Total US hiring slows as economy weakens; trucking loses 5600 jobs

Total US hiring slows as economy weakens; trucking loses 5600 jobs

The Trucker  – ‎2 hours ago‎
For hire trucking lost 5,600 jobs based on the not seasonally adjusted numbers posted by the Labor Department. When the numbers came out for August, there was a 700 job increase, but the current report shows there was an actual loss of 800 jobs between …

Will heavy loads be trucking through town in Treasure Valley?

The Idaho Statesman  – ‎15 hours ago‎
A trucking company has asked the Idaho Transportation Department to let it to haul up to 129,000-pound loads of lumber, steel, grain and fertilizer as many as 1,750 times a year along a route through north Meridian and Garden City into the heart of Boise.

Trucking firms see drop in fuel prices, but other costs rise

Arkansas Online  – ‎Oct 1, 2015‎
“In turn, the additional insurance costs associated with those purchases, along with increasing driver pay to recruit and retain their drivers, it is likely that the truckingindustry will continue to see overall operating costs rise in spite of

New trucking initiative seeks to polish industry’s image to nation

Logistics Management  – ‎Sep 29, 2015‎
Kevin Burch heads the “America Advances Through Trucking” initiative that seeks to emphasize the importance, essentiality and safety of the industry that moves 70 percent of America’s freight.

Trucker Path aligns with trucking associations

Fleet Owner  – ‎Oct 1, 2015‎
“All of these organizations play major roles in promoting, advocating and supporting the interests of trucking,” said Ivan Tsybaev, CEO and founder of Trucker Path. “Because we are equally committed to advancing the interests oftrucking and truckers

Technology Driving Trucking and Logistics M&A Boom: The Story of 2015

MarketWatch  – ‎21 hours ago‎
“We’re executing a steady M&A growth strategy by purchasing attractively priced trucking companies in the sweet spot for trucking — Central Canada and cross-border shipping to the U.S. In most cases, these companies are underperforming because they …

Does Swift’s reduced outlook signal trouble for trucking?  – ‎Sep 29, 2015‎
However, the reduction in earnings at the largest U.S. truckload carrier has more to do with growing pains related to adding capacity and changes in the trucking market than an economic crisis — even though high inventory levels and slower economic

Dalton Trucking organizing car show, adds ATV division

Victoria Advocate  – ‎Sep 30, 2015‎
Car show expert Kyle Dalton, owner of Dalton Trucking, wants to assure those who wish to attend, “anybody who wants to show their car can.

USA Truck Appoints Tewari to New Top Trucking Post | Transport Topics Online

Transport Topics Online  – ‎Sep 30, 2015‎
“His appointment and the broad range of responsibilities with which he is charged illustrate the steps we have designed to accelerate the pace of improvement in ourTrucking operations,” USA Truck CEO Tom Glaser said in a statement. “We believe Martin

Makoa Trucking Plans Expansion

Molokai Dispatch  – ‎Sep 30, 2015‎
With an increasing demand for storage space and limited area for its vehicles, Makoa Trucking & Services plans to add a 1,920-square-foot steel warehouse at 40 Hio Place, across the street from Rawlins Chevron station.

USA Truck names Con-way’s Tewari president of trucking  – ‎Sep 29, 2015‎
USA Truck continues to restructure its management team, hiring 25-year truckingveteran Martin Tewari as president of trucking, a new position at the company. Tewari, formerly vice president of operations at Con-way Truckload, will report to USA Truck …

Trucking companies are supposed to do safety inspections. This crash shows you

Legal Examiner  – ‎Sep 30, 2015‎
A trucker on the opposite side of the highway was hauling a truck and trailer back to Canada when a rear wheel came off his trailer.

Trucking Makes a Comeback, but Small Operators Miss Out

Wall Street Journal  – ‎Sep 23, 2015‎
A recovering U.S. economy is driving record demand for trucking. But many smaller operators, who make up the vast majority of the roughly 470,000 for-hire fleets on the road today, say they’re missing out on the boom.

Celadon Group purchases Louisiana trucking business

Indianapolis Business Journal  – ‎Sep 30, 2015‎
The company has a trucking terminal in Shreveport and other facilities in Sibley, Louisiana; West Memphis, Arkansas; and Madisonville, Kentucky.

Ex-Arrow Trucking CEO asks Tulsa judge for lighter sentence

Washington Times  – ‎Sep 30, 2015‎
TULSA, Okla. (AP) – The former CEO of Arrow Trucking Co. is asking a federal judge in Tulsa for leniency when he’s sentenced for conspiracy and tax evasion.

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