Friday, September 10, 2010
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters intends to ask the roughly 23,000 Teamster members of less-than-truckload transportation services provider YRC Worldwide (YRCW) to approve additional wage concessions, according to a report from the website of Teamsters for a Democratic Union.
Posted on 09/10 at 11:03 AM
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As has been the case in recent weeks, volumes for U.S. railroads continue to be record-breaking and the week ending September 4 was no exception, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 09/10 at 06:57 AM
Thursday, September 09, 2010
In a letter sent to shippers today, the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC), said several major ocean carriers will no longer be providing container chassis.
Earlier today, Class I railroad carrier Norfolk Southern officially opened up its long-awaited Heartland Corridor, a public-private partnership between NS and Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, and the federal government
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) rose 0.4 percent in July, following a 0.2 increase in June.
In an effort to provide more value-added services to Puerto Rico-based shippers, Crowley Maritime Corporation’s logistics group announced it has acquired Islandwide Air and Ocean.
The number of global manufacturers shipping to the United States inched up from July to August, according to data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Even though the economy is still far from recovered, the industrial real estate market appears to be taking some positive steps, according to a report issued by global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
Like last month, the most recent Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates is calling for import cargo volumes at U.S.-based retail ports to decline throughout the rest of 2010.
Diesel prices continued their downward trend, with prices falling for the fourth straight week, according to data released this week by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).