Sponsored by George Fox University
Home Back Issues November 2011 The state we're in: freight transport

The state we're in: freight transport

| Print |  Email
Articles - November 2011
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

By Brandon Sawyer

State tax receipts collected from truckers jumped 25.3% August year-to-date. In 2010, they grew 6.4% to $229.5 million, but were still way below 2007’s $252.7 million peak after barreling downhill 14.6% in 2008 and 2009. Trucking accounted for 68.8% of the value and 81.2% of the weight of freight originating in Oregon during 2007 when a total value of $146.9 billion and 184.7 million tons was shipped, less than 2% of the U.S. total.

1111_Indicators_01

1111_Indicators_02

1111_Indicators_03

 

 

More Articles

The Scott Kveton affair

News
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
ScottKvetonBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Scott Kveton, the CEO of Urban Airship is taking a leave of absence from the company. As the story continues to unfold, here’s our perspective on a few of the key players.


Read more...

13 West Coast seafood species now 'sustainable'

News
Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Fishing OrBiz Fishing 0357 ADOBErgbCiting the transition to catch shares management as a key to rebuilding stocks and reducing bycatch, 13 species caught by the West Coast trawl fishery today earned designation from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) as sustainable.


Read more...

Why I became an Oregon angel investor

Guest Blog
Monday, July 14, 2014
AngelInvestBY TERRY "STARBUCKER" ST. MARIE

I really didn’t know that much about angel investing, but I did know a lot about the entrepreneurial spirit.


Read more...

OB Video: Oregon MESA

News
Thursday, June 26, 2014

ThumbOregon Business hosts an informal roundtable discussion about the Oregon MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) program.


Read more...

Portland: Where young people go to work?

News
Friday, June 06, 2014
UntitledBY KATIE AUSBURGER | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

How to build a hipster-friendly work environment.


Read more...

Creating a culture of compliance

Business tips
Thursday, June 19, 2014
DataBY MONICA ENAND | GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Nine tips for building habits among employees to respond when needed.


Read more...

The role of higher education as K-12 underperforms

Contributed Blogs
Friday, May 30, 2014
ThumbChalkboardBY DEBRA RINGOLD | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Since 1970 the performance of our public education system has steadily deteriorated.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS