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Truck Tonnage Index Rebounds in December, Rising 3.9%

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted truck tonnage index jumped 3.9% in December, following a 3.6% downturn in November.

Transport Topics
January 26, 2007
Business

Caterpillar Reports Record 4Q, Annual Profit and Revenue

Diesel engine and heavy-equipment manufacturer Caterpillar Inc. its fourth-quarter profit rose 4% to a record $882 million or $1.32 a share, up from $846 million or $1.20 a share a year earlier.

Transport Topics
January 26, 2007
Business

Marten Transport Reports Lower Fourth-Quarter Income

Refrigerated truckload carrier Marten Transport’s fourth-quarter income fell 27% to $5.2 million or 24 cents a share, from $7.1 million or 32 cents a year earlier.

Transport Topics
January 26, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

I-90 Reopened in Pennsylvania After 50-Vehicle Crash

State police said wreckage from a 50-vehicle chain-reaction crash was cleared and a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 90 east of Erie, Pa., was reopened shortly after 3 a.m. local time following a big snowstorm, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
January 26, 2007
Business

Covenant Transport Takes Loss for Fourth Quarter, Full Year

Covenant Transport late Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $894,000 or 6 cents a share, compared with a profit of $4 million or 28 cents a year earlier.

Transport Topics
January 25, 2007
Business

Heartland’s 4Q Earnings Dip; Profit for Full Year Rises

Truckload carrier Heartland Express said its fourth-quarter profit fell to $19.6 million or 20 cents a share, from $21.6 million or 22 cents a year earlier.

Transport Topics
January 25, 2007
Business, Logistics

Schneider Reports Higher Revenue for 2006

Truckload carrier Schneider National said Thursday it had $3.7 billion in revenue last year, up from $3.4 billion in 2005.

Transport Topics
January 25, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Swift Reports Lower 4Q Earnings; Full-Year Profit Rises

Truckload carrier Swift Transportation Co. said late Wednesday its fourth-quarter profit fell from a year earlier due to a “soft freight environment.”

Transport Topics
January 25, 2007
Business, Logistics

Existing Home Sales Drop in December

Existing home sales fell 0.8% in December and purchases for the year fell by the most since 1989, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.

Transport Topics
January 25, 2007
Business, Autonomous

USA Truck’s Fourth-Quarter Earnings Plunge on Lower Tonnage

Truckload carrier USA Truck on Thursday reported its fourth-quarter profit plunged to $1.2 million or 11 cents a share, from $4.3 million or 37 cents a year earlier, on lower tonnage and demand.

Transport Topics
January 25, 2007

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