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US hiring slowed to 155K jobs, trucking gains on seasonally adjusted data
US hiring slowed to 155K jobs, trucking gains on seasonally adjusted data

WASHINGTON  — U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in November, a slowdown from recent months but enough to suggest that the economy is expanding at a solid pace despite sharp gyrations..

Bendix tech tips: Bumper to bumper winter prep
Bendix tech tips: Bumper to bumper winter prep

ELYRIA, Ohio — Technically, no, winter’s not here yet. But in the practical sense, the season’s dropping temperatures, snow and ice are already impacting large parts of North America, so..

Demand for vans, reefers on spot market especially strong
Demand for vans, reefers on spot market especially strong

PORTLAND, Ore. — Demand for vans and refrigerated trucks on the spot truckload freight market was exceptionally strong during the week ending December 1, according to DAT Solutions, which operates..

Class 8 truck orders subside in November
Class 8 truck orders subside in November

Two companies that analyze truck orders have reported the torrid pace of the past few months subsided in November. According to ACT Research, preliminary North America Class 8 net order..

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, some of this stuff is getting redundant
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, some of this stuff is getting redundant

Oh, man, it’s column time again. You know what? I’m going to have to be straight with you. There isn’t a darned thing I feel like talking about this time..

USA Truck rebrands to focus on comprehensive capacity solutions
USA Truck rebrands to focus on comprehensive capacity solutions

VAN BUREN, Ark. —USA Truck, a capacity solutions provider headquartered in Van Buren, Arkansas, has updated its branding as “USAT Capacity Solutions.” The new branding better reflects a focus on..

ACT outlook predicts Class 8 production to continue growth trend into 2019
ACT outlook predicts Class 8 production to continue growth trend into 2019

COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to the recently released N.A. Commercial Vehicle On-Highway Engine Outlook published by ACT Research and Rhein Associates, Class 8 production is expected to continue its growth..

Diesel prices slide 7th straight week to $3.207
Diesel prices slide 7th straight week to $3.207

Although oil prices jumped Monday, December 3 amid talk that OPEC will cut production, it wasn’t soon enough to keep diesel prices from slipping for the seventh week in a..

Tariff tensions shadow U..S, Canada, Mexico trade pact signing
Tariff tensions shadow U..S, Canada, Mexico trade pact signing

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — President Donald Trump teamed up with the leaders of Canada and Mexico on Friday to sign a revised North American trade pact, a deal that fulfills..

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