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WVTA Buyers Guide


The fewest Americans in four decades filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, continuing to unwind an early July surge that probably was tied to midyear factory shutdowns and school vacations.

Truckload carrier Landstar System Inc., leasing specialist Ryder System Inc. and diversified North American carrier TransForce Inc. reported higher second-quarter earnings, but net income fell 3% at Universal Truckload Services Inc.

NEW YORK - Brent crude oil futures on July 23 settled at their lowest price since April, and U.S. crude fell into bear market territory and ended below $49 a barrel for the first time since late March as persistent concerns about ample supply and shaky demand offset support from the dollar's weakness.

Truck driver Craig Huzulak is unemployed after losing his job four times since December - the new normal in a Canadian oil patch still reeling from a downturn.

FedEx Corp. agreed to buy 50 Boeing Co. 767 freighters with a list value of about $10 billion, the model's largest-ever order, as it upgrades the fleet at the FedEx Express unit.

WVTA Members Receive a 2.7% discount
West Virginia Trucking Association members recieve a 2.7% discount

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