Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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U.S.-NAFTA freight up year-over-year for 12th straight month

U.S.-NAFTA freight up year-over-year for 12th straight month

WASHINGTON — U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $100.6 billion as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in October 2017 compared to October 2016, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

Super Service increases pay for company drivers, students and teams

Super Service increases pay for company drivers, students and teams

SOMERSET, KY. — Super Service, a regional and dedicated full truckload carrier has increased pay across the board for company drivers, students and teams.

Roehl Transport to increase mileage pay for drivers under new Your Choice Pay Plan Feb. 4

Roehl Transport to increase mileage pay for drivers under new Your Choice Pay Plan Feb. 4

MARSHFIELD, Wis. — Roehl Transport will be increasing mileage pay for drivers operating under Roehl’s Your Choice Pay Plan effective February 4 by an increase of 6-10 percent in the mileage rate.

Covenant to begin $40,000 team bonus program February 1

Covenant to begin $40,000 team bonus program February 1

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Pay increases are atop Covenant Transport’s New Year’s resolutions list as company officials launch the expedited freight specialist’s $40,000 Teaming Bonus program aimed at teams and single drivers willing to convert to teaming.

Navistar shows 4th-quarter net income of $135M compared with 2016 net loss of $34M

Navistar shows 4th-quarter net income of $135M compared with 2016 net loss of $34M

LISLE, Ill. — Navistar International Corp., which manufactures the International brand of trucks, continued to climb out of a financial hole with fourth quarter net income of $135 million, or $1.36 per diluted share, compared to a fourth-quarter 2016 net loss of $34 million, or $0.42 per diluted share.

U.S. trailer backlog positive in November with 18% sequential improvement

U.S. trailer backlog positive in November with 18% sequential improvement

COLUMBUS, Ind. — U.S. trailer backlog continued to be positive in November with a stronger-than-expected 18 percent sequential improvement, which was more than double the gains projected by seasonals, ACT Research has reported.

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