Business
Business, Government

FedEx Expands Truckload Brokerage to Canada

FedEx Truckload Brokerage has expanded its coverage to many parts of Canada, the company said Monday.

Transport Topics
May 5, 2008
Business, Government

Senators Want EPA to Waive Future Ethanol Mandates

A group of Senate Republicans want the Environmental Protection Agency to consider waiving ethanol production mandates, amid rising food prices, the Associated Press reported Monday.

Transport Topics
May 5, 2008
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business, Safety, Government

ISM Services Index Expands

The U.S. economy’s service showed expansion last month, the Institute for Supply Management said Monday.

Transport Topics
May 5, 2008
Business

Pilgrim’s Pride Reports Fiscal 2Q Loss

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., the world’s biggest poultry processor, said Monday it lost $111.4 million, or $1.67 per share, in its fiscal second quarter, compared with a  loss of $40.1 million, or 60 cents, a year ago.

Transport Topics
May 5, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Auto Industry Seeks States’ Support on Emissions Rules

The automobile industry is focusing on state lawmakers in an effort to head off any plans to regulate greenhouse-gas emissions similarly to California, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

Transport Topics
May 5, 2008
Business, Logistics, Government

Gasoline Surges 15¢ to $3.62

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Gasoline prices jumped 15 cents in the past two weeks to a national average $3.62 a gallon, according to the latest Lundberg Survey of filling stations released Sunday.

Transport Topics
May 5, 2008
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

Fuel Cards Offer New Services as Competition Intensifies

Competition among fuel-card providers to keep major fleets is intensifying as carriers seek to mitigate the $4-a-gallon cost of fuel by paying closer attention to how it’s purchased.

May 5, 2008
Business, Government

March Freight Dips; First Decline Since October

A report that truck tonnage declined in March provided new evidence that the U.S. economy is still weak, amid more signs that manufacturing and consumer spending will generate less freight for trucking to move in months to come.

Transport Topics
May 5, 2008
Government, Business, Safety

Complex Engines Can Help Dealer Profits, ATD Says

GRAPEVINE, Texas — The increasing complexity of diesel engines represents a major opportunity for profitability in dealership maintenance shops, said the departing chairman of American Truck Dealers.

May 5, 2008
Business, Logistics, Fuel, Government

Diesel Rises 3.4¢ to $4.177

U.S. retail diesel prices set a record for the third consecutive week as the national average rose 3.4 cents a gallon to $4.177, according to data from the Department of Energy.

May 5, 2008

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