Obama announces alt-energy plan at Daimler Trucks plant

President Obama announced a $1 billion initiative to spur deployment of clean, advanced vehicles.

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Factory freight finishing strong

Owner-operators with hauls tied closely to factory output should see good demand through year-end, based on today’s report from the Institute for Supply Management.

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Just one word. Are you listening?

The Institute for Supply Management’s monthly report on factory output lists Plastics (with rubber products) as the fastest growing segment. The news remains strong overall for manufacturing, which had its 12th consecutive month of expansion.

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