Friday, September 05, 2014
United States Class I carloads were up 33,838 carloads–or 2.9 percent annually–at 1,212,287 in August, and intermodal was also solid in August at 1,075,688 containers and trailers, which represented a 4.3 percent-or increase of 44,520 intermodal units, over August 2013.
Posted on 09/05 at 10:38 AM
PierPass Inc. recently announced that its OffPeak program has reached a major milestone, diverting its 30 millionth truck trip from weekday, daytime traffic in Los Angeles and Long Beach since the program began in July 2005.
U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in July—at 1,258,142—were up 2 percent annually and up 5 percent compared to June.
Posted on 09/05 at 07:55 AM
Thursday, September 04, 2014
The Institute for Supply Management reported today that non-manufacturing activity in August was strong, as well as record setting, on a few fronts.
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
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ODFL is calling for an annual increase tons per day in the 18.0 percent-to-18.5 percent range compared to the third quarter of 2013, which is up from its previously disclosed range of 17.0 percent-to-18.0 percent.
Posted on 09/03 at 11:36 AM
Supply chain and IT services provider enVista said it has opened up an EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) office in Ellesmere Port, Chesire, United Kingdom.
Posted on 09/03 at 10:57 AM
Diesel prices dropped again this week, with the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reporting that the average price per gallon fell 0.7 cents to $3.814 per gallon.
Posted on 09/03 at 10:06 AM
Diesel Prices •
Non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics said yesterday it formally completed its acquisition of New Breed Logistics, a non asset-based 3PL focusing on contract logistics services, for roughly $615 million.
Posted on 09/03 at 09:43 AM
XPO Logistics •
The Port of Seattle’s search for a new leader appears to be at end as its commission named Ted J. Fick to take over as CEO late last week.