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Tuesday, January 04, 2011
In response to its growing healthcare business, UPS said it is opening up new facilities in Asia, Europe, Canada, and the United States that will serve as part of its global healthcare facility network.
Another week, another rise in diesel prices was again the theme, according to data released by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) this week.
During the Lame Duck Session of the 111th Congress, U.S. lawmakers voted to extend federal highway and transit funding through a continuing resolution through March 4.
Monday, January 03, 2011
The ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business stated that the index the ISM uses to measure the manufacturing sector—also known as the PMI—was 57.0 percent in December, which was 0.4 percent higher than November.
Even though many facets of the industrial real estate market are not close to a full recovery, one area in which appears to be growing are markets with strong logistics infrastructure that serve as distribution hubs to regions with large populations
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Much like its companion report focused on North America-based retail container ports, the Global Port Tracker report is calling for much improved 2010 volumes compared to 2009.
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
The ongoing upsurge in diesel prices remained on a steady path, with the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration’s recent release stating that diesel prices for the week of December 27 were up 4.6 cents from the previous week to $3.294 per gallon.
Monday, December 27, 2010
The federal government, which has been tinkering with truck drivers’ hours of service regulations for at least 11 years without exactly getting it right, is assured of going into 2011 with more unfinished HOS business.
Thursday, December 23, 2010
It’s been awhile since LTL carrier executives were able to see the word “profit” at the bottom of their financial reports. Some are half-jokingly reporting having to go to the dictionary to make sure of the meaning of the word. Sure enough, they found it, right there between “persistence” and “quarterly net gains.”
Posted on 12/23 at 02:57 AM
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Wednesday, December 22, 2010
The American Association of Port Authorities today applauded congressional passage of the DERA
Posted on 12/22 at 03:48 PM