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Landstar launches new customer-focused Web site

Landstar launches new customer-focused Web site

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Landstar System Inc. reports the company has launched its redesigned Web site at www.landstar.com.

White House credits stimulus with up to 2 million jobs

White House credits stimulus with up to 2 million jobs

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is trumpeting a new White House estimate that his top economist calls “stunning”: His stimulus plan has already created or saved up to 2 million jobs.

ArvinMeritor demo’s for Transportation Secretary LaHood

ArvinMeritor demo’s for Transportation Secretary LaHood

TROY, Mich. — ArvinMeritor, Inc. today hosted U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood to showcase the company's advanced technologies for Class 8 commercial vehicles. Highlighted technologies included the dual-mode hybrid Class 8 drivetrain and stability control and collision safety systems, offered by the company's Meritor WABCO joint venture.

November trade deficit increases to $36.4 billion

November trade deficit increases to $36.4 billion

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit jumped to the highest level in 10 months as an improving U.S. economy pushed up demand for imports. However, exports rose as well, boosted by a weaker dollar, supporting the view that American manufacturers will be helped by a rebounding global economy.

ATA promotes trucking safety and legal experts

ATA promotes trucking safety and legal experts

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations this week promoted three of its industry experts — David Osiecki, Robert Digges and Prasad Sharma — to policy, regulatory and legal positions.

Old Dominion announces general rate increase

Old Dominion announces general rate increase

THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., says it increasing its base rates effective Jan. 18.

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