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By LM Staff · April 26, 2013
Carload volume—at 276,662—was down 2 percent annually, and intermodal—at 240,698 trailers and containers—was up 0.6 percent.
By Jeff Berman · April 26, 2013
ATA officials said that seasonally-adjusted tonnage has now shown gains in four of the last five reported months and is up 7.6 percent going back to November 2012.
By Josh Bond · April 25, 2013
U.S. growth projections are particularly high, from a $2.5b market in 2011 to $9b in 2021.
By Jeff Berman · April 25, 2013
Earlier this week, the United States Postal Service (USPS) said that it is keeping its domestic air services in the hands of FedEx, its current provider, with a seven-year contract for Priority and Express Mail services.
By Jeff Berman · April 25, 2013
YRCW officials said that that the network optimization is a key component of YRC Freight's strategy to continuously improve customer service by reducing the handling of shipments and excess time in transit.
By Jeff Berman · April 25, 2013
UPS reported today that first quarter revenue rose 2.2 percent year-over-year to $13.43 billion, with operating profit up 0.7 percent at $1.58 billion. Quarterly earnings per share—at $1.04—saw a 7.4 percent gain and beat Wall Street analysts expectations of $1.01 per share.
By Patrick Burnson · April 24, 2013
With the global shipping industry showing increased interest in the use of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) as a fuel for vessels, members of the International Association of Ports and Harbors are laying the groundwork for how ports worldwide can accommodate this emerging trend.
By Patrick Burnson · April 23, 2013
Los Angeles and Long Beach comprise the largest marine port complex in North America as well as the No. 1-emitting facility in the Southland.
By Mike Regan · April 23, 2013
From the April 8th Edition of Transport Topics: “Jury Awards $58.5 Million for Freight Truck Crash - Highest Recorded Verdict Amount Recorded
By Patrick Burnson · April 18, 2013
"Gang of Eight" legislation enables foreign graduate students to remain in U.S. after receiving advanced degree, raises H-1B visa cap
By Patrick Burnson · April 18, 2013
In a move to consolidate its global procurement process, HP has announced that it will use a cloud-based platform provided by E2open.
By Patrick Burnson · April 17, 2013
Another indication of resurgence in the third-party logistics (3PL) marketplace surfaced yesterday, as a leading industry consultancy entered the executive recruiting sector.
By LM Staff · April 16, 2013
The average price per gallon fell 3.5 cents to $3.942.
By Jeff Berman · April 16, 2013
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider BDP International recently said it has taken an equity position in Interflex S.A., a Cartategna, Colombia-based international freight forwarder that is a member of BDP’s global network.
By Patrick Burnson · April 16, 2013
With what it describes as “an organic expansion,” FedEx Trade Networks, has announced it will ramp up its operations in Brazil and other parts of Latin America.

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