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By Jeff Berman · March 12, 2013
The average price per gallon fell 4.2 cents to $4.088 per gallon, on the heels of a 2.9 cent dip last week. Prior to these two weeks of declines, prices rose a cumulative 26.5 cents over a six week span.
By Jeff Berman · March 12, 2013
Less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider YRC Worldwide said today that its YRC Freight subsidiary has submitted a proposal for a new set of network improvements—or change of operations—to the company’s union leadership.
By Jeff Berman · March 11, 2013
The most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates indicates the federal budget sequester has the potential to curtail United States-bound import cargo growth at a time when trade is still growing, albeit at a very average pace.
By Jeff Berman · March 11, 2013
Late last week, longshoremen at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey reached a tentative six-year labor agreement with the New York Shippers Association, with the agreement coming one day before a Friday, March 8 deadline, according to a Reuters report.
By Patrick Burnson · March 11, 2013
Prime Advantage, a buying consortium for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its eleventh semi-annual Group Outlook Survey, revealing financial projections and top concerns of its member companies for 2013.
By Jeff Berman · March 8, 2013
Nearly a month after the United States Postal Service announced its plans to introduce a new delivery schedule in August, which includes eliminating Saturday delivery, a piece of legislation may prevent that from becoming a reality.
By Jeff Berman · March 8, 2013
February carloads—at 1,113,843—were down 1.1 percent annually, and intermodal—at 983,078 trailers and containers—was up 10.5 percent compared to February 2012, representing the largest annual monthly increase since December 2010.
By Jeff Berman · March 8, 2013
When it comes to the economy, both positive and negative developments remain front and center.
By Patrick Burnson · March 7, 2013
Pacific Rim port authorities seeking to become more economically and environmentally sustainable will convene in Seattle this month for an intense one-day session examining the major issues facing them today.
By Patrick Burnson · March 7, 2013
It should come as little surprise, that transit time data is not being used effectively by shippers for inventory planning.
By Jeff Berman · March 7, 2013
New legislation introduced this week by New Jersey Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) is geared to augment United States freight transportation policy by creating a national plan for moving goods efficiently by road, rail, water, and air.
By Jeff Berman · March 7, 2013
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Vitran Corporation President and CEO Rick Gaetz about the North American less-than-truckload (LTL) market, Vitran’s recent divestiture of its Supply Chain Operation (SCO) 3PL subsidiary, and the freight economy, among other topics.
By Patrick Burnson · March 7, 2013
United Cargo, one of the world's largest belly carriers, announced it will accept two new tracking and monitoring devices on its entire mainline jet fleet of nearly 700 aircraft linking 381 airports across six continents.
By Jeff Berman · March 6, 2013
Natural gas, it’s just not for trucks to experiment with anymore. In fact, a Class I railroad is, too, according to a Wall Street Journal report published this week.
By Jeff Berman · March 6, 2013
The February edition of the Cass Freight Index report released today by Cass Information Systems showed some signs of improvement, especially when compared to previous months.

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