Monday, August 01, 2011
If natural gas continues to be significantly less expensive than diesel, it would make sense that some portion of the transportation sector would convert from diesel to natural gas. But in doing so, demand for diesel would decline relative to demand for natural gas—and this would cause price convergence. How are are we from this reality?
UPS recently announced in its annual Sustainability Report that it is continuing to reduce the amount of fuel used per each delivered package it moves in the United States.
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This deal spells relatively good news for the economic engines that drive our country at a time when we can least afford to lose any signs of momentum whatsoever.
The mainstream business press is reporting that Asian financial markets are on the rebound as a consequence of news that the U.S. will avoid a default on its debt obligations. This was not the only story to celebrate this week, however.
Friday, July 29, 2011
Second quarter earnings for Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, were strong, with total revenue up 37.9 percent at $151.5 million.
The survey found that larger carriers—those with more than $25 million in revenue—are twice more likely to be interested in buying a company compared to smaller carriers (with less than $25 million in revenue).
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Rail traffic was up slightly for the week ending July 23, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 07/28 at 12:02 PM
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