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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Diesel prices came in this week at $3.959 per gallon, marking the fourth straight weekly decline and the fifth drop in the last six weeks, according to data released by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
Posted on 04/08 at 08:42 AM
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Monday, April 07, 2014

The fact that the intersection of transportation and federal policy is potentially standing in the way of true signs of progress was evident in a conference call featuring former Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood that was hosted by investment firm Stifel Nicolaus late last week.
Posted on 04/07 at 12:52 PM
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Company officials said these new facilities are designed to support the storage and distribution on pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device products
Posted on 04/07 at 08:48 AM
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Friday, April 04, 2014

High-ranking leadership for the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee is calling on the U.S. Government Accountability Office to evaluate two studies that were used to justify changes for the motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that went into effect last July.
Posted on 04/04 at 01:13 PM
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What ails us, and what may fix our manufacturing problems, could be different than you think.
Posted on 04/04 at 09:54 AM
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Intermodal—at 1,025,907 containers and trailers—were up 9.9 percent, or 92,661 units, annually, and carloads—at 1,156,697—were up 3.5 percent, or 36,628 carloads, compared to March 2013.
Posted on 04/04 at 09:48 AM
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Thursday, April 03, 2014

The NMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, rose 1.5 percent to 53.1 in March.
Posted on 04/03 at 11:16 AM
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Not surprisingly, tight capacity was the major theme of the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) issued by freight transportation consultancy FTR this week.
Posted on 04/03 at 09:44 AM
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Wednesday, April 02, 2014

FedEx Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of FedEx, opened up a new container freight station at its facility in Chicago Summit, Ill. This facility will consolidate and sort freight heading to Puerto Rico.
Posted on 04/02 at 10:56 AM
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On the heels of a strong beginning to the year for global trade activity in January, February did not follow suit, according to data released this week by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
Posted on 04/02 at 09:47 AM
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