Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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Able Moving & Storage named nation's top independent moving company by AMSA

Able Moving & Storage named nation's top independent moving company by AMSA

ALEXANDRIA, Va.— Able Moving & Storage, headquartered in metropolitan Washington, D.C., has been named the nation’s top independent moving company for 2017 by the American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA).

Kenworth Truck Co. opens 400th dealership location

Kenworth Truck Co. opens 400th dealership location

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth Truck Co. has achieved a significant milestone with the recent opening of its 400th dealership location.

FTR: North American Class 8 orders up over 28% month-over-month, 116% over 2017

FTR: North American Class 8 orders up over 28% month-over-month, 116% over 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR reports preliminary January North American Class 8 orders were at 47,200 units, significantly higher month-over-month at plus 28 percent and year-over-year up 116 percent.

Diesel prices climb to $3.086 as stocks plummet; but sources report economy still strong

Diesel prices climb to $3.086 as stocks plummet; but sources report economy still strong

Diesel prices Monday continued their upward climb from last week, with the national average ringing in at $3.086 a gallon, up from $3.070 the last week of January, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.

U.S. added strong 200K jobs in January; for-hire trucking up 2,200

U.S. added strong 200K jobs in January; for-hire trucking up 2,200

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added a robust 200,000 jobs in January, and wages rose at the fastest pace in more than eight years, evidence of a consistently healthy job market. The unemployment rate remained 4.1 percent, the lowest level since 2000, the Labor Department said in its monthly jobs report Friday.

Average spot TL rates lag, but still higher than any time in 2017

Average spot TL rates lag, but still higher than any time in 2017

National average spot truckload rates lagged for the third consecutive week, but that’s still higher than they were at any time last year, reports DAT Trendlines.

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