Topic Tags economy

Detroit Free Press: Carrier owner OK with higher taxes

| November 28, 2012

Slow growth, volatility keep trucking companies ‘cautiously optimistic’

| November 26, 2012

According to a recent survey of trucking executives, the combination of slow but steady growth in tonnage and fuel price volatility have the industry's mangers in somewhat of a holding pattern, described by GE Capital's ...

Indicators: Surface trade, truck orders, others improve

| November 09, 2012

The week's highlights in potential economic indicators all show positive growth for both the trucking economy and the U.S. economy as a whole.

Trucking gains 3,600 jobs in October

| November 02, 2012

In a month in which the U.S. economy added 171,000 jobs, for-hire trucking companies added 3,600 payroll jobs in October, according to estimates by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Nov. 2.

Washington Post: Life of an owner-operator in China

| November 01, 2012

Indicators: Tonnage index up, orders down

| October 25, 2012

Three indicators of the trucking economy's current state and potential future trends show slightly mixed readings this week.

Journal of Commerce: Expediters in growth spurt

| October 15, 2012

Freight index lowest since Nov. 2011

| October 12, 2012

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry fell 0.6 percent in August from July, declining after a one-month rise.

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