Friday, September 07, 2012
Shipments and expenditures are each down 1.1 percent from July.
August carloads—at 1,461,680—were down 1.4 percent annually. Intermodal—at 1,230,992 trailers and containers—was up 4.3 percent.
Posted on 09/07 at 09:42 AM
Rail Freight •
Thursday, September 06, 2012
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 53.7 in August, up 1.1 percent from July.
In its Current Market Outlook Boeing
predicts that there will be a long-term demand for 34,000 new airplanes, valued at $4.5 trillion.
Posted on 09/06 at 09:13 AM
Air Cargo •
Air Freight •
Company officials said this new 14-door service center will serve shippers in West Virginia and Ohio
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
While there are no new major developments in the ongoing stalemate in labor negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance, that has not slowed down the public exchanges between the two parties as shippers Peak Season plans for moving cargo in and out of East and Gulf Coast ports hang in the balance.
While supply chains for many manufacturers in the Gulf were disrupted by Hurricane Isaac, advances in online, mobile, and cloud technologies may have softened the blow.
Posted on 09/05 at 10:29 AM
This marks the ninth straight week diesel prices have increased and the third straight week the price per gallon has been above the $4 mark
Posted on 09/05 at 09:55 AM
Diesel Prices •