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Tuesday, February 03, 2015

The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline dropped 3.5 cent to $2.831 per gallon, according to data issued this week by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 02/03 at 10:14 AM
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Monday, February 02, 2015

While sequential growth did not materialize to begin the year, manufacturing activity still remained in growth mode over all in January, according to the January edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
Posted on 02/02 at 02:28 PM
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While parcel rates are up to their highest levels ever in 2015 as evidenced by parcel giants UPS and FedEx recently rolling out GRIs (general rate increases) that took effect earlier this year along with the changes to its dimensional pricing rates, fuel surcharges are also on the rise for the companies comprising this parcel duopoly.
Posted on 02/02 at 11:58 AM
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Following a mid-December announcement in which transportation and logistics bellwether FedEx said it signed an agreement to acquire Pittsburgh-based GENCO, a third-party logistics (3PL) services provider specializing in product lifecycle and reverse logistics, FedEx said late last week the deal has officially been completed.
Posted on 02/02 at 10:20 AM
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Friday, January 30, 2015

Owners of corporate fleets and fuel buyers face two dilemmas: a limited supply of cost-effective, low greenhouse-gas fuels, and little information on fuel sustainability impacts across the full production and use value chain.
Posted on 01/30 at 03:13 AM
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U.S. Carloads were up 5 percent annually at 294,738, and intermodal at 253,317 containers and trailers was up 3 percent.
Posted on 01/30 at 02:49 AM
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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Truckload and intermodal pricing was up on an annual basis, according to the December edition of the Truckload and Intermodal Cost Indexes from Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners.
Posted on 01/29 at 10:53 AM
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While the official numbers won’t be issued until early February in its quarterly Market Trends & Statistics report, preliminary data for the fourth quarter and full-year 2014 intermodal output from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) indicates that annual growth was intact.
Posted on 01/29 at 10:02 AM
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The annualized turnover rate for large truckload carriers in the third quarter rose one percentage point to 97 percent, according to the ATA.
Posted on 01/28 at 10:12 AM
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Diesel prices continued their ongoing decline, with the average price per gallon falling 6.7 cents to $2.866 per gallon, according to data issued this week by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 01/27 at 10:42 AM
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