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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Transportation and parcel bellwether UPS reported today that fourth quarter revenue increased 2.3 percent annually to a record $14.57 billion, and adjusted operating profit saw a 41 percent gain to record $2.05 billion. And earnings per share at $1.32 saw a 3 percent gain, falling short of Wall Street estimates of $1.38 per share.
Posted on 01/31 at 11:00 AM
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

American Association of Port Authorities' President and CEO Kurt Nagle says AAPA and the public port industry have greatly appreciated Secretary LaHood’s recognition of the importance of ports as a critical link in our transportation system and his support for port related infrastructure investment during his term as Secretary.
Posted on 01/30 at 10:59 AM
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Lack of clearance from European Commission halts UPS' plans for significant European expansion
Posted on 01/30 at 10:57 AM
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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

The latest results on supply chain and operations from PwC’s 16th Annual Global CEO Survey, suggest that U.S.-based CEOs remain reluctant to abandon cost-cutting until the economy shows further signs of strengthening.
Posted on 01/29 at 10:57 AM
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Following its first weekly increase in eight weeks a week ago, diesel prices are up again this week, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
Posted on 01/29 at 10:56 AM
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During his term as DOT Secretary, LaHood was very active on the transportation infrastructure and freight fronts.
Posted on 01/29 at 10:55 AM
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Monday, January 28, 2013

In his letter to Ferro, Graves explained that the ATA is requesting that FMCSA delay the compliance effective date for those (rules) provisions until three months after the D.C. Circuit issues its decision in those cases.
Posted on 01/28 at 10:53 AM
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According to the NRF, retail industry sales—excluding automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants—will increase 3.4 percent in 2013, down from its preliminary figure of 4.2 percent growth in 2012.
Posted on 01/28 at 10:53 AM
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Here are some of the things to be watching over the next year in the materials handling sector.
Posted on 01/28 at 10:52 AM
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Friday, January 25, 2013

Weekly carload volume—at 277,490—was down 3.5 percent annually, and intermodal—at 249,397 trailers and containers—was up 13.5 percent.
Posted on 01/25 at 10:51 AM
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