Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Carload volume—at 278,596—was down 1.2 percent annually, and intermodal volume—at 251,078 containers and trailers—was up 13.6 percent annually.
Posted on 02/26 at 08:58 AM
The AAR said that the seven North American-based Class I railroads plan to invest an estimated $24.5 billion in 2013 “to build, maintain and upgrade America’s rail network to ensure freight railroads can continue to deliver for the nation’s economy,” with $13 billion of that investment allocated towards projected capital expenditures to upgrade or enhance rail capacity.
Posted on 02/26 at 08:55 AM
Friday, February 22, 2013
Survey results highlight perceptions of manufacturing careers, where women make up just 24.8% of the workforce.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Two-thirds of respondents in global survey expect revenue growth.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
In a fact sheet released by the White House, officials there did not hesitate to note that since President Obama took office four years ago, “America has begun the hard work of rebuilding our infrastructure.”
Posted on 02/20 at 03:00 PM
Peter Moore’s January, 2013, column in Logistics Management was intended to provide clarification of his previous (November 2012) column entitled What's the CCSB Doing Now?
Two subsidiaries of freight and global logistics and transportation service provider Con-way Inc.—Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal—have rolled out a new intermodal service geared towards North American shippers.
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Posted on 02/20 at 11:27 AM
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Trucking volumes ended 2012 on a fairly positive note, and they commenced 2013 in the same fashion, according to data released by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) this week.
According to data released this week by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA), diesel jumped up 5.3 cents to $4.157 per gallon, marking the fifth straight weekly gain.
Posted on 02/20 at 10:18 AM
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