Transport Topics Online
The Newspaper of Trucking and Freight Transportation
Welcome  Guest  Log In         
2/28/2013 10:00:00 AM Write a Letter to the Editor Write a letter to the Editor

Chicago Manufacturing Activity Expands in February

Manufacturing activity in the Chicago area expanded in February, the Institute for Supply Management-Chicago said Thursday.

ISM’s business index rose to a reading of 56.8, the highest since March, from 55.6 in January. Readings over 50 indicate expansion.

Economists had forecast a reading of 54, Bloomberg News reported.

Chicago is a major center of U.S. manufacturing, which is one of trucking’s largest and most important customers.

By Transport Topics

Follow Transport Topics on Subscribe to get up to the minute news briefs and more from our feeds. RSS Twitter Twitter Facebook Facebook

© 2013, Transport Topics Publishing Group. All rights reserved.


  RELATED ARTICLES

 
LATEST NEWS



 
LATEST JOBS
Follow Us

Newsletters

TTExpress
This free daily newsletter delivers the latest headlines.

TT Executive Suite
This subscriber-only newsletter program tailors your news.

Services

Advertising




© American Trucking Associations, Inc., All Rights Reserved TTNews.com Privacy Statement