows

Business logistics cost up 3.1% in 2014, report shows

WASHINGTON — The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released its 26th Annual “State of Logistics Report,” presented by Penske Logistics, at a news conference Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington.

Truck tonnage up in May, but 2.7% lower than January high

Truck tonnage up in May, but 2.7% lower than January high

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.1 percent in May, following a revised loss of 1.4 percent during April.

FTR shippers index hike will be short-lived, analyst says

FTR shippers index hike will be short-lived, analyst says

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index for April improved significantly to a reading of -0.7 after a sharp decline in the previous month.

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