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Kenworth Offers $1,000 Savings To OOIDA Members on Qualifying New Sleeper Truck Purchases

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) have again teamed up for the 14th year in a row to provide a $1,000 savings to OOIDA members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth sleeper trucks during 2016. Featured eligible Kenworth trucks are the Kenworth T680 or T880 with a 52-inch or 76-inch […]

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Freight Projected to Stay in the Slow Lane

A reflection of continued sluggish economic activity in the U.S., truck, tonnage numbers tracked by the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) trade group continued to lose steam in August; ATA’s for-hire truck tonnage index contracted 0.9% in August after increasing 0.4% in July, and while the sequential drop in August did not completely erase the combined […]

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Monthly Tonnage Down 0.7% in May, Year-Over-Year Up 4.1%

The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.7 percent in May after falling 1.1 percent in April, lowering the adjusted index to 117.8, down from April’s level of 118.7. Compared with May 2011, the adjusted index was 4.1 percent higher, the largest year-over-year increase since February. Year-to-date, compared with the […]

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