Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Arkansas trucking firm placed in receivership

Arkansas trucking firm placed in receivership

FORT SMITH, Ark. — A Fort Smith trucking company has been placed into receivership and stopped all its over the road operations.

First-time jobless claims drop slightly

First-time jobless claims drop slightly

WASHINGTON — The number of newly laid-off workers requesting jobless benefits fell slightly last week for the third straight time. But initial claims remain above levels that would signal net job gains.

Teamsters to discuss possible contract relief for ABF

Teamsters to discuss possible contract relief for ABF

WASHINGTON — The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has scheduled a Thursday conference call for its Arkansas Best Freight members to discuss possible modifications to the National Master Freight Agreement, the contract under which union workers are employed at the less-than-truckload carrier.

February wholesale prices drop 0.6 percent

February wholesale prices drop 0.6 percent

WASHINGTON — Prices at the wholesale level plunged in February by the largest amount in seven months as a big drop in energy prices offset higher food costs.

YRC reports 4Q profit, but on shaky ground

YRC reports 4Q profit, but on shaky ground

NEW YORK — YRC Worldwide, one of the country's largest trucking companies, said that it had returned to a profit during the fourth quarter, but also underscored its precarious financial situation.

Arrow celebrates 60th anniversary; founder retires

Arrow celebrates 60th anniversary; founder retires

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Arrow Truck Sales Inc. is celebrating its 60th year as a retailer of used, heavy and medium duty trucks and trailers in North America.

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