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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.

Mexican Fleets Keep US Authority as Pilot Program Ends 
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is allowing 13 Mexico-based trucking companies that were part of the agency’s cross-border pilot program to maintain U.S. operating authority.

Fleets to Post Higher 3Q Earnings on Rising Rates, Strong Economy  
Third-quarter earnings at nearly all publicly traded trucking businesses are expected to show solid year-over-year growth, propelled by factors such as higher rates and the improving economy, industry analysts believe.





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Diesel Keeps Falling, Dropping 4.2¢ to $3.656
Diesel fell 4.2 cents, its biggest decline in a year and a half, to $3.656 a gallon, while gasoline continued its free-fall, the Department of Energy reported Oct. 20.

UPS to Raise Rates 4.9% for 2015
UPS Inc. said it will increase its rates an average of 4.9% for package, less-than-truckload and airfreight delivery, effective Dec. 29.

Werner Posts Higher 3Q Earnings
Werner Enterprises said its third-quarter profit climbed 22% from a year ago, citing “consistent strength” in freight demand.


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