Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Diesel prices were up again, rising 2.3 cents to $3.430 per gallon for the week of January 24, according to data released this week by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA). The EIA added that current prices are up 59.7 cents per gallon compared to last year.
Data released earlier today by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) indicates that truck tonnage growth in December appears to be heading in the right direction.
FedEx this week said it has rolled out a new service, entitled, FedEx Deep Frozen Shipping Solution, which it said is an end-to-end service for shipping temperature-sensitive healthcare products around the world.
European ocean container volumes for 2010 appear to be finishing up in solid fashion based on the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker Report published by Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
The Port of Jacksonville, (JAXPORT) today announced an amended timeline for construction of a new container terminal in North Jacksonville for Hanjin Shipping Co. of South Korea
Monday, January 24, 2011
In another sign that the pace of the economic recovery remains bumpy, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, noted that the number of waterborne shipments entering the United States dropped 14 percent from November to December.
The new chairman of the National Industrial Transportation League’s Ocean Transportation Committee said this year’s agenda will stay focused on two key issues.
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Friday, January 21, 2011
While annual comparisons may pale somewhat when compared to last year, railroad traffic remains up on an annual basis for the week ending January 15, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 01/21 at 08:44 AM
In a wide-ranging speech at the SMC3 Winter Conference in Atlanta this week United States Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood provided an overview of various elements of the domestic transportation landscape from the White House’s perspective.