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Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Reversing a trend which occurred in February and March, cost growth outpaced shipment growth, according to data in the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index report.
Posted on 05/08 at 10:41 AM
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Gradual economic growth patterns continue to be the norm based on data released in the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted on 05/08 at 08:46 AM
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In the up and down pattern of energy prices, diesel prices are seeing the latter, with the price per gallon falling 1.6 cents to $4.057 per gallon, according to data from the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 05/08 at 08:15 AM
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Monday, May 07, 2012

While the freight economy is faring better now than it was during the depths of the recession, there are still many hurdles to cross, especially for the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry.
Posted on 05/07 at 01:27 PM
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FedEx Freight is seeing continued momentum is on the intermodal side—where it has been increasing its presence and activity since the network re-design went live a little more than a year ago.
Posted on 05/07 at 10:12 AM
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In a move designed to drive intermodal drayage efficiencies and provide incremental capacity, freight transportation and logistics services providers Pacer International Inc. and CRST International recently announced they have inked multi-modal dedicated drayage agreements.
Posted on 05/07 at 09:32 AM
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Looking at the North America TMS market, ARC said that revenues has bounced back strongly since the end of the recession, with pent-up demand leading to robust growth next year, which will then be declining to historical growth rates.

Friday, May 04, 2012

Jet fuel prices have risen 8 percent since January
Posted on 05/04 at 03:20 PM
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At a truckload panel at NASSTRAC, two top truckload executives provided a frank and candid assessment of the sector’s travails, and the regulatory and pricing environment, among other topics.
Posted on 05/04 at 10:07 AM
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April carloads—at 1,113,105—were down 64,335 carloads or 5.5 percent annually. Intermodal—at 946,951 trailers and containers—was up 32,505 units or 3.6 percent compared to April 2011.
Posted on 05/04 at 08:38 AM
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