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Cass Information Systems says freight outlook continues to show strength

Cass Information Systems says freight outlook continues to show strength

ST. LOUIS — The economic outlook from freight’s perspective continued to show strength in May, according to a report from Cass Information Systems.

ATA Economist Bob Costello gives ‘thumbs-up’ to freight outlook

ATA Economist Bob Costello gives ‘thumbs-up’ to freight outlook

If American Trucking Associations Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Bob Costello could have communicated a thumbs-up to journalists listening in to ATA’s freight forecast conference call July 19, it wouldn’t have been much different from what he said.

June ATA for-hire tonnage index down 4.3 percent from May

June ATA for-hire tonnage index down 4.3 percent from May

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 4.3 percent in June, following a 6.9 percent gain during May. In June, the index equaled 138.5 (2000=100), down from 144.7 in May.

Landstar million miler Dickie Penrod wins 2017 Western Star in BCO celebration

Landstar million miler Dickie Penrod wins 2017 Western Star in BCO celebration

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Landstar System gave away a new rig in the Landstar All-Star Truck Giveaway powered by Comdata and Western Star.

Central Freight Lines launches elite fleet for owner-operator teams

Central Freight Lines launches elite fleet for owner-operator teams

WACO, Texas — Texas-based Central Freight Lines has announced its newest division for owner-operator teams called the Expedited Elite Fleet.

Volvo celebrates opening of new customer center at Dublin,  Va.

Volvo celebrates opening of new customer center at Dublin, Va.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America last month celebrated the opening of its new Volvo Trucks Customer Center at its New River Valley facility in Dublin, Virginia.

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