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UPS Reports Lower 1Q Profit

UPS Inc.

UPS Inc. said Wednesday that its first-quarter net income fell to $843 million or 78 cents a share, from $975 million or 89 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
April 25, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

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April 25, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Ryder’s First-Quarter Profit Rises

Ryder System said Wednesday its first-quarter profit rose 8% to $51.3 million or 84 cents a share, from $47.6 million or 77 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
April 25, 2007
Business, Government

ABF’s 1Q Profit Declines

Arkansas Best Corp. said Wednesday its first-quarter net income fell to $4.8 million or 19 cents a share, from $6.1 million or 24 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
April 25, 2007
Business, Government

New Home Sales Rise 2.6%

New home sales rose for the first time in six months in March, gaining 2.6%, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

Transport Topics
April 25, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

DOT Clears 23 Mexican Carriers For Cross-Border Pilot Project

By Sean McNally, Senior Reporter

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April 25, 2007
Business, Safety

Letters to the Editor: Speed Limits; Maintenance Issues

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Speed Limits

April 25, 2007
Business, Government

Durables Orders Rise 3.4%

Durable goods orders rose 3.4% in March, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

Transport Topics
April 25, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

C.H. Robinson’s Profit Improves

Transportation and logistics firm C.H. Robinson Worldwide said its first-quarter net income jumped 25.6% to $73 million or 42 cents a share, up from $58.1 million or 33 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
April 24, 2007
Business, Government, Equipment, Autonomous

Michelin’s 1Q Sales Gain

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Tire maker Michelin & Cie. said its first-quarter sales rose 5.5% on higher prices and demand from truck makers, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
April 24, 2007

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