Tuesday, February 26, 2013
This Friday, March 1, the National Industrial Transportation League and other concerns will file comments on the Surface Transportation Board’s Ex Parte 711, its July 2011 request to the STB that it adopt new rules regarding reciprocal switching between Class I railroad carriers, formally known as Petition for Rulemaking to Adopt Revised Competitive Switching Rules, Ex Parte 711.
Posted on 02/26 at 09:03 AM
Company officials said that UPS is tripling its coverage area and providing delivery in two-to-five shipment days to more than 220 countries and territories, adding that this effort will help shippers expand their global reach and balance delivery speed.
Posted on 02/26 at 09:00 AM
Carload volume—at 278,596—was down 1.2 percent annually, and intermodal volume—at 251,078 containers and trailers—was up 13.6 percent annually.
Posted on 02/26 at 08:58 AM
The AAR said that the seven North American-based Class I railroads plan to invest an estimated $24.5 billion in 2013 “to build, maintain and upgrade America’s rail network to ensure freight railroads can continue to deliver for the nation’s economy,” with $13 billion of that investment allocated towards projected capital expenditures to upgrade or enhance rail capacity.
Posted on 02/26 at 08:55 AM
Friday, February 22, 2013
Survey results highlight perceptions of manufacturing careers, where women make up just 24.8% of the workforce.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Two-thirds of respondents in global survey expect revenue growth.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Two subsidiaries of freight and global logistics and transportation service provider Con-way Inc.—Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal—have rolled out a new intermodal service geared towards North American shippers.
Trucking volumes ended 2012 on a fairly positive note, and they commenced 2013 in the same fashion, according to data released by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) this week.
According to data released this week by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA), diesel jumped up 5.3 cents to $4.157 per gallon, marking the fifth straight weekly gain.
Posted on 02/20 at 10:18 AM
Diesel Prices •
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Despite lowered sales, revenue and employment projections, modest growth expected in 2013.
Posted on 02/19 at 01:22 PM