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Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Keeping in line with seasonal patterns that have been intact since the conclusion of the Great Recession, both shipment volumes and freight spending declined from December to January, although each saw annual gains, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index.
Posted on 02/10 at 02:15 PM
With a 0.4 cent increase to $2.835 per gallon, the average price per gallon checked in at $2.835, which is slightly ahead of last week’s $2.831 per gallon, which marks the lowest average weekly price since the week of February 15, 2010, when it was at $2.756 per gallon.
Posted on 02/10 at 11:26 AM
Diesel Prices •
XPO Logistics announced late yesterday it has acquired New York, New York-based UX Specialized Logistics, a North American provider of last mile logistics services for major retail chains and e-commerce shippers.
Monday, February 09, 2015
The Port of Oakland today released an update on seaport operations and the status of waterfront labor talks.
Posted on 02/09 at 02:00 PM
Port of Oakland •
LinkEx was established in 2002. It has 50 employees and generated $36 million in 2014 revenue.
Posted on 02/09 at 12:24 PM
Total 2014 intermodal volume—at 16,276,892 containers and trailers––saw a 4.8 percent annual increase compared to 2013. Domestic containers—at 6,444,532—were up 5.7 percent, and international containers—at 8,166,010—were up 4.4 percent. All domestic equipment at 8,110,882—was up 5.1 percent, and trailers rose 2.9 percent to 1,666,350.
Posted on 02/09 at 11:52 AM
Cargo demand for Asian containerized imports has remained strong through the typically slower winter season and heading into the Lunar New Year holidays, according to container line data collected by the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement
Friday, February 06, 2015
The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) announced today that weekend vessel loading and unloading operations will be temporarily suspended this weekend, with yard, rail and gate operations continuing at terminal operators’ discretion.
Posted on 02/06 at 05:57 PM
Carloads for the month were up 5.6 percent, or 61,864 carloads, at 1,160,84, and intermodal was up 0.9 percent, or 8,658 units, at 1,005,067 trailers and containers.
Posted on 02/06 at 12:32 PM
YRC Worldwide, continuing its turnaround under CEO James L. Welch, posted its second straight quarterly profit in the fourth quarter of last year.
Posted on 02/06 at 12:00 PM
YRC Freight •