Transportation Archive

Dan Carroll Selected to Head NanoMech Automotive (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/30/2018 12:00 am

Dan Carroll has been appointed president of NanoMech's Automotive & Industrial Group in Springdale.

USA Truck Reports $2.5 Million 2Q Profit

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/27/2018 09:38 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren reported second-quarter income of $2.5 million Thursday, an increase from the $2.8 million loss in the second quarter of 2017.

P.A.M. Transportation Sees Net Income, Driver Retention Costs Rise

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/26/2018 11:22 am

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. of Tontitown reports net income of $7.3 million, up from $1.6 million in the same quarter last year.

ABF Freight, Teamsters Ratify Labor Agreement

by Marty Cook 7/26/2018 09:44 am

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith announced a 63-month labor agreement between ABF Freight and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters had been ratified and would go into effect Sunday.

Driving Arkansas Forward Gets More Time for Signatures

by Associated Press 7/26/2018 07:07 am

Supporters of a proposal to legalize casinos in Arkansas have been given 30 more days to circulate petitions after falling short of the signatures needed to qualify for the November ballot.

Trump Planning Emergency Aid to Farmers Affected by Tariffs

by Associated Press 7/24/2018 11:32 am

The Trump administration readied a plan Tuesday to send billions in emergency aid to farmers who have been caught in the crossfire of President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China and other U.S. trading partners.

Trump Threatens More Tariffs on US Trading Partners

by Associated Press 7/24/2018 09:30 am

President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that "Tariffs are the greatest!" and threatened to impose additional penalties on U.S. trading partners as he prepared for negotiations with European officials at the White House.

OZK, Home BancShares Launch Into Deeper Water For Luxury Lending

by George Waldon 7/23/2018 12:00 am

Acquisition has fueled boat and recreational vehicle loan growth at the two largest banking franchises headquartered in Arkansas.

Joe Quinn Joins Arkansas Good Roads Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/23/2018 12:00 am

Joe Quinn has been named executive director of the Arkansas Good Roads Foundation in Little Rock.

JB Hunt 2Q Net Income Up 55 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/16/2018 03:18 pm

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reports second-quarter income of $151.6 million, up 55 percent from $97.8 million in the same quarter of 2017.

Arkansas Population 65 and Over Stands at 16 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/16/2018 12:00 am

At 19 percent, Florida, Maine and Montana had the greatest concentration of residents 65-plus.

CEOs Aren't Talking to Customers (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 7/16/2018 12:00 am

Given the truth that CEOs are ultimately responsible for the growth of the enterprise, one detail stands out: “Most of our CEOs were dismayed to discover how little time they spent with their customers — just 3% on average.”

Benton, Craighead Counties Top Arkansas List of Incoming Investments

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2018 12:00 am

SmartAsset, a financial technology company based in New York, considered a number of factors to create its listing of the counties in Arkansas that have the most incoming investments

Jonesboro Welcomes $20 Million Risever Plant

by Jan Cottingham 7/9/2018 12:00 am

Risever's $20 million 125,000-SF facility in Jonesboro, which will create 130 jobs, will be its first outside of China.

Driver Dearth Chips at Arkansas Timber Industry

by Marty Cook 7/9/2018 12:00 am

The state's timber industry can't take full advantage of a booming market because of the lack of truck drivers.

Rail Infrastructure a Key Connector for Helena Harbor (John Edwards Commentary)

by John Edwards 7/9/2018 12:00 am

Freight railroads, often-overlooked workhorses for American industry, are self-sustaining examples of how private sector investments pay public dividends.

Counting the Days and Dollars on Widening I-630

by Kyle Massey 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Beginning this month, Mark Windle of Manhattan Road & Bridge will be juggling dozens of overlapping calendars, work crew schedules, traffic plans and subcontractors to hasten the $87.4 million widening of Interstate 630.

Locking In on the Companies Behind the Orange Barrels

by Kyle Massey 7/2/2018 12:00 am

The name Manhattan Road & Bridge might conjure an image straight out of New York City, but that would be off by about 1,300 miles.

With Conway Leading the Way, Roundabouts Gain Acceptance in Arkansas

by Jan Cottingham 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Finley Vinson has advice for city officials considering installing their first roundabout: Find the city's worst intersection, the one everyone hates, the one that can only be improved. Put the roundabout there.

Russellville Waits for Intermodal Splash

by Marty Cook 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Lawsuits over multiple environmental studies have been part of the holdup keeping a $50 million intermodal facility from being built south of Russellville on the banks of the Arkansas River.