Jim Stinson

Jim Stinson

Staff Reporter

@jimstinson

Jim received a business bachelor's degree from Boston University. He attended Indiana University and received a master's degree in journalism, and since then has been a business reporter, an Indiana Statehouse reporter, an editorial writer and a White House reporter.


Business, Equipment

Class 8 Orders in July Sink to Lowest Level Since 2010

Celadon truck with flatbed trailer Celadon plans to replace 2,000 trucks. (Celadon Group)

Class 8 orders were down to their lowest level since 2010 in July, according to ACT Research.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 14, 2019
Business, Logistics

At UPS, Brian Newman to Succeed Richard Peretz as CFO

Close-up photo of UPS truck and logo Brian Newman, PepsiCo's executive vice president for finance and operations in Latin America, will become UPS' Chief Financial Officer on Sept. 16. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

UPS Inc. said PepsiCo executive Brian Newman will replace Chief Financial Officer Richard Peretz.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 12, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Average Price Falls 2.1¢ to $3.011 a Gallon

Diesel fuel gauge Diesel costs 20.6 cents less than it did a year ago when it was $3.217 per gallon, the Department of Energy reported. (Getty Images)

The U.S. average retail price of diesel continued to drop, falling 2.1 cents to $3.011 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Aug. 12.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 12, 2019
Business, Equipment

Commercial Vehicle Group’s Revenue Up 4.2% in 2Q

Commercial Vehicle Group display CVGI's display at a 2017 trade show in Hanover, Germany. (Commercial Vehicle Group/Facebook)

Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. reported net income of $7.2 million for second-quarter 2019, down 46% compared with net income of $13.2 million in the prior-year period.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 9, 2019
Business, Technology

Uber Posts $5.2 Billion Loss in Q2

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi (Akio Kon/Bloomberg News)

Uber Technologies Inc. declared its worst quarterly earnings, reporting a $5.2 billion net loss for the quarter ending June 30.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 9, 2019
Business

Patriot Transportation Revenue Down 6.4% in Its 3Q

A Patriot Transportation's Florida Rock & Tank Lines truck. A Patriot Transportation's Florida Rock & Tank Lines truck. (IFADAT1 via YouTube)

Patriot Transportation reported net income of $396,000, or 12 cents per share, in its third quarter ended June 30, compared with $1,086,000, or 33 cents per share, in the same quarter last year.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 8, 2019
Business, Technology

Orbcomm Revenue Down 5.2% in 2Q

Orbcomm Inc., a provider of machine-to-machine and internet of things technologies, said it had a net loss of $6.4 million in the second quarter ended June 30, compared to a net loss of $7.2 million in the second quarter of 2018.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 7, 2019
Business

Kottke Trucking Acquires Wayne T. Fellows Inc.

Kottke Trucking vehicle. A Kottke Trucking vehicle. (Kottke Trucking)

Kottke Trucking Inc. has acquired Wayne T. Fellows Inc., a trucking company focused on refrigerated less-than-truckload and truckload shipping based out of Davenport, Fla., according to Kottke officials.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 7, 2019
Government, Business, Top 100

Jack Cooper Files for Bankruptcy, but Pledges 'Business as Usual'

A Jack Cooper truck transports cars down a highway. A Jack Cooper truck transports cars. (Jack Cooper Holdings Corp.)

Despite filing for bankruptcy, it will be “business as usual” for Jack Cooper Ventures Inc.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 7, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Roadrunner to Focus on 3PL, LTL After Net Losses in 2Q

Roadrunner Transportation Systems truck Roadrunner Transportation Systems

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. will narrow future operations to logistics and less-than-truckload after a disappointing second quarter, company officials said in an Aug. 7 news release.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 7, 2019

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