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JOC For-Hire Trucking Employment Index: Three-Year Comparison. Source: JOC.
Labor | Apr 4, 2014 11:26AM EDT
The JOC For-Hire Trucking Employment Index rose in March, as trucking hiring picked up after February's frigid weather chilled motor carrier plans to add jobs.
Labor | Mar 7, 2014 12:07PM EST
The JOC For-Hire Trucking Employment Index was flat in February as winter storms chilled trucking industry hiring plans. However, the February reading of 96.1 was still the highest for the trucking employment index since June 2008.
JOC For-Hire Trucking Employment Index. Source: Journal of Commerce
Labor | Feb 10, 2014 11:05AM EST
The JOC For-Hire Trucking Employment Index climbed to 96.1 in January from a revised reading of 95.9 in December and November, as trucking companies surveyed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics hired about 3,200 workers.
JOC For-Hire Trucking Employment Index. Source: Journal of Commerce
Labor | Jan 13, 2014 2:00PM EST
The JOC For-Hire Trucking Employment Index rose to 96.5 in December, when trucking companies hired fewer workers than in any month since August and overall hiring slowed.
JOC For-Hire Trucking Employment Index. Source: The Journal of Commerce
Labor | Dec 6, 2013 12:12PM EST
The Journal of Commerce For-Hire Trucking Employment Index rose to 96.4 in November from 95.7 the previous month, as trucking firms added 8,400 jobs.
Industrial Buildings Under Construction - Q3 2013. Source: Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle | Nov 18, 2013 3:45PM EST
The key element of the industrial real estate market in the third quarter of 2013 was the growth of speculative construction, according to data and analysis provided by commercial real estate services firm Jones Lang LaSalle.
U.S. diesel prices through Nov. 11, 2013. Source: Energy Information Administration
US Economy News | Nov 13, 2013 9:35AM EST
U.S. diesel prices decreased for a third straight week in the week ending Nov. 11. During the three-weeks slump, the average price fell roughly 15 cents, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
JOC For-Hire Trucking Employment Index. Source: The Journal of Commerce
Labor | Nov 11, 2013 2:13PM EST
Higher employment in such sectors as retail sales and automotive and furniture manufacturing did not deliver jobs for trucking last month.
U.S. diesel prices through Oct. 28, 2013. Source: Energy Information Administration
US Economy News | Oct 29, 2013 4:10PM EDT
U.S. diesel prices continued to edge down in the week ending Oct. 28, the eighth straight week without an increase. During this slump, the average price is down a total of 11.1 cents, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Bunker fuel prices — Rotterdam. Source: Bunkervision via LQM Petroleum Services, Inc
International Freight Shipping | Oct 28, 2013 12:01PM EDT
Spot prices for high and low sulfur bunker fuel this week resumed the declines that they had been experiencing before last week’s modest gains, according to daily BunkerVision price data via international marine fuel oil broker LQM Petroleum Services.
JOC For-Hire Trucking Employment Index. Source: The Journal of Commerce, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data
Labor | Oct 23, 2013 3:00PM EDT
Trucking made very slight employment gains in September, pushing the Journal of Commerce For-Hire Trucking Employment Index back up to 95.7, its same reading as in May, from 95.6. The increase follows a flat month for the index in August.
Bunker fuel prices — Rotterdam. Source: Bunkervision via LQM Petroleum Services, Inc
International Freight Shipping | Oct 14, 2013 10:01AM EDT
Spot prices for low sulfur bunker fuel declined for a fourth consecutive week in the week ending Oct. 11, down roughly 3 percent or $18 during this period, according to daily BunkerVision price data via international marine fuel oil broker LQM Petroleum Services.
U.S. diesel prices through Oct. 7, 2013. Source: Energy Information Administration
US Economy News | Oct 8, 2013 10:29AM EDT
U.S. diesel prices through Oct. 7, 2013U.S. diesel prices through Oct. 7, 2013
ISM Manufacturing: PMI Composite Index through September 2013. Source: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
US Economy News | Oct 1, 2013 4:16PM EDT
The PMI Composite Index registered 56.2 percent in September 2013, its fourth consecutive month-to-month increase, according to the Institute for Supply Management.
U.S. diesel prices through September 30, 2013. Source: Energy Information Administration
US Economy News | Oct 1, 2013 9:56AM EDT
U.S. diesel prices declined in the week ending Sept. 30 for a third straight week, dropping a total of 6.2 cents during this period, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Prices dipped in all U.S. regions.
U.S. diesel prices through September 23, 2013. Source: Energy Information Administration
US Economy News | Sep 24, 2013 11:08AM EDT
U.S. diesel prices declined as of Sept. 23, the second consecutive week of price decreases, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The last time diesel prices saw two straight weeks of decreases, they were followed by three weeks of increases.
Bunker fuel prices — Rotterdam. Source: Bunkervision via LQM Petroleum Services, Inc
International Freight Shipping | Sep 23, 2013 2:20PM EDT
Spot prices for high sulfur bunker fuel declined for a third consecutive week in the week ending Sept. 20, seeing its lowest price since July 5, according to daily BunkerVision price data via international marine fuel oil broker LQM Petroleum Services. High sulfur prices have decreased in six of the past eight weeks.
U.S. diesel prices through September 16, 2013. Source: Energy Information Administration
US Economy News | Sep 17, 2013 11:32AM EDT
U.S. diesel prices inched down as of Sept. 16, following an 8.5 cent jump in the weeks before that brought the average to its highest level since April 1, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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