Business
Business, Safety

Mack, Michelin Continue to Sponsor Share the Road Program in 2008

ORLANDO, Fla. — Mack Trucks said it will once again be the primary sponsor for American Trucking Associations’ Share the Road program in 2008.

Transport Topics
October 26, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Opinion: ‘Load ’em High and Tight...’

My dad started Graves Truck Lines, with his dad, in 1935 at the height of the Great Depression. It was their response to the “What now?” that followed the loss of the family farm.

October 26, 2007
Business

Old Dominion Freight Line’s 3Q Income Dips

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Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line said Thursday its third-quarter profit declined slightly from a year ago.

Transport Topics
October 25, 2007
Business, Equipment

Cummins’ 3Q Profit Improves

Bloomberg News

Diesel engine maker Cummins Inc. said Thursday its third-quarter profit rose to $184 million or $1.84 a share, from $171 million or $1.69 a year ago.

Transport Topics
October 25, 2007
Business, Government

New Home Sales Rise 4.8%

New home rose 4.8% in September, after the Commerce Department revised previous months’ sales upward, Commerce said Thursday.

Transport Topics
October 25, 2007
Business

Navistar Reports ’03-’04 Loss of $365 Million

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Navistar International Corp., which has not filed financial reports in two years, said Thursday it lost $365 million from 2003 through 2004, when it previously had posted a profit of $230 million, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
October 25, 2007
Business, Government

Durable Orders Fall 1.7% in September

Durable goods orders fell 1.7% in September saw their biggest drop in seven months, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
October 25, 2007
Business

Jobless Claims Rise 8,000 for Week

Initial jobless claims rose by 8,000 last week to 331,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
October 25, 2007
Business

Celadon’s 1Q Income Drops

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Truckload carrier Celadon Group said late Wednesday its fiscal first-quarter profit plunged 64.8% and that it had authorized a buyback of two million shares of its stock.

Transport Topics
October 25, 2007
Business, Safety

Editorial: Incentives Matter

The dependably agreeable weather of Florida this time of year is an incentive for the industry to meet again in Orlando for American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference & Exhibition.

October 25, 2007

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