Money Roll: Freight, rates, the economy in 6 slides

In the American Trucker Money Roll this week, spot rates continued to hold steady following the Memorial Day holiday; trucking jobs jumped in May while orders for new Class 8 trucks continued to tumble; also in May, intermodal rail units exceeded carloads for the month ever; the Fed reported overall economic activity was good in April and May, with transportation activity mixed, depending on region; and economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May for the 29th consecutive month.

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