Federal Reserve districts reported some regional upturns in the trucking business, the Fed said in its latest “beige book” survey of economic conditions.April 25, 2007
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April 25, 2007
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.April 25, 2007
New home sales rose for the first time in six months in March, gaining 2.6%, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.April 25, 2007
By Sean McNally, Senior Reporter
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Durable goods orders rose 3.4% in March, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.April 25, 2007
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.April 24, 2007
Tire maker Michelin & Cie. said its first-quarter sales rose 5.5% on higher prices and demand from truck makers, Bloomberg reported.April 24, 2007
The national average price of retail diesel fuel fell for the first time in a month, dropping 2.6 cents to $2.851 a gallon, the Energy Department said Monday.April 24, 2007
Trucking companies are concerned that new emissions rules in effect this year are hurting mileage and their bottom lines, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.April 24, 2007