• ITVI.USA
    15,493.230
    -192.560
    -1.2%
  • OTLT.USA
    2.807
    -0.010
    -0.4%
  • OTRI.USA
    21.560
    -0.300
    -1.4%
  • OTVI.USA
    15,477.520
    -195.870
    -1.2%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    3.300
    -0.240
    -6.8%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    2.950
    -0.020
    -0.7%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.440
    0.000
    0%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    3.310
    0.060
    1.8%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    2.150
    0.020
    0.9%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    3.950
    -0.100
    -2.5%
  • WAIT.USA
    126.000
    1.000
    0.8%
  • ITVI.USA
    15,493.230
    -192.560
    -1.2%
  • OTLT.USA
    2.807
    -0.010
    -0.4%
  • OTRI.USA
    21.560
    -0.300
    -1.4%
  • OTVI.USA
    15,477.520
    -195.870
    -1.2%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    3.300
    -0.240
    -6.8%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    2.950
    -0.020
    -0.7%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.440
    0.000
    0%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    3.310
    0.060
    1.8%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    2.150
    0.020
    0.9%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    3.950
    -0.100
    -2.5%
  • WAIT.USA
    126.000
    1.000
    0.8%
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U.S. transportation employment rises in May

The transportation and logistics sector added 3,600 position in May 2017 following a revised 200-job loss the previous month, according to recent preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor.

   United States transportation and logistics companies gained 3,600 jobs from April 2017 to May 2017, according to the latest preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
   Transit and ground passenger transportation segments in particular added 4,500 jobs, while the air sector added 2,000 positions and warehousing saw a 200-job increase. Courier and sightseeing transportation employment was up 800 and 100 jobs, respectively.
   Those increases were offset by losses in the rail, water and truck transportation sectors, down 300, 200 and 100 jobs, respectively. In addition, pipeline transport and support activities for transportation lost 3,400 jobs in total.
   May’s employment gain follows a revised loss of 200 transportation and logistics-related jobs last month.
   Compared with the same period last year, employment levels in the trade, transportation and logistics sector were relatively stable in May, up 159 jobs overall.

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