A surprise shortage of blue collar workers is changing the contours of the U.S. labor market, boosting their pay, narrowing wage inequality and drawing more women into those jobs.
China resumed buying U.S. soybeans, bringing some relief to farmers in President Donald Trump’s heartland as President Xi Jinping works toward a trade deal with his American counterpart.
Cosco Shipping Holdings Co.’s sale of a container terminal in Long Beach, Calif., has drawn interest from potential buyers, including Blackstone Group LP and KKR & Co., people familiar with the matter said.
United Parcel Service has purchased properties in Shrewsbury, Mass., and Grafton, Mass., for $18.3 million as it considers whether to build a $200 million distribution facility in the area.
U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks in November were 21,302, up 21.8% compared with a year earlier, WardsAuto.com reported.
U.S. filings for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest since September, returning to hover near an almost five-decade low and signaling the labor market remains tight after what some economists saw as possible cooling signs.
Procrastinators take note: The deadline is fast approaching to get those gifts in the mail to arrive by Christmas Eve.
WASHINGTON — Peter Voorhoeve, the new president of Volvo Trucks North America, predicted another banner year for the truck market in 2019 and voiced a desire to promote more respect for the truck driving profession.
On our Dec. 19 LiveOnWeb program, we’ll be “Plugging Into an Electric Future” as we assess the rapid escalation of development and deployment of electric vehicle technology. Save your seat or ask a question in advance.
Norfolk Southern Corp. on Dec. 12 announced officially what had been expected for some time: that it will move its corporate headquarters from Norfolk, Va., to Atlanta.