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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.
By LM Staff · September 18, 2013
Resistence to the Securities and Exchange Commission ruling that requires publicly traded companies to disclose the origins of conflict minerals contained in their products is breaking down rapidly, say compliance experts.
By Jeff Berman · September 18, 2013
The Memphis-based company also said that quarterly revenue—at $11.0 billion—was up 2 percent, and operating income—at $795 million—saw a 7 percent gain. Operating margin—at 7.2 percent—moved up from 6.9 percent a year ago. FedEx reported earnings per share of $1.53, which was up 5.3 from $1.45 from last year, topping Wall Street estimates of $1.50 per share.
By Jeff Berman · September 18, 2013
In case you did not notice, Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx recently announced that the DOT’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) 2013 program received roughly $474 million for 52 transportation projects in 37 states.
By Jeff Berman · September 17, 2013
While August volumes at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were mixed, they could serve as a precursor to a solid holiday shopping season.
By Jeff Berman · September 17, 2013
The drivers for healthcare supply chain executives to make strategic supply chain investments and decisions are more than just a few, given the many moving parts of the healthcare supply chain. This was made clear in the sixth annual UPS “Pain in the (Supply) Chain” healthcare survey.
By LM Staff · September 17, 2013
This decline comes on the heels of 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.

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