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Friday, August 20, 2010

Truck sizes and weights have largely been frozen at the federal level since 1993. Now the industry and a coalition of shipping interests are again testing the waters in Washington to see if now might be the time to take another look at that emotional and politically charged issue.
Posted on 08/20 at 04:00 AM
NewsFreightTruckingTrucksAmerican Trucking AssociationsCon-wayHerb KohlSusan CollinsLCVPermalink


Thursday, August 19, 2010

Volumes on United States railways were up year-over-year for the week ending August 14, with intermodal hitting its highest levels of the year, according to data from the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 08/19 at 12:30 PM
NewsIntermodalAARCarloadPermalink


While over-the-road transportation capacity remains tight, spot market freight availability continues its upward trend, according to the TransCore North American Freight Index.
Posted on 08/19 at 12:28 PM
NewsFreightTruckingTransCoreTransport Capital PartnersSpot MarketLana BattsPermalink


FedEx recently announced that its FedEx Express subsidiary has launched a new flight from Bengaluru, India with direct connections to Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. This is the company’s third India-based gateway—Delhi and Mumbai are the others.
Posted on 08/19 at 08:05 AM
NewsAir CargoFedExTradeIndiaBengaluruMumbaiPermalink


Wednesday, August 18, 2010

With the economy in better shape than it was a year ago, despite recent signs of slippage, it appears that transportation and logistics merger & acquisition activity is on the mend, too, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ recently-released data.
Posted on 08/18 at 05:00 AM
NewsPwCLogisticsTransportationMerger and AcquisitionPermalink


The number of global manufacturers shipping to the United States slipped from June to July, according to data from Panjiva
Posted on 08/18 at 04:00 AM
NewsTradePanjivaDepartment of CommerceJosh GreenPermalink


Tuesday, August 17, 2010

The positive momentum for intermodal transportation, which gained momentum during the first quarter of the year, continued on a steady track in the second quarter, according to the most recent Market Trends report from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA).
Posted on 08/17 at 05:00 AM
NewsTruckRailroadIntermodalIANAPermalink


As part of a continuing effort to meet customer needs—and generate solutions to drive needed revenue—the United States Postal Service (USPS) is now offering shipping services at 1,083 Office Depot stores throughout the United States.
Posted on 08/17 at 04:45 AM
NewsUSPSOffice DepotShipping ServicesPermalink


Monday, August 16, 2010

Less-than-truckload transportation services provider YRC Worldwide (YRCW) said it has completed the official closing of its sale of a portion of its YRC Logistics business to strategic private equity investor Austin Ventures.
Posted on 08/16 at 02:25 PM
NewsYRC WorldwideYRCAustin VenturesPermalink


A diesel additive study conducted by GPA yielded a five-percent reduction in fuel consumption, as well as drastically decreased emissions.
Posted on 08/16 at 01:58 PM
NewsGreenContainerSeaportsPermalink



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