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By LM Staff · September 24, 2013
This follows a 0.7 cent decline last week and was preceded by two straight weeks at $3.981 per gallon, which represents the highest weekly price since the week of April 1, when it hit $3.993 per gallon. Prior to the matching weeks at $3.981 per gallon, diesel prices rose a cumulative 8.5 cents over the previous three weeks.
By Patrick Burnson · September 23, 2013
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners recently voted in favor of port staff’s recommendation to eliminate a never-used container fee created nearly six years ago to help finance major rail, highway and bridge improvement projects.
By Jeff Berman · September 23, 2013
Toronto-based less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and transportation services provider Vitran Corporation Inc. said today it has entered into an agreement to divest its United States-based LTL business. Company officials said the business will be acquired by Matthew Moroun, an industry veteran associated with various transportation industries, including: LTL, TL, flatbed, 3PL, and warehousing.
By LM Staff · September 23, 2013
Less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider YRC Worldwide announced late last week that Jeff Rogers, President of YRC Freight, its largest group, is no longer with the company. Company officials said Rogers will be replaced by YRCW CEO James Welch.
By Patrick Burnson · September 23, 2013
The Airforwarders Association has applauded a U.S. House committee's approval of legislation to improve America's ports and waterways.
By Jeff Berman · September 23, 2013
Multimodal transportation software provider Kewill today rolled out a new platform designed to manage the complexities of transportation, logistics, and trade compliance.
By LM Staff · September 23, 2013
After expanding operations eight times to meet customer demand since 1989, PK USA is expanding again as its customers add new vehicles in the U.S. that had previously been assembled overseas.
By LM Staff · September 20, 2013
Carload volume—at 296,221—was up 1.5 percent annually, and intermodal was up 4.9 percent annually at 296,221 trailers and containers.
By Jeff Berman · September 20, 2013
Committee officials said that through this type of water resources legislation, Congress authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out its missions to develop, maintain, and support the Nation’s vital port and waterways infrastructure needs, and support effective and targeted flood protection and environmental restoration needs.
By Jeff Berman · September 19, 2013
With most United States-based railroads signaling they will miss the 2015 deadline for installing Positive Train Control (PTC), the Government Accountability Office said in a report it is asking that Congress should consider amending the Railroad Safety Improvement Act (RSIA) and grant the Federal Railroad Administration the authority to extend the deadline on certain rail lines on a case-by-case basis.
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By Jeff Berman · September 19, 2013
The Cudahy, Wisc.-based company announced yesterday it has acquired of the assets of Salisbury, Massachusetts-based refrigerated truckload service provider YES Trans Inc. for roughly $1.2 million, net of cash acquired, plus an earn out capped at $1.1 million.
By Jeff Berman · September 19, 2013
In its fiscal first quarter 2014 earnings conference call yesterday, FedEx executives provided an update on how the cost-reduction efforts are going.
By Mike Regan · September 18, 2013
These short 5 questions address the business basics, or essential questions that a shipper should be able to answer for every carrier they use.

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