Equipment
Business, Equipment

Wabash National’s 2Q Loss Narrows

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Trailer manufacturer Wabash National Corp.’s second-quarter loss narrowed to $5.6 million or 72 cents per share, from a loss of $17.9 million, or 59 cents, a year ago.

Transport Topics
August 3, 2010
Government, Business, Equipment, Autonomous

N.J.-Pa. Bridge Upgrade Plan May Include Tolls

One of the last toll-free bridges across the Delaware River would charge truck tolls of $4 an axle under a plan to seek private investors to rebuild and operate the Interstate 95 Bridge that connects Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
August 3, 2010
Business, Equipment

ISM Manufacturing Index Expands at Slower Pace

U.S. manufacturing activity rose in July at the slowest pace this year, the Institute for Supply Management said Monday.

Transport Topics
August 2, 2010
Business, Equipment

Chicago Manufacturing Index Rises in July

Manufacturing activity in the Chicago region grew in July, showing expansion for the tenth straight month, the Institute for Supply Chain Management-Chicago said Friday.

Transport Topics
July 30, 2010
Business, Equipment

Goodyear Earns $28 Million in 2Q

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said Thursday it returned to profit in the second quarter after a loss last year.

Transport Topics
July 29, 2010
Business, Equipment

Cummins’ Profit Jumps in 2Q

Cummins Inc. said Tuesday its second-quarter profit jumped to $245 million, or $1.25 a share, from $56 million, or 28 cents, a year ago.

Transport Topics
July 27, 2010
Business, Equipment

Cooperation Alters Operations Among Warehouse Users

For more than 15 years, Just Born Inc., the Pennsylvania candy maker of Peeps and of Mike and Ike, transported newly made confections from its Bethlehem plant to two warehouses 75 miles away.

July 26, 2010
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Government

Initial 2Q Reports Show Profit Gains as Freight Volumes and Pricing Rebound

Carrier earnings for the second quarter started off on a positive note last week, with truckload carrier Landstar System Inc. reporting a 37% increase in net income and J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announcing a 52% rise in profit.

July 19, 2010
Business, Equipment

Philadelphia Factory Index Falls

Manufacturing levels in the Philadelphia region fell this month, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday.

Transport Topics
July 15, 2010
Business, Equipment

Cummins to Invest $100 Million in Indiana Engine Plant

Cummins Inc. said Friday it plans to invest about $100 million to expand its high-horsepower engine plant in Seymour, Ind., to add more lines of clean-diesel and natural gas engines in the future.

Transport Topics
July 9, 2010

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