Business
Business, Logistics

Home Sales Fall to Lowest Level on Record

Existing homes sales fell in September to the lowest level since record keeping began in 1999, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday.

Transport Topics
October 24, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Bill Offering Safety Tax Credit Praised

A bill introduced in the House of Representatives that would give trucking fleets a 50% tax credit for investing in safety technologies has won praise from transportation and safety officials, but they acknowledged the legislation likely faces an uphill battle.

October 24, 2007
Business

UAW Strikes International Plants

TT File Photo

More than 4,000 United Auto Workers employees of International Truck and Engine Corp. went on strike late Tuesday, alleging unfair labor practices, the UAW said.

Transport Topics
October 24, 2007
Government, Business, Logistics

SoCal Fires Close Part of Interstate 5

Interstate 5 in Southern California is closed in both directions near Camp Pendleton, as firefighters continue to battle ongoing blazes burning close to the freeway, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
October 24, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Ryder’s Third-Quarter Earnings Improve

Trucking and logistics firm Ryder System said Wednesday its third-quarter profit rose, as its supply chain unit showed improvement.

Transport Topics
October 24, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

TransForce Reports Lower Third-Quarter Earnings

Canadian transportation firm TransForce Income Fund said Wednesday its third-quarter earnings declined, due in part to a slowdown in truck volumes.

Transport Topics
October 24, 2007
Business

Con-way’s 3Q Profit Declines

Con-way Inc.

Con-way Inc. said late Tuesday its third-quarter net income fell to $39 million or 78 cents a share, from $64.8 million or $1.24 per share a year ago.

Transport Topics
October 24, 2007
Business

Paccar Reports Lower 3Q Earnings; Boosts Dividend

Heavy-duty truck maker Paccar Inc. said Wednesday its third-quarter profit fell 25% on continued lower demand, but the company boosted its quarterly dividend.

Transport Topics
October 24, 2007
Business

Volvo’s 3Q Operating Profit Improves

Truck maker Volvo AB’s earnings before interest and taxes were about $772 million, with its truck-unit operating profit rising 1%, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

Transport Topics
October 24, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Ryder’s Third-Quarter Earnings Improve

Trucking and logistics firm Ryder System said Wednesday its third-quarter profit rose, as its supply chain unit showed improvement.

Transport Topics
October 24, 2007

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