Max Heine

Clothes, fuel and computers lead factory report

Clothing was one of nine growing sectors that produced the fifth consecutive month of expansion for the nation’s manufacturing sector.

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Mixed results from safety blitz

The results indicated a lower rate of out-of-service violations and citations for drivers and vehicles.

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Index at year’s highest level

The seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.7 percent in November.

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A creeping, sputtering recovery

It appears that trucking and the economy will be slouching toward health and stability during 2010. Here are forecasts from three sources.

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Employees file lawsuit against Arrow

The plaintiffs seek compensation under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.

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Study: Air quality improves at Port of Long Beach

The cleaner air is due to better technology, not from a slowdown in cargo.

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Arrow Trucking closes

Arrow Trucking Co. abruptly closed Dec. 22, effectively stranding its company drivers, news sources report.

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Senate extends highway program until Feb. 28

Senate leaders and the Obama administration had backed an 18-month of the program.

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Study: Physical driver screening pays off

A study shows that physical screenings of drivers prior to hiring led to a 7 percent reduction in lost work days.

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OMG! SaDIP my dataQ

The CSA 2010 webcast assaulted listeners with more acronyms per square inch than is legal under EPA or OSHA regs.

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