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  • C.H. Robinson tops 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 4:30 PM ET

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. _ C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $126.6 million. The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 87 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.31 billion.

  • USA Truck posts 4Q profit Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 7:27 AM ET

    VAN BUREN, Ark. _ USA Truck Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $3.9 million. On a per-share basis, the Van Buren, Arkansas- based company said it had profit of 39 cents. USA Truck shares have fallen almost 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MOSCOW— Russia's long-haul trucks are no longer allowed into Turkey, a Russian trucking union and lobby group said on Monday. The Association of International Truckers said in a statement on its website that Turkey refused to renew an agreement allowing Russian truckers to bring goods into Turkey. While Turkey initially benefited from a slight uptick in...

  • Rough road ahead for trucking? Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 8:19 AM ET
    Rough road ahead for trucking?

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan talks with Werner Enterprises' Derek Leathers about his concerns of a slowing U.S. economy and its impact on the transportation sector.

  • Dow transports continues its rout Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 3:47 PM ET
    Dow transports continues its rout

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan provides insight to the transport sector and whether the slowdown is signaling pain ahead.

  • Transport stocks derailed by industrial recession? Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 7:47 AM ET
    Transport stocks derailed by industrial recession?

    Jason Seidl, Cowen Group, and CNBC's Morgan Brennan provide insight to the transport sector and whether the slowdown may signal a full on recession ahead in the U.S.

  • The next big thing in US trucking: Women Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Woman in Trucking

    With a 48,000-driver shortfall, U.S. trucking fleets are recruiting from a little-tapped labor pool: women.

  • Help wanted: Female truckers Friday, 11 Dec 2015 | 7:26 AM ET
    Help wanted: Female truckers

    A driver shortage is pushing trucking companies to actively recruit more women, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan, live from the Vince Lombardi rest stop in New Jersey.

  • *India has 13 of world's 20 most polluted cities- WHO. NEW DELHI, Dec 3- India will force all commercial trucks more than 15 years old off the road from April and is reviewing how it checks vehicle emissions, a senior transport official said, as the government tries to curb soaring urban air pollution. The World Health Organization said last year that India had 13 of the...

  • India to ban old trucks as cities choke on dirty air Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    *India has 13 of world's 20 most polluted cities- WHO. NEW DELHI, Dec 3- India will force all commercial trucks more than 15 years old off the road from April and is reviewing how it checks vehicle emissions, a senior transport official said, as the government tries to curb soaring urban air pollution. The World Health Organization said last year that India had 13 of the...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 2- The mammoth highway bill that Congress will consider this week contains a long list of provisions that were the target of intense lobbying by interest groups for the transportation industry and public safety advocates. The five-year measure, dubbed the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act or FAST Act, would be the first long-term...

  • Ford plans expansion at Kentucky truck plant, adds 2,000 jobs

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Joe Hinrichs, Ford Motor Company President of the Americas, discuss Ford's $1.3 billion investment in expanding its Super Duty trucks.

  • Most Brazil roads open as gov't fines protesting truckers Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015 | 9:46 AM ET

    SAO PAULO, Nov 11- A strike by independent truckers waned in Brazil on Wednesday after the government increased fines for blocking roads, with federally operated highways blocked in only four points, down from some 20 on Tuesday, federal highway police said. Brazil's pork and poultry association warned that roadblocks in the south could affect exports at a...

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 9- Independent truckers in Brazil started an indefinite strike on Monday, blocking traffic in a few states in the agricultural powerhouse as they asked for President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment, according to federal highway police. The soy crop is currently being planted so exports of Brazil's main cash crop will not be effected.

  • Sales of medium and heavy duty natural gas trucks are expected to rise less than 1 percent this year after climbing nearly 27 percent in 2014, Power Systems Research, a St. Paul, Minnesota firm that studies engines, told Reuters. "Adoption rates of natural gas engines will ultimately depend on the price of diesel fuel," said Jim Downey, a vice president at Power...

  • Nov 4- XPO Logistics Inc, which acts as a broker between shippers and freight companies, said its revenue more than tripled, driven by acquisitions. XPO, whose customers include Macy's Inc, ConAgra Foods Inc and Dean Foods Co, also acquired trucking and logistics company Con-way Inc for $3 billion last month. XPO's net loss attributable to shareholders widened to...

  • Here's how much truck drivers are getting paid Monday, 2 Nov 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Here's how much truck drivers are getting paid

    Truckers are earning higher salaries amid the industry's shortage of drivers.

  • "There is no' sell' signal as far as I'm concerned," said Katie Stockton, chief technical strategist at BTIG in New York. Analysts point to specific transports, such as United Parcel Service Inc, FedEx Corp, and hard-hit railroads, down 25.1 percent this year, as places to bargain hunt. "For investors who have a longer time horizon, that is more than a couple of months, we...

  • Taking stocks of transports Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 | 12:51 PM ET
    Taking stocks of transports

    Transports have had a really rough year, with the Dow Transports down more than 11 percent. What does it say about the economy – and are there buying opportunities amid the broader selloff?

  • Trucking indicator: Road bumps ahead for big rigs? Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 6:43 AM ET
    Trucking indicator: Road bumps ahead for big rigs?

    Christian Wetherbee, Citi Research, discusses how fuel surcharges are impacting the trucking industry.