October 2014 Archive

Truck Sales Surge 24.5%

U.S. retail heavy-duty truck sales continued their torrid pace, topping 20,000 in September for just the second time since 2006, WardsAuto.com reported. The September total of 20,078 was 24.5% above a year ago and the highest since December 2011. It was also the first non-December month to see sales above

Werner Posts Higher 3Q Earnings

“Truck capacity is being challenged by an increasingly competitive driver market, trucking company failures and heightened regulatory-cost increases for truck ownership and safety; thus, we expect this favorable demand trend relative to constrained supply will continue,” the company said in its quarterly report. Read more here.