Business
Business

Marten Transport to Offer Stock Split in July

John Sommers II for TT

Marten Transport will do a stock split July 7 after a vote from the company’s board of directors on June 15.

Transport Topics
June 15, 2017
Business

Biggest Containership Ever to Call at a Florida Port Arrives at PortMiami

The Maersk Shanghai slipped into Government Cut before dawn June 14 and headed to its berth at PortMiami, becoming the largest containership to ever call at a Florida port.

Mimi Whitefield | Miami Herald
June 15, 2017
Business

UPS Driver Kills Three Fellow Drivers at San Francisco Package-Sorting Facility

Stephen Lam/Reuters

As UPS workers were gathered for a regular Wednesday morning exercise meeting at their San Francisco distribution center, a man wearing the delivery company’s trademark brown uniform burst in and opened fire, killing three people and wounding at least two others before fatally shooting himself in the head, police said.

Evan Sernoffsky | San Francisco Chronicle
Filipa Ioannou
Hamed Aleaziz and Steve Rubenstein
June 15, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Human Drivers Are Afraid to Hand the Wheel to Robots

Daimler AG

Autonomous autos are advancing so rapidly that companies such as Uber Technologies Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo are beginning to offer robot rides to everyday consumers. But it turns out the traveling public may not be ready.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
June 15, 2017
Business

Steady Consumer Comfort Signals Sustained Economic Growth

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

Americans’ confidence hovered near a decade high last week, indicating consumers remain upbeat about the U.S. economic outlook, Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index figures showed June 15.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
June 15, 2017
Business

Decline in Factory Output Shows Manufacturing Leveling Off

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An unexpected decline in May factory output after the biggest gain in three years shows U.S. manufacturing is leveling off, Federal Reserve data showed June 15.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
June 15, 2017
Business

Jobless Filings at Three-Week Low Amid Strong Labor Market

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

The U.S. job market continues to show signs of strength, as the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a three-week low, according to Labor Department data released June 15.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
June 15, 2017
Business, Equipment

Trailer Orders Continue to Climb, Approach 18,000 in May

Trailer orders pushed toward 18,000 in May, rising 24% and exceeding expectations, ACT Research Co. reported.

Roger W. Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 14, 2017
Business

ArcBest Releases Second-Quarter Financial Results Through May

Nasdaq

ArcBest Corp. released second-quarter results through May in its less-than-truckload and third-party logistics divisions with strong results in most categories.

Transport Topics
June 14, 2017
Business

Denis Reilly Joins Kenco Group as President, CEO

Kenco Group has appointed Denis Reilly president and CEO to succeed Jane Kennedy Greene, who will remain chairwoman of the board of directors.

Transport Topics
June 14, 2017

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