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FTR: U.S. trailer orders for 2015 ‘significantly above expectations’

FTR: U.S. trailer orders for 2015 ‘significantly above expectations’

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR reports that September 2015 U.S. trailer net orders were 34,700, significantly above expectations.

FTR trucking conditions Index shows healthy freight growth

FTR trucking conditions Index shows healthy freight growth

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) measure for August, at a reading of 9.53, reflects healthy freight growth projections, an FTR official said, adding that positive revisions to both the first and second quarter economic data have improved FTR’s freight growth forecast to +4.4 percent for full year 2015.

Maverick President and COO Stephen Selig to retire

Maverick President and COO Stephen Selig to retire

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Maverick USA said Monday that Stephen Selig will retire as president and Chief Operating Officer effective December 31, 2015.

September Class 8 sales down, but 2015 still on track to banner year

September Class 8 sales down, but 2015 still on track to banner year

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Con-way Freight announces fall 2015 general rate increase

Con-way Freight announces fall 2015 general rate increase

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Con-way Freight, the nationwide less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier of Con-way Inc., announced today that it will implement a general rate increase averaging 4.9 percent, applicable to non-contractual business, effective October 19th.

Celadon acquires ‘select assets’ of Tango Transport

Celadon acquires ‘select assets’ of Tango Transport

INDIANAPOLIS — Celadon Group Inc. has announced that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries today purchased select assets of the truckload business of Tango Transport, LLC.

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