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By LM Staff · February 28, 2014
Carloads—at 281,678—were up 3.1 percent compared to the same week a year ago, and intermodal was up 6.4 percent annually at 253,358 containers and trailers.
By Jeff Berman · February 27, 2014
In a year that was replete with labor-related and financing issues, less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider YRC Worldwide reported relatively solid earnings for the fourth quarter and 2013 year-end.
By Jeff Berman · February 27, 2014
In a speech at the Union Depot train station in St. Paul, Minnesota yesterday, President Barack Obama again called for increased investment in transportation infrastructure as a way to spur job creation and repairing and modernizing the nation’s roads, bridges, railways, and transit systems.
By Josh Bond · February 26, 2014
Studies project the next few years of the forklift fuel cell, lithium-ion lift truck battery and 3D printer markets.
By Jeff Berman · February 26, 2014
The Department of Transportation said today that its Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program will make $600 million available to fund United States-based transportation projects.
By LM Staff · February 26, 2014
With a sharp eye on safety in the wake of tragic accidents from crude by rail (CBR) operations, major U.S.-based Class I railroads and United States Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently rolled out what they described as a rail operations safety initiative comprised of new voluntary operating standards for moving crude by rail.
By MMH Staff · February 26, 2014
Partnership to expand solutions for the warehouse, distribution and third party logistics (3PL) markets.
By MMH Staff · February 26, 2014
Personnel safety system achieves ISO certification and is now commercially available.
By MMH Staff · February 26, 2014
Multi-site hydrogen fuel cell deployment includes 1,738 fuel cell battery replacement units for lift trucks, quadrupling Walmart's existing fuel cell fleet.
By John D. Schulz · February 26, 2014
The federal board that oversees labor relations is proposing a sweeping change to the way union elections are held, much to the chagrin of non-union trucking companies who say their ability to fight back will be compromised.
By MMH Staff · February 26, 2014
Robotics Industries Association to host a full-day workshop on collaborative robots -- those that can work directly alongside human counterparts.
By MMH Staff · February 26, 2014
Global shipments for motion control products down 5% overall.
By MMH Staff · February 25, 2014
Starting in April, the company will concentrate manufacturing efforts on its industry-leading machine guarding products, which include automated barrier doors, industrial fencing and retractable curtains for robotic and automated welding processes.
By Jeff Berman · February 25, 2014
Non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems (RRTS) continues to remain highly active on the acquisition front, announcing yesterday it purchased Little Rock, Arkansas-based Rich Logistics, a provider of truckload and expedited services.
By Jeff Berman · February 25, 2014
Total fourth quarter revenue for XPO Logistics—at $257.2—was up 137.1 percent. For all of 2013, XPO’s total revenue of $702.3 million marked a 152.1 percent annual increase, with a net loss of $48.5 million, which exceeded a 2012 net loss of $20.3 million.

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