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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

With federal transportation funding slated to expire on September 30, President Barack Obama today pointed out the perils of that scenario if that comes to fruition.
Posted on 08/31 at 12:10 PM
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As was the case last month, stalled economic growth and bearish economic indicators are pointing to slower growth, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted on 08/31 at 10:54 AM
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LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with CEVA CEO John Pattullo about the company’s first half performance and other industry-related items.
Posted on 08/31 at 09:42 AM
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FedEx Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of FedEx, said this week it opened three new markets in Mexico on August 1, rolling out service centers in Toluca, Puebla, and Veracruz.
Posted on 08/31 at 07:39 AM
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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

The United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 11.0 percent in June 2011 compared to June 2010, coming in at $77.5 billion.
Posted on 08/30 at 10:51 AM
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Class I rail carrier CSX recently announced it has invested $59 million in an intermodal terminal expansion in Columbus, Ohio, which is part of the company’s National Gateway initiative.
Posted on 08/30 at 10:21 AM
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Looking at the logistics landscape, it appears that September should be very telling on a number of fronts in terms of how the fourth quarter and beyond may shape up, coupled with numerous legislative efforts on the table (or not, given the current political climate).
Posted on 08/30 at 09:25 AM
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Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the largest provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America, said it will be the beneficiary of a cumulative $150 million investment as part of an effort to boost the United States natural gas vehicle sector.
Posted on 08/30 at 07:51 AM
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Diesel prices headed north for the first time in a month, rising 1.0 cents to $3.820 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
Posted on 08/30 at 07:12 AM
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Monday, August 29, 2011

A ruling issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) focused on mandating usage of electronic onboard recorders (EOBR) for over-the-road motor carriers was overturned by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit late last week.
Posted on 08/29 at 02:03 PM
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