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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Labor | Sep 6, 2013 3:38PM EDT
A revised Journal of Commerce For-Hire Trucking Employment Index remained flat in August compared with July at a reading of 95.6, reflecting summer freight demand and motor carrier difficulty in hiring and keeping truck drivers.
US Economy News | Sep 3, 2013 5:21PM EDT
U.S. diesel prices climbed in the week of September 2, growing at an accelerated pace when compared to increases in the past two weeks, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.