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Tonnage index up 2.9% in January

Tonnage index up 2.9% in January

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 2.9 percent in January, following a 4.3 percent decrease during December.

Cass Freight Index turns positive with increases in shipments and expenditures

Cass Freight Index turns positive with increases in shipments and expenditures

Both sides of the Cass Freight Index turned positive in January. Shipments posted a 1.005, 3.2 percent above last January, though 6.4 percent under December. Expenditures rose 4.3 percent over last year to 2.268, just 0.3 percent down from December.

Navistar honors 34 companies with its annual Diamond Supplier Award for quality

Navistar honors 34 companies with its annual Diamond Supplier Award for quality

LISLE, Ill. — Navistar has recognized 34 top-performing suppliers with its annual Diamond Supplier Award. This group, which represents the top 2 percent of the company’s supply base, helped Navistar improve customer uptime and exceeded the performance expectations for quality, delivery, technology, and cost.

JK Moving Services named country's top independent mover

JK Moving Services named country's top independent mover

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — JK Moving Services, a global moving, storage, relocation and logistics enterprise headquartered in metropolitan Washington, D.C., has been named the nation’s top independent moving company for 2016 by the American Moving & Storage Association.

Averitt associates contribute more than 4,000 hours of service in community challenge

Averitt associates contribute more than 4,000 hours of service in community challenge

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express associates recently teamed up to provide more than 4,000 hours of community service as part of their annual 40 for 40 Community Challenge.

FTR intermodal index measure remains in reasonably positive territory

FTR intermodal index measure remains in reasonably positive territory

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Intermodal Competitive Index (ICI) for December at a reading of 6.98 keeps the measure in reasonably positive territory.

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