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September 19, 2014

Chinese Commercial Telematics Market to Surpass U.S. by Decade’s End, Report Predicts
Driver Appreciation Week: Words of Thanks
Espar Launches Fuel-Cell CNG Heaters
US Port Labor Talks Turn on Automation Cutting Workers
Intermodal Rail Traffic Rises 5%
Leading Economic Indicators Increase 0.2% in August

September 18, 2014

Publishing Exec Brad Bentley Hired as President of Truckload Carriers Association
Tech Vendors Announce McLeod Integrations
ATRI Releases Sustainable Freight Practices Compendium
Volvo’s North American Deliveries Rise 22% in August
Bendix to Debut Next-Gen Truck Safety System in 2015
Container Volume at S.C. Ports Rises 13% in August
Housing Starts Drop in August
Jobless Claims Decline to Two-Month Low of 280,000

September 17, 2014

FedEx Corp’s First-Quarter Income Rises 24% to $606 Million
Quality Begins Intermodal Rail Service
Peterbilt Debuts New Garbage Truck Configuration
Consumer Prices Drop for First Time in a Year
McLeod Aims to Provide ‘Frictionless’ Data Flow
Homebuilder Confidence Rises to Nine-Year High

September 16, 2014

UPS Plans to Boost Holiday Hiring
DAT Report Shows Loads Rise 32% in August
Truckers and Nevada Officials Worry About Another Storm Hitting I-15
Clean Energy, Mansfield Form Nat-Gas Joint Venture for Bulk-Fuel Market
Container Traffic Rises at Port of L.A., Drops at Long Beach
Diesel Resumes Decline, Slipping 1.3¢ to $3.801
Volvo Used-Truck Search Tool Available
Wholesale Prices Little Changed in August

September 15, 2014

Con-way Workers Back Union at Texas LTL Terminal
I-15 Partially Reopened; Truckers Traveling North Still Detoured
Largest US Bakery to Use Nat Gas in Fleet
Auto Manufacturing Slips in August, But Decline may be Short-Lived
Electric Truck Maker Shuts Down
Manufacturing in New York Area Expands in September

September 12, 2014

Western Star Unveils 5700XE
XPO Says $700 Million Funding Will Speed Acquisitions
BNSF Union Members Reject 1-Person Train Crew Plan
Covenant Forecasts Higher 3Q Earnings
Transport Canada Sells Three Ports in Newfoundland
Consumer Sentiment Rises to Highest in 14 Months
Nevada Hoping to Get I-15 Reopened This Weekend, But Not to All Trucks
Weekly Intermodal Traffic Rises 4.5%
Import Prices Decline for Second Month in August
Retail Sales Increase by Most in Four Months

September 11, 2014

Truck Transportation Deaths Drop 8% in 2013
Panama Canal Expansion Pushed to 2016
Omnitek Receives EPA Certification for Detroit Nat-Gas Engine
Fleet Advantage Promotes Holland to President
Unemployment Claims Rise to Two Month High

September 10, 2014

Hub Group Switches Drivers to Employee Status
DOT Freight Transportation Index Rises 3.2% in July
DOE Lowers Diesel-Price Forecast
Visteon Board Said to Weigh Splitting Into Two Companies
Peterbilt Demonstrates Autonomous Driving Technologies
Wholesale Inventories Rise in July

September 09, 2014

Cass Freight Index Rises in August
Vigillo Expands Athena Data-Mining Platform
Three Ocean Carriers Plan New Alliance
Quantum, Mainstay Form Alliance for CNG Tanks
Manitoulin Acquires LTL Division of Westcan Freight
Swift Execs Skip Conference as Phoenix Floods
Mack Introduces MP7 Super Econodyne Powertrain
Consumer Credit Surges on Loans for Automobiles


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