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Wednesday, February 05, 2014
The NMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, headed up 1.0 percent to 54.0 in January.
Posted on 02/05 at 07:19 AM
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Following a cancellation last fall due to the federal government shutdown, the Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) said this week it has rescheduled its public hearing “Petition for rulemaking to adopt revised competitive switching rules to March 25-26 at its Washington, D.C. headquarters.
Posted on 02/04 at 10:45 PM
A report issued this week by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) calls for various changes to the much maligned Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program.
Posted on 02/04 at 05:11 AM
Diesel prices were up significantly this week, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 02/04 at 03:51 AM
Diesel Prices •
Monday, February 03, 2014
Despite seeing declines in its core metrics, manufacturing activity in January continued to show growth for the eighth straight month, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Report on Business.
Posted on 02/03 at 08:23 AM
A recent study issued by non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace sheds light on the myriad freight-related accessorial charges shippers shell out in order to move product from point A to point B.
Friday, January 31, 2014
Carloads—at 280,761—were up 5.6 percent, and intermodal—at 245,883—was up 3 percent.
Posted on 01/31 at 03:13 AM
Thursday, January 30, 2014
The United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) said today that trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 1.3 percent in November 2013 compared to November 2012 at $91.6 billion.
Posted on 01/30 at 07:32 AM
Fourth quarter revenue for transportation and parcel bellwether UPS headed up 2.8 percent annually to $14.9 billion, the Atlanta-based company reported today. Adjusted operating profit at $1.9 billion was down 7.3 percent, and earnings per share at $1.25 was off $0.7 from a year ago and missed Wall Street estimates of $1.43 per share.
Posted on 01/30 at 05:12 AM
UPS Freight •
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