Friday, February 10, 2012
The Senate yesterday voted by an 85-11 margin to move forward with Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), its two-year, $109 billion transportation bill.
Harlin replaces Pat Quinn, who passed away in December.
Carload volume—284,546—was up 6.2 percent annually—and was slightly ahead of the week ending January 28 at 283,654 and ahead of the week ending January 21 at 287,734 and behind the week ending January 14 at 298,560.
Thursday, February 09, 2012
As 2012-13 contract negotiations begin, container shipping lines in the transpacific are readying themselves for tougher bargaining.
The logistics capabilities of Panama can serve as the logistics hub of the Americas, said Alberto Aleman Zubieta, CEO of the Panama Canal Authority.
The first quarter of the fiscal year 2012 continued where fiscal year 2011 ended for the United States Postal Service—with a significant loss.
January shipments at 1.046 were down .95 percent compared to December and up 3.6 percent compared to January 2010. This marked the 20th consecutive month shipments were above the 1.0 mark since May 2010
Wednesday, February 08, 2012
When it comes to intermodal growth and the momentum this mode has, it is more than clear that the numbers don't lie.
Diesel prices are up 0.6 cents this week to $3.856 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
Posted on 02/08 at 01:12 PM
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The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) increased 3.9 percent from
November to December. This marks the largest monthly gain in the index in 17 years.