Dollars & Sense

  • April 2013 Syleconomics
    By Stu Sutton
    Posted May 14th 2013 8:10AM
    April 2013 vs. April 2012 had two more (10%) business days due to Easter falling in March while it was in April last year (plus the way the weeken...
  • Syleconomics - business rebounding slightly ... but line-haul rate per mile is still not as good as 2012
    By Stu Sutton
    Posted Mar 14th 2013 9:28AM
    For past issues of Syleconomics go to and see the “ Hot News” section.   February 2013 vs. February 2012 had the one ...
  • January 2013 Syleconomics - business had a nice rebound ...
    By Stu Sutton
    Posted Feb 28th 2013 5:44AM
    For past issues of Syleconomics go to and see the “Hot News” section.   January 2013 vs. January 201...
  • Sylectus Summary July 2012
    By Gary Addis
    Posted Aug 22nd 2012 3:01AM
    Truck capacity continues to lag below demand, but has grown to pre-recession levels. This is reflected in a stabilized line-haul rate per mile.
  • Sylectus Report May 2012
    By Gary Addis
    Posted May 22nd 2012 5:10AM
    A 17% increase in total trip count and average length of haul, April 2011 to April 2012, coupled with a 3% increase in total revenue per mile are strong indicators that the economy is continuing its slow growth.
  • February numbers on track, Syleconomics show
    By Scott Loftis/Staff Writer
    Posted Mar 29th 2012 4:53PM
    The trucking industry continued its strong performance with another solid month in February, according to the most recent Syleconomics report issued b...
  • Sylectus: Growth continues at slower pace in May
    By Scott Loftis/Staff Writer
    Posted Jun 27th 2011 6:46AM
    The transportation industry continued to show strong year-over-year growth in May, according to the monthly report released by Sylectus, although busi...
  • April numbers decline from March, but still strong
    By Scott Loftis/Staff Writer
    Posted May 10th 2011 7:48AM
    Sylectus has released its data for the trucking industry’s performance in April, and although the numbers were down from March, it still was the bes...
  • Tax Tips: What if I can't file on time?
    Posted Apr 15th 2011 9:07AM
    If you are not able to file your tax return by April 18, 2011, you may choose to file an Application for Automatic Extension of Time, Form 4868, whic...
  • Money-making March caps 'strongest quarter ever'
    By Scott Loftis/Staff Writer
    Posted Apr 4th 2011 9:38PM
    “Absolutely astounding.” That’s how Sylectus summed up the month of March as its released its monthly data analysis. Across-the-board increa...