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4 hrs ago | Trucker

Trucking leaders, groups speak out about Congress' short-term Highway Trust Fund fix

The Senate late Thursday evening relented and backed the House's version of a bill providing $10.8 billion for highway and transit projects at the height of the summer construction season, sending it to the White House.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ray LaHood, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ed Rendell, US Governors

8 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Landstar System Inc - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis of...

The following discussion should be read in conjunction with the attached interim consolidated financial statements and notes thereto, and with the Company's audited financial statements and notes thereto for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2013 and Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations included in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Landstar System, Transportation

12 hrs ago | Global Logistics/Supply Chain

Upcoming Highway Bill is Critical To Trucking Industry and overnight viagra Shippers

The Highway Trust Fund will soon run out of money. Passing a new highway bill is critical not only to the trucking industry but to every shipper that relies on truck transportation and to America's competitiveness, says Randy Mullett, vice president of government relations and public affairs at Con-way Freight.

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Related Topix: US News

16 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Landstar System Upgraded by Zacks to Outperform

The firm currently has a $69.40 target price on the stock. Zacks 's price target suggests a potential upside of 4.94% from the stock's previous close.

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Related Topix: Landstar System, Transportation

Thu Jul 31, 2014

TheStreet.com

Boyd Gaming Proves Not Everyone Wins From Las Vegas Gambling Recovery

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation, DICE, IP Street, Mozilla, TheStreet

Transport Topics

Profit Rises 27% at Old Dominion

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. said second-quarter net income improved 27% to $73.8 million, or 86 cents per share, as freight volumes and rates increased.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Old Dominion Freight Line, Thomasville, NC

The City Wire

Second quarter income positive for USA Truck - " finally

One positive quarter does not a turnaround make, but Van Buren-based USA Truck posted second quarter net income of $722,000, better than the $1.398 million loss in the same quarter of 2013 and the first quarter in the black in three years.

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Related Topix: USA Truck, Transportation

ArkansasBusiness.com

USA Truck Reports First Profitable Quarter Since 2011

USA Truck of Van Buren reported its first profitable quarter since 2011 on Thursday, bringing in net income of $700,000, or 7 cents per share.

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Related Topix: USA Truck, Transportation

Daily Press & Argus

Bridge family funnels out campaign cash

The family who owns and operates the Ambassador Bridge has pumped $17,000 into Livingston County's congressional and state House races.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Transportation, CENTRA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

TheStreet.com

Will This Price Target Cut Hurt United Parcel Service (UPS) Stock Today?

The analyst firm also reduced its EPS estimates for the company through 2016. UPS is investing more in future growth according to Credit Suisse analysts Allison M. Landry, Daniel Schuster, and Kenneth Ryan.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Financial Markets

The Afro American Newspaper

Caroline Center Receives $10,000 Grant from The UPS Foundation

Caroline Center, a nonprofit workforce development organization providing education and career skills training for underserved women in Baltimore, recently received a $10,000 grant from the UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of the United Parcel Service.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Medicine, Nursing

BayStreet.ca

Con-way Inc. to Host Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Webcast Live on Thursday, July 31, 2014

ANN ARBOR, MI / ACCESSWIRE / July 30, 2014 / Con-way Inc. will host a live webcast to discuss the results of the second quarter 2014, to be held Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 8:30 AM Eastern Time.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Con-Way, Ann Arbor, MI

Tire Business

CNBC airs trucking industry investigation

Cable business station CNBC will begin airing today a four-part investigative series, "Collision Course," about trucking accidents on the nation's highways.

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Related Topix: Television, Media, CNBC, Inc, Illinois

Reuters

Global Markets-Shares edge lower while dollar at eight-month highs ahead of Fed, U.S. data

World equity markets fell on Tuesday while the dollar reached eight-month highs against the euro on expectations of positive U.S. economic data and a more hawkish tone from the Federal Reserve.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Financial Markets

The Washington Post

UPS Cuts Profit Outlook as Costs Rise for Holiday Shipping

United Parcel Service Inc. lowered its full-year profit outlook as the company boosts spending to help handle booming demand for fast shipping during the holidays.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Life, Holidays, Black Friday, Financial Services, Robert W Baird, Investment Services, New York, Business News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Iol.co.za

Wall Street ends down

US stocks fell on Tuesday, dropping in a broad selloff as a weak outlook from courier company UPS weighed on sentiment and pressured transportation stocks.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Transportation, Expedited Group, The Dow Company, Hospital Administration, Thomson, Media, Medicine, Triad Hospitals, Computers, IT Services, Healthcare Industry

Daily Herald

Stocks decline as Russian sanctions overshadow phone rally

U.S. stocks fell Tuesday as President Barack Obama announced new sanctions against Russia and warned its actions in Ukraine are "setting back decades of progress," snuffing out earlier gains led by telephone stocks.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Twitter, Vladimir Putin, Housing

MarketWatch

UPS shares deliver a Dow Theory warning for stocks

The transport sector is taking another beating Tuesday, this time led by a selloff in United Parcel Service shares.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

Newsday

Earnings: UPS profit slides; Pfizer tops estimates; Merck doubles; Aetna inches higher

United Parcel Service driver Marty Thompson starts his truck up after making a delivery in Cumming, Ga.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Pfizer, Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Expedited Group, Cumming, GA, Forsyth County, GA

The Globe and Mail

UPS slashes forecast as it spends to boost capacity for the holidays

United Parcel Service driver Marty Thompson starts his truck up after making a delivery in Cumming, Ga.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Expedited Group, Cumming, GA, Forsyth County, GA, Prison

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