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NFI Expands Brokerage, Intermodal Business With Purchase of SCR Air Services

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NFI completed the purchase of SCR Air Services Inc., a Seattle-based freight brokerage firm that specializes in shipping food and other products needing temperature control, the company announced Feb. 11. Terms were not disclosed.

February 13, 2019
Business, Government, Logistics

American Consumer Comfort Remains Close to a 15-Year High

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Consumer confidence last week held close to the highest level in more than 15 years as Americans felt a little better about their finances and whether it’s a good time to spend, Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index data showed May 4.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
May 4, 2017
Business, Government, Logistics

American Consumers' Economic Expectations Strongest Since 2001

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Consumer confidence rebounded last week as Americans became the most upbeat about the economy since 2001, the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index figures showed April 27.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
April 27, 2017
Business, Government, Logistics

Consumer Comfort Rises for Fifth Time in Last Six Weeks

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Americans’ confidence climbed for the fifth time in the last six weeks, resulting in the strongest quarterly sentiment since 2007, Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index figures showed April 6.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
April 6, 2017
Business, Government, Logistics

Consumer Confidence Rises to Highest Since December 2000

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Consumer confidence jumped in March to the highest level in more than 16 years, as Americans grew increasingly upbeat about both present and future conditions, according to a report March 28 from the New York-based Conference Board.

Bloomberg News
March 28, 2017
Business, Government, Logistics

Consumer Comfort Hits 10-Year High on Economic Outlook

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Consumer comfort rose to an almost 10-year high in the final week of February on increased optimism about the U.S. economy and more favorable views about personal finances and the buying climate, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index showed March 2.

Austin Weinstein | Bloomberg News
March 2, 2017
Business, Government, Logistics

New Year, Same Story for US Growth Driven by Consumers

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Busy storefronts and an inflation pickup show the world’s largest economy is starting 2017 much the same way it ended 2016: driven by the consumer.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 16, 2017
Business, Government, Logistics

Consumer Sentiment Cooled in February on Views of Finances

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Consumer confidence retreated in February from a 13-year high, as Americans tempered expectations of their finances and the economy.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 10, 2017
Business, Government, Logistics

Consumer Comfort Increases on Optimism About Economy

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American consumer sentiment climbed last week as views on the economy matched the highest level since 2007, according to figures in the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index released Feb 2.

Austin Weinstein | Bloomberg News
February 2, 2017
Business, Government, Logistics

Consumer Confidence Eases From More Than 15-Year High

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Consumer confidence retreated in January from a more than 15-year high as Americans tempered their economic expectations and waited for President Trump and lawmakers to deliver on promises to boost employment and jump-start growth, data from the New York-based Conference Board showed Jan. 31.

Austin Weinstein and Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
January 31, 2017

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