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June Trailer Orders Jump  
New trailer orders surged to nearly 27,900 units in June, defying normal seasonal patterns as fleets booked early commitments for 2016 production, ACT Research said.

Congress Passes 3-Month Patch to Continue Highway Funding
The Senate on July 30 approved both a House-passed, three-month extension of funding authority for highway programs and a six-year highway policy designed to reform several trucking regulations.

Growth in International Business Aids UPS’ Profits in 2nd Quarter 
UPS Inc. second-quarter net income rose to $1.23 billion, or $1.35 per share, helped by stronger results in the international sector, the parcel carrier said last week.





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Interactive Maps: States With Best and Worst Road Conditions
Heading out on the road and want to avoid construction delays, traffic jams and nasty weather? Google and Waze have teamed up to identify and rank every state for its road conditions. Check out the interactive maps.

Diesel Average Falls for 10th Consecutive Week to Lowest Price Since 2009
Diesel’s national average price declined for the 10th consecutive week, dropping 5.5 cents to $2.668 per gallon, according to a report from the Department of Energy on Aug. 3.

Celadon Announces Executive Changes
Truckload carrier Celadon Group Inc. announced that it has appointed Paul Will as chairman and CEO and Eric Meek as president and chief operating officer.


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TT Archives: Hoffa Appeals Conviction
A comment by Teamsters President James Hoffa that “there would be a new general president” if he is sent to prison for jury tampering is page one news for Transport Topics in 1965.
 
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