Friday, December 09, 2011
November carloads—at 1,476,635—were up 2.3 percent annually, marking the largest annual gain since last March.
Posted on 12/09 at 01:29 PM
Thursday, December 08, 2011
As West Coast ports from Anchorage to San Diego brace themselves for the planned onslaught of “occupy” forces on Monday, December 12, beneficial cargo owners may be wondering what role organized labor will be taking in response.
Data published by ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, and freight transportation forecasting firm and consultancy FTR Associates indicated that preliminary data for Class 8 trucks in November is down from October.
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Wednesday, December 07, 2011
The immediate short-term outlook is dim, said analysts
Pricing for truckload carriers remained solid in November, according to the most recent edition of The Cass Truckload Linehaul Index from Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners.
While the economic recovery is showing some encouraging signs of late, it received another one this week in the form of the Institute of Supply Management’s Semiannual Economic Forecast.
Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Traditional rivals, MSC and CMA CGM, are changing course now to work together as operating partners in several key trade lanes
A watchful eye on inventory levels by retailers kept freight shipments and expenditures down on a sequential basis for the second straight month, with mixed results annually, according to the November 2011 edition of the Cass Freight Index.
Following a 4.6 cent decline last week, the price per gallon for diesel fuel dropped another 3.3 cents this week to $3.931, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration
Posted on 12/06 at 09:41 AM
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