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Factory Growth High In June

Factory Growth Positive In June Growth at U.S. factories held in June near the fastest pace of the year, a sign that manufacturing helped boost the economy in the second quarter. Factory growth is in...

Intermodal Rail Volume Up 6.8 Percent

U.S. rail intermodal traffic increased 6.8% in the week ended June 7 compared with the same week last year, the Association of American Railroads reported. Railroads moved 269.823 intermodal trailers and containers that week, AAR...

The Truck Industry in Numbers

The truck industry is a vital cog in countless machines. From delivering personal packages to carrying food to supermarkets, it’s safe to say that the truck industry is a major contributor to the global...
CSX 2015 1Q Earnings

CSX Earnings Report 11 Percent Increase In 1Q Earnings

CSX Corp. reported a 11 percent increase in first quarter earnings year to year. CSX reported earnings of $442 million dollars, or $0.45 cents per share. 1Q earnings were at $398 million dollars a...
Dow Jones Transportation Average

Dow Jones Transportation Average Soaring

Dow Transportation Average Strong In Early September The Dow Jones Transportation Sector continues to outperform the market and has done so for the past 12 months. Since the transportation market dipped in early February, it...

C.R. England Honoring Veterans For Fourth Of July With Painted American-Themed Trucks

C.R. England, a refrigerated carrier based in Salt Lake City, is honoring veterans with five new military-themed trucks and trailers to be driven exclusively by former members of the military. The company also announced...

Air Pollution: The Light Shines on the Trucking Industry

Over the past decade or so the UK has developed its plans for a more eco-friendly motor vehicle industry. London’s bus fleet currently contains 1,500 hybrid buses, with a 5-year plan to make all...

Truck Driver Shortage Could Stress Industry

30,000 Truck Drivers Needed A shortage of truck drivers, ripple effects from an extraordinarily harsh winter, new federal trucking regulations, more items needing to be transported and higher fuel costs are why some companies are...

30,000 Medical Professionals Now Listed On National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)  announced that 8,000 more health professionals have been added to the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) since the new system for...
April 2015 Trucking Jobs Added

1,900 Trucking Jobs Added In April 2015

The for-hire trucking industry added 1,900 jobs in April on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Department of Labor’s monthly employment report, released May 8, making up some ground lost in March. The DOL,...