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Value of January NAFTA freight up 6.7% from 2016; largest increase since September 2014

Value of January NAFTA freight up 6.7% from 2016; largest increase since September 2014

WASHINGTON — January U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $88.0 billion as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico in January compared to January 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

Schneider National launches initial public offering of stock

Schneider National launches initial public offering of stock

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Schneider National Inc. said Friday it had launched its initial public offering of 28,947,000 shares of its Class B common stock, at an anticipated initial public offering price between $18 and $20 per share.

Roger Nielsen appointed president, CEO of Daimler Trucks North America

Roger Nielsen appointed president, CEO of Daimler Trucks North America

PORTLAND, Ore. — Roger Nielsen has been appointed president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America and its affiliated companies — Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Thomas Built Buses, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. and Detroit Diesel Corp. — effective April 1.

February ATA tonnage index drops 2.6% from last year, 0.1% from January

February ATA tonnage index drops 2.6% from last year, 0.1% from January

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ February seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index dropped 0.1 percent from January to 138.7, ATA reported. The index decreased 2.6 percent from the same month last year. Year-to-date, the index is down 0.1 percent.

February trailer orders down 21% from January but up 20% over year ago

February trailer orders down 21% from January but up 20% over year ago

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR has reported final February net trailer orders at 25,800 units, down 21 percent month-over-month, but up 20 percent versus one year ago.

USA Truck finalist for RecruitMilitary's Most Valuable Employer for Military award

USA Truck finalist for RecruitMilitary's Most Valuable Employer for Military award

VAN BUREN, Ark. — USA Truck, a capacity solutions provider headquartered in Van Buren, Arkansas, is a finalist for the 2017 Most Valuable Employers for Military, awarded by RecruitMilitary.

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