WASHINGTON — The post office is renewing its effort to drop Saturday delivery — and plans a rate increase — in an effort to fend off a projected $7 billion loss this year
THE WOODLANDS, Texas — FleetPride Inc., the nation’s largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, has opened a new location in Bossier City, La., the company said Tuesday. The Bossier City branch is located along the east bank of the Red River across from Shreveport in northwest Louisiana. This new branch extends FleetPride’s reach into northwest Louisiana.
LOWELL, Ark. — J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has increased the number of seats on its Board of Directors and elected Douglas G. Duncan to fill the vacancy created by the addition, the company said Monday.
WASHINGTON — Freight traffic on U.S. railroads was down slightly near the end of February in comparison with last year, primarily because of a sharp drop in coal loadings, the Association of American Railroads reported.
NEW YORK — Mixed reports Monday on manufacturing, construction and personal income and spending made clear that the economy is enjoying modest growth even though the recovery remains fragile.