WASHINGTON — The average on-highway cost of a gallon of diesel dropped two-tenths of one cent to $2.595 for the week ending April 24, the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy reported Monday.
ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 1 percent in March, following a 0.1 percent decline during February.
Sales of Class 8 trucks continued on a lackluster annual pace in March, even though March sales were up 32.1 percent over February.
WASHINGTON — The February Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 1.5 percent from January to 126.4, an all-time high according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)
WASHINGTON — Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports should continue to see strong increases throughout the spring and summer as the nation’s economy improves, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for February took a positive step, moving up about 2.5 points from January to a reading of 5.11.