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Monday, November 07, 2011

October carloads—at 1,215,627—were up 1.7 percent annually. And intermodal—at 975,566 trailers and containers—was up 3.6 percent compared to October 2010.
Posted on 11/07 at 01:08 PM
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This hub expansion was built on 19 acres and involved widening the existing parking apron to allow for nine additional wide-body aircrafts and nine new aircraft gates.
Posted on 11/07 at 10:49 AM
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Despite recent actions taken by the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) to address an onerous situation, “captive shippers” will continue to pay a monopoly tax on their rail shipments
Posted on 11/07 at 09:51 AM
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Friday, November 04, 2011

The October 2011 edition of the Cass Freight Index showed signs of mixed messages, when it comes to figuring out freight trends. While freight shipments and expenditures were up annually, they were both down from September in another sign that the economic recovery is both gradual and unpredictable.
Posted on 11/04 at 01:35 PM
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Less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider YRC Worldwide (YRCW) today reported a third quarter net loss of $177.9 million, which was more than double the $61.7 million net loss from a year ago.
Posted on 11/04 at 10:09 AM
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Keeping surface transportation funding at its current levels through a series of continuing resolutions is not the way to move forward in an efficient manner, when it comes to preserving and building United States infrastructure, says Representative John Mica (R-Fla.), Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
Posted on 11/04 at 08:07 AM
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The news comes as a relief to shippers, who as late as yesterday were worried about a prolonged disruption caused by the “Occupy Oakland” movement.
Posted on 11/04 at 07:47 AM
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Thursday, November 03, 2011

Like its companion report focused on manufacturing, growth remained the primary theme for The Institute for Supply Management's Non-Manufacturing Report on Business, which showed growth in non-manufacturing sector grew for the 23rd consecutive month.
Posted on 11/03 at 01:04 PM
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Although the numbers are showing continued signs of leveling out, the main theme of the October edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing (ISM) Report on Business indicated that growth is still occurring.
Posted on 11/03 at 11:07 AM
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Three mechanics have been killed, causing dockworkers to cease discharging the boxes until the risk can be identified
Posted on 11/03 at 09:35 AM
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