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YRC Reports Lower 2Q Profit

YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide said late Thursday its second-quarter net earnings were $36.3 million, or 62 cents a share, down from a profit of $55.4 million, or 95 cents, a year ago.

July 24, 2008
Business

BNSF Reports Lower 2Q Income; Sets 25% Dividend Boost

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. said Thursday its second-quarter profit fell to $350 million, or $1 a share, from $433 million, or $1.20, a year earlier.

July 24, 2008
Business, Government

House Passes Bill to Boost Bridge Inspections

WASHINGTON — The House Thursday approved a bill that would require states to update their highway bridge inspection standards and perform annual inspections of structurally deficient bridges.

Rebecca Richards | Special to Transport Topics
July 24, 2008
Business

Old Dominion’s 2Q Earnings Improve

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Old Dominion Freight Line said its second-quarter profit rose to $23.9 million, or 64 cents a share, from $22.5 million, or 60 cents, a year ago.

July 24, 2008
Government, Business, Safety

Rush Enterprises’ 2Q Earnings Fall

Truck dealership Rush Enterprises’ first-quarter net income fell to $6.1 million, or 16 cents a share, down from $13 million, or 34 cents, a year ago.

July 24, 2008
Business

Con-way’s Second-Quarter Income Gains

Con-way Inc.

Con-way Inc. said its second-quarter net income increased to $48.7 million, or $1.02 per share, from $46.4 million, or 96 cents, a year earlier.

July 24, 2008
Business, Logistics

Existing Home Sales Fall 2.6% in June

Existing homes sales fell in June to the lowest level in a decade, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.

July 24, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Hub Group Reports Higher 2Q Earnings

Third-party logistics company and freight broker Hub Group’s second-quarter net income rose to $15 million, or 40 cents a share, from $13.8 million, or 35 cents, a year ago.

July 24, 2008
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Union Pacific’s 2Q Profit Jumps 19%

Union Pacific Corp. said Thursday its second-quarter profit rose 19%, on higher demand for agricultural transportation.

July 24, 2008
Business, Safety, Government

Knight Reports Lower 2Q Earnings

Truckload carrier Knight Transportation’s second-quarter profit fell to $12.7 million, or 15 cents a share, from $18.2 million, or 21 cents, a year ago.

July 24, 2008

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