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U.S. Average Diesel Price Drops 2.9 Cents To $3.833

The U.S. average price of a gallon of diesel fuel fell for the second consecutive week during the week ended Monday, Sept. 19, falling 2.9 cents to $3.833, according to the U.S. ...

Monthly Freight Index Unchanged In July, Year-Over-Year Up 3.8%

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry remained the same in July as in June, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics' Freight Transportation Services ...

U.S. Diesel Price Retreats Slightly After Climbing Two Weeks

After climbing for two consecutive weeks, the U.S. average price of a gallon of diesel fuel declined slightly during the week ended Monday, Sept. 12, falling 0.6 cents to $3.862, according to ...

Diesel Prices Jump 4.8 Cents To $3.868

The U.S. average price of a gallon of diesel fuel increased for the second straight week during the week ended Monday, Sept. 5, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information ...

Preliminary August Net Class 8 Orders Up 11% Over July

FTR Associates has released preliminary data showing August Class 8 truck total net orders for all major North American OEM’s at 20,513, an 11 percent increase over July. Despite this modest improvement, ...

U.S. Diesel Price Climbs After Falling For A Month

After declining for four consecutive weeks, the U.S. average price of a gallon of diesel fuel increased 1.0 cent to $3.82 for the week ending Monday, Aug. 29, according to the U.S. ...

Monthly Tonnage Index Down 1.3% In July, Year-Over-Year Up 3.9%

The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.3 percent in July after rising a revised 2.6 percent in June. June’s increase was slightly less than the 2.8 ...

Fourth Straight Week Of Falling U.S. Diesel Prices

The U.S. average price of a gallon of diesel fuel declined for the fourth consecutive week, declining 2.5 cents to $3.81 for the week ending Monday, Aug. 22, according to the U.S. ...

U.S. Diesel Price Falls More Than 6 Cents

The U.S. average price of a gallon of diesel fuel declined for the third consecutive week, declining 6.2 cents to $3.835 for the week ending Monday, Aug. 15, according to the U.S. ...

FTR Shippers’ Condition Index Improves Slightly

FTR Associates’ Shippers’ Condition Index (SCI) as reported in the August Shippers Update edged up in June to a current reading of -3.1. The SCI sums up all market influences that affect ...

U.S. Average Diesel Price Falls 4 Cents

The U.S. average price of a gallon of diesel fuel declined for the second consecutive week, declining 4 cents to $3.897 for the week ending Monday, Aug. 8, according to the U.S. ...

FTR Reports July Preliminary Net Class 8 Orders Lowest Monthly Totals Since September 2010

FTR Associates has released preliminary data showing July Class 8 truck total net orders for all major North American OEM’s at 18,532, the lowest monthly total since September of 2010. July was ...

Diesel Dips 1.2 Cents To $3.937

After three straight week of increases, the U.S. average price for a gallon of diesel slipped 1.2 cents to $3.937 for the week ended Aug. 1, according to the U.S. Department of ...

ISM Index: Manufacturing Growth Practically Stops

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in July for the 24th consecutive month, but just barely, according to the latest report on manufacturing from the Institute for Supply Management. ISM's composite ...
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