Road and Rail Trucking


  • HAMBURG/ SINGAPORE, July 20- Chicago corn, wheat and soybeans recovered on Wednesday after sharp falls a day earlier as attention returned to the scorching weather threatening U.S. crop belts and concerns an Argentine truck drivers strike could disrupt grain exports. The most active December corn contract on the Chicago Board of Trade rose 0.5 percent to...

  • MONDOVI, Wis. _ Marten Transport Ltd. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $8.5 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 25 cents per share. Marten Transport shares have risen 21 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • LOWELL, Ark. _ JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $105 million. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 96 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • BOGOTA, July 5- Colombia's government said on Tuesday it has asked truckers to consider a raft of proposals to end a 28- day strike that its causing cargo delays and putting pressure on food prices amid already high inflation. Prices for potatoes, plantains and yucca, all diet staples in Colombia, were up by more than 20 percent in some cities during the last week of...

  • BRUSSELS, June 7- Eleven countries have urged European Commission to take action against laws in France and Germany that require foreign drivers be paid the French or German minimum wages when they drive through those countries. The transport ministers of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia...

  • Pickup truck crash test results

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the performance of the Ram 1500, and other pickup truck brands tested in the IIHS crash test.

  • ROME, April 11- To traders at the famous Royal FloraHolland flower market near Amsterdam, Vincenzo Crupi was just another businessman helping to make the Netherlands the largest exporter of cut flowers in the world. To the police, Crupi was a mafia suspect allegedly concealing drugs worth millions of dollars alongside fragrant bouquets he trucked to Italy.

  • LISLE, Ill., March 2- Navistar International Corp Chief Executive Troy Clarke is pushing the door open for potential deals as he fights to keep the truck maker's turnaround on track amid a U.S. sales slump. Navistar, under Clarke, agreed to manufacture a line of medium-duty trucks for the CEO's former employer, General Motors Co, due to launch in 2018 for sale through...

  • 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

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

  • 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.

  • 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

    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.

  • 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.

  • Here's how much truck drivers are getting paid

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

  • 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?

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

  • Trucking economic 'canary in a coal mine'

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan looks at an economic indicator that's every bit as important as jobs, inflation, and the rig count.

  • A UPS truck parked in New York City bike lane.

    A New York man says Big Brown is bringing him down by parking its trucks in bike lanes he wants to use.

  • Logistics industry consolidates on XPO buy

    In another consolidation move, XPO Logistics buys U.S. trucker Con-way for $3 billion.