BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for December rebounded after a one-month lull in November to a strong 9.2 reading, reflecting a full capacity environment driven by continued strength in freight demand.
In all areas of the country, diesel prices slid by about 2 or 3 cents a gallon, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported Monday, with the national on-highway average at $3.063, down 2.3 cents from last week’s $3.086.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday launched a “big week” for his long-awaited infrastructure plan, which envisions spurring $1.5 trillion in spending over a decade to rebuild roads and highways. The plan would fulfill some Trump campaign goals but rely heavily on state and local government for much of the funding.
RENTON, Wash. — In 2017, Paccar Parts set a new record with over 16 million global order lines shipped from its distribution centers. Through state-of-the-art supply chain systems and technology, PACCAR Parts delivered high levels of order fulfillment to DAF, Kenworth and Peterbilt dealers, and TRP Stores around the world in 2017.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR reports preliminary January North American Class 8 orders were at 47,200 units, significantly higher month-over-month at plus 28 percent and year-over-year up 116 percent.