Business
Business, Equipment

Cummins' 1Q Profits Improves

Diesel engine maker Cummins Inc. earned $143 million or $1.42 a share in the first quarter, up from $135 million or $1.35 a year earlier.

Transport Topics
April 27, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

March Trucking Index Gains

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

American Trucking Associations’ truck tonnage index rose 1.6% in March from a year ago, marking the first year-over-year increase since June, ATA said Thursday.

Transport Topics
April 27, 2007
Business

Universal Truckload’s Profit Dips

Universal Truckload Services's first-quarter profit fell $3.2 million or 20 cents a share, down from $4.6 million or 28 cents last year.

Transport Topics
April 27, 2007
Business

YRC’s 1Q Income Declines

Less-than-truckload carrier YRC Worldwide said late Thursday its first-quarter income was $1.3 million or 2 cents a share, down from $42.1 million or 71 cents a year earlier.

Transport Topics
April 27, 2007
Business, Safety

Rail, Intermodal Fall Again

TT File Photo

Rail carload and intermodal freight both fell last week compared with a year ago, continuing a trend this year, the Association of American Railroads said.

Transport Topics
April 27, 2007
Business

Old Dominion’s 1Q Profit Rises

Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line said Thursday its first-quarter profit rose to $13.6 million or 36 cents a share, from $13 million or 35 cents a year earlier.

Transport Topics
April 26, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Vitran’s 1Q Earnings Dip

Ambassador Bridge — TT File Photo

Toronto-based transportation firm Vitran Corp. said its first-quarter profit was $3.4 million or 25 cents a share, down from $3.8 million or 28 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
April 26, 2007
Business, Logistics

NS, KCS Report Mixed Results

Eastern freight railroad Norfolk Southern Corp.’s first-quarter profit fell, while Kansas City Southern said its net income nearly doubled.

Transport Topics
April 26, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Qualcomm’s Earnings Jump

Wireless-services provider Qualcomm Inc. reported its fiscal second-quarter profit jumped 22% to $726 million or 43 cents a share, from $593 million or 34 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
April 26, 2007
Business, Government

Fed Sees Some Upturns in Trucking Business

Rob Kruyt/ Bloomberg News

Federal Reserve districts reported some regional upturns in the trucking business, the Fed said in its latest “beige book” survey of economic conditions.

Transport Topics
April 25, 2007

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