Business
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

ATA, Con-way Set Holiday Safety Message

American Trucking Associations and Con-way Freight have teamed up to launch a national public service announcement safe-driving campaign for the holiday season.

Transport Topics
December 12, 2007
Business, Government

Wholesale Inventories Unchanged in October

Wholesale inventories were flat in October, while sales jumped 0.7%, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

Transport Topics
December 12, 2007
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

Officials Cite Training, Technology, Design to Reduce Tank Truck Rollovers Crashes

BALTIMORE — Trucking and government officials emphasized the importance of training in preventing rollover crashes, but they also said the use of technology and changes to trailer design were cost-effective ways to reduce crashes.

December 12, 2007
Business, Safety, Technology, Government

Old Dominion Buys Denver Carrier

Old Dominion Freight Line said it would purchase some assets of Bullocks Express Transportation, a Denver-based trucking company.

Transport Topics
December 12, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Covenant to Take Modest Loss or Break Even in 4Q

Truckload carrier Covenant Transportation Group said Wednesday it expects to report break-even to a net loss of 10 cents per share for the fourth quarter.

Transport Topics
December 12, 2007
Government, Business, Fuel

October Trade Gap Rises 1.2%

The U.S. trade deficit widened in October as crude oil prices surged, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

Transport Topics
December 12, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

FedEx Ground Plans $87 Million Ohio Hub

FedEx Corp. said Tuesday it will be build an $87 million facility in Ohio for its FedEx Ground unit, as part of plans to double its North American ground shipping capacity.

Transport Topics
December 11, 2007
Business

Fed Cuts Key Interest Rate Quarter-Point to 4.25%

The Federal Reserve voted Tuesday to lower the benchmark U.S. interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 4.25%, the third reduction in four years.

Transport Topics
December 11, 2007
Fuel, Business, Government

DOE Boosts ’08 Diesel Price Forecast

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

The Department of Energy sharply boosted its projections for diesel fuel prices into 2008, raising its forecast from a month ago by 18 cents a gallon for this month alone, to an average of $3.36 a gallon.

Transport Topics
December 11, 2007
Business, Government

N.Y. Thruway Truck Tolls Set to Rise in January

Truck traffic will shift to secondary roads if a proposed toll increase on the New York state Thruway goes into effect, business leaders told state lawmakers Monday, the Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
December 11, 2007

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