Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) said today that trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 11.5 percent in January 2012 compared to January 2011 at $75.5 billion.
The price per gallon for diesel gasoline eclipsed the $4 per gallon mark for the fifth straight week, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 03/27 at 10:05 AM
Diesel Prices •
Monday, March 26, 2012
Global Logistics Development Partners announced that it is establishing an office presence in the UK that will focus on business in the UK, Ireland, Continental Europe and the Middle East.
Oversupply of container vessels operating on the Asia – Europe trade lane has pushed Maersk Line’s container freight rates to unsustainably low levels.
Last week, the Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) held a public hearing to explore the impact of Berkshire Hathaway’s acquisition of the BNSF Railway Company on “certain costing determinations.”
Under the terms of the agreement, Clean Energy will build natural gas fueling stations at existing Saddle Creek locations that will fuel Saddle Creek’s natural gas-powered motor fleet.
Saturday, March 24, 2012
While China is the largest provider of imports to the U.S., it is also becoming a major destination for U.S. exports, noted a well-known economist
Posted on 03/24 at 11:49 AM
Global Trade •
Friday, March 23, 2012
Driven by a rebound in trade activity between the United States and Asia-Pacific, express delivery and logistics services provider DHL announced this week it has rolled out a new around the world flight, which connects Hong Kong, Los Angeles, and Leipzig.
Posted on 03/23 at 01:22 PM
The CSA/SMS methodology and measurement system is fatally flawed. Only a small fraction of carriers are measured, and of those that are, an astonishing 56 percent are deemed to warrant further intervention because of high scores.
Posted on 03/23 at 12:36 PM
Carload volume—at 278,420—was down 5.3 percent annually and slightly below the week ending March 10 at 278,728 and also below the week ending March 3 at 283,312.