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Environmental group sues over proposed intermodal hub

Environmental group sues over proposed intermodal hub

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Natural Resources Defense Council has joined efforts to stop construction of a large rail yard project in southwest Johnson County.

ArvinMeritor breaks even on lower costs

ArvinMeritor breaks even on lower costs

TROY, Mich. — Auto and truck parts supplier ArvinMeritor Inc. said Feb. 2 it broke even in the fiscal first quarter as cost cutting measures countered lower sales and helped reverse a year-ago loss.

FTR: More freight to boost truck, trailer sales in 2011

FTR: More freight to boost truck, trailer sales in 2011

NASHVILLE, Ind. — Accelerating economic activity has led FTR Associates to increase its estimates of the amount of truck freight that was moving at year-end 2009, as reported in the January edition of FTR’s North American Commercial Truck and Trailer Report.

ATA to call for greater federal oversight to limit speculation

ATA to call for greater federal oversight to limit speculation

ARLINGTON, Va. — Speaking on behalf of the American Trucking Associations, Con-way Inc. Vice President Randy Mullett will call on Congress to improve transparency in the over-the-counter markets and establish aggregate position limits across all trading platforms during a press conference tomorrow at 1 p.m. on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Mullett will also address the effects of excessive oil speculation on America’s trucking industry.

Cummins reports most profitable 4th quarter in company history

Cummins reports most profitable 4th quarter in company history

COLUMBUS, Ind. – Cummins Inc. today reported that the fourth quarter 2009 was the most profitable fourth quarter in company history, eclipsing the previous mark set in 2007.

UPS 4Q profit nearly triples from year earlier

UPS 4Q profit nearly triples from year earlier

ATLANTA — Shipping giant UPS Inc. says a strong holiday shipping season and solid international business propelled it to a fourth-quarter profit of $757 million, nearly triple what it was a year ago.

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