trucking

Government

DP World Becomes Partner in C-TPAT

DP World Ltd., the world’s fourth-biggest port operator, has been certified as a partner in the U.S. Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism initiative, Bloomberg reported.

June 13, 2008
Business, Government

CPI Rises 0.2% in May

The consumer price index rose 0.6% in may, the Labor Department said Friday.

June 13, 2008
Business, Government

Consumer Confidence Falls to 28-Year Low

U.S. consumer confidence fell to a 28-year low this month, according to the Reuters/University of Michigan monthly consumer sentiment index released Friday.

June 13, 2008
Business, Safety

Rail, Intermodal Traffic Decline

Rail and intermodal traffic fell for the week ended Saturday compared with the same week a year ago, the Association of American Railroads said.

June 12, 2008
Business, Government

Retail Sales Jump 1% in May

Retail sales jumped 1% in May, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

June 12, 2008
Business

Jobless Claims Jump 25,000 for Week

Initial jobless claims jumped 25,000 last week, the Labor Department said Thursday.

June 12, 2008

Opinion: Trucking Is Overtaxed

Click here to write a Letter to the Editor. The trucking industry is being overtaxed. Federal and state tax liabilities are rising at a more rapid rate for trucking than for the air and rail carriers with which motor carriers compete.

February 10, 2006

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