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Thursday, February 09, 2012
As 2012-13 contract negotiations begin, container shipping lines in the transpacific are readying themselves for tougher bargaining.
The logistics capabilities of Panama can serve as the logistics hub of the Americas, said Alberto Aleman Zubieta, CEO of the Panama Canal Authority.
The first quarter of the fiscal year 2012 continued where fiscal year 2011 ended for the United States Postal Service—with a significant loss.
January shipments at 1.046 were down .95 percent compared to December and up 3.6 percent compared to January 2010. This marked the 20th consecutive month shipments were above the 1.0 mark since May 2010
Wednesday, February 08, 2012
When it comes to intermodal growth and the momentum this mode has, it is more than clear that the numbers don't lie.
Diesel prices are up 0.6 cents this week to $3.856 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
Posted on 02/08 at 01:12 PM
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The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) increased 3.9 percent from
November to December. This marks the largest monthly gain in the index in 17 years.
Tuesday, February 07, 2012
The company said its Seattle-Tacoma Drayage Operation will directly serve all ports, rail heads, and container yards in the Pacific Northwest.
Posted on 02/07 at 04:18 AM
Monday, February 06, 2012
January carloads—at 1,144,800—were up 0.1 percent annually. Intermodal—at 877,637 trailers and containers—was up 1.7 percent compared to January 2011.
Freight transportation services provider Estes Express Lines recently announced it has opened a new 36-door terminal in the Dayton, Ohio area in an effort to support “a consistent upward trend in business levels in the region.”
Posted on 02/06 at 03:17 AM