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By LM Staff · June 25, 2013
Diesel prices dropped for the fifth straight week, with the average price per gallon falling $0.3 to $3.838 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
By Josh Bond · June 25, 2013
Two thirds expect to add jobs next year, even as more than half report skilled labor shortage.
By Frank Quinn · June 25, 2013
In thinking about those whom I’m indebted to for the success of SCMR over 16 years, there is one constituency that must rank first on the list—you, the reader.
By Jeff Berman · June 24, 2013
Last week, I attended the 11th annual eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Chicago for the seventh time. I would not keep attending if I did not find it useful and highly valuable, too. The value comes on many fronts, including networking, education, session quality, and being in a great city like Chicago does not hurt either.
By Jeff Berman · June 24, 2013
At last week’s 11th annual eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Chicago, LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman conducted an on-stage interview with Marv Schlanger, CEO of CEVA Logistics.
By John Schulz · June 21, 2013
With the new motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations set to take hold in just a matter of days, the trucking industry is continuing what is essentially a last-ditch effort to keep things in their present state.
By Jeff Berman · June 21, 2013
Company remains on a solid growth path, with e-commerce gains still going strong.
By LM Staff · June 21, 2013
Weekly carload volume—at 288,879—was up 0.5 percent compared to a year ago, and intermodal—at 254,266 trailers and containers—saw a 1.7 percent annual gain.
By John D. Schulz · June 20, 2013
Washington is pushing a tax break that might make liquefied natural gas (LNG) economically competitive with diesel fuel, although a skeptical trucking industry is still taking a wait-and-see approach on the clean, domestically produced fuel.
By Josh Bond · June 19, 2013
Industrial truck sales hold steady, mirror U.S. economic indicators.
By Patrick Burnson · June 19, 2013
The money is for maintaining America’s deep-draft navigation channels and harbors and is as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ fiscal 2014 funding bill.
By John D. Schulz · June 19, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C.—According to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ 24th annual State of Logistics Report released today, logistics and supply chain managers are continuing to drive inefficiencies out of the business transportation system.
By John D. Schulz · June 18, 2013
It’s the season for general rate increases in the LTL industry—those annual hikes for non-contract shipments that hardly any shipper in the nation pays.
By LM Staff · June 18, 2013
Diesel prices dropped for the fourth straight week, with the average price per gallon falling $0.8 to $3.841 per gallon. This represents the lowest average price per gallon since the week of July 30, which was $3.796.
By Patrick Burnson · June 17, 2013
The results of the AgTC's 2013 Ocean Carrier Performance Survey were announced late last week at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition in San Francisco, with APL winning top ranking

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