Republican senators outlined a $928 billion infrastructure proposal May 27 that would tap unused coronavirus aid, a counteroffer to President Joe Biden’s more sweeping plan as the two sides struggle to negotiate a bipartisan compromise and remain far apart on how to pay for the massive spending.
U.S. consumer confidence fell slightly in May for the first time this year as Americans were less optimistic about future job and income prospects but at the same time remain upbeat about current conditions.May 25, 2021
The nationwide lockdowns brought on by the pandemic cleared the roads of many passenger vehicles and helped truckers keep goods moving. However, as passenger cars gradually return, industry experts are considering how those pandemic-era roads affected safety and how drivers will respond once they start getting crowded again.May 20, 2021
Applications for U.S. state unemployment insurance fell last week to a fresh pandemic low, signaling steady improvement in the job market as remaining business restrictions are lifted.May 20, 2021
Applications for U.S. state unemployment insurance fell to a fresh pandemic low last week as business confidence strengthens and employers seek to fill more positions left open by restrictions.May 13, 2021
A financial services adviser urged trucking companies to learn as much as possible about new and existing customers’ ability to pay their bills, as navigating the post-pandemic economy will bring with it new challenges.May 7, 2021
Economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is putting pressure on the freight-hauling sector, and an industry expert said changes brought on by virus-related cutbacks are contributing to a tightening market that could rival earlier periods of growth.May 6, 2021
Unilever Plc and other big retail brands are among consumer giants adopting a toolkit to audit their shipping supply chains in an effort to help bring seafarers stuck on commercial vessels back home and eliminate human rights risks.