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Tuesday, December 06, 2011

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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This new offering uses ferries, rail, and trucks transporting 12-foot containers, with goods picked up from one of several China-based locations

Monday, December 05, 2011

The Port of Oakland is making a public appeal to prevent a loose coalition of anarchists from shutting it down next week
Posted on 12/05 at 06:00 PM
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The USPS is proposing to move First Class Mail to a 2-3 day standard for contiguous U.S. destinations as part of its plan to counter significant financial losses in recent years.
Posted on 12/05 at 03:35 PM

The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known as the NMI—hit 52 in November, down slightly from October’s 52.9

FedEx Ground and FedEx Home delivery rates will increase by a net average of 4.9 percent.
Posted on 12/05 at 10:40 AM
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In a recent filing with the Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB), a group comprised of several rail shippers voiced their opinions as to why allowing BNSF Railway to take a write-up of roughly $8 billion based on the acquisition premium paid by Berkshire Hathaway in its February 2010 $34.5 billion acquisition of BNSF is “objectionable for many reasons.”
Posted on 12/05 at 09:00 AM
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Sunday, December 04, 2011

The latest disruption of services comes as shippers are anticipating the impact of a widespread “Occupy Movement” shutdown of all port operations on the U.S. West Coast on December 12
Posted on 12/04 at 08:56 PM
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Friday, December 02, 2011

These regulatory initiatives have added to the ever-expanding list of labor-related challenges that involve cutting costs while still looking to improve operational efficiencies.
Posted on 12/02 at 04:02 PM

There is different type of football being played in the nation’s capital when it comes to long-term transportation funding. And that is called political football. It is likely you have heard of it, especially since SAFETEA-LU expired in September 2009.
Posted on 12/02 at 03:25 PM
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