Friday, September 22, 2017
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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.

ACS, Loves announce extension of TripPak EXPRESS agreement

ACS, Loves announce extension of TripPak EXPRESS agreement

DALLAS — Affiliated Computer Services has announced a multiple year extension with Love’s Travel Stops for the continued placement of TripPak EXPRESS drop boxes at more than 150 participating Love’s locations, including 30 new locations.

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