Wednesday, August 25, 2010
FedEx received good news last week, when a federal judge in Indiana ruled that FedEx Ground drivers in Kansas are independent contractors and not full-time employees.
Posted on 08/25 at 09:39 AM
Jerry Hempstead •
Georgia Ports Authority’s Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced today that the GPA moved more than a quarter million TEUs in July 2010
Posted on 08/25 at 08:33 AM
The United States Postal Service (USPS) recently announced it is petitioning the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) to move its Standard Mail parcels from its market-dominant product list to its competitive products list.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Transportation and logistics services provider Con-way Inc. said today that John G. Labrie, president of Con-way Freight, the company’s less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary, has left the company to pursue other interests.
Diesel prices are continuing to fluctuate to a wide degree, according to data released yesterday by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Citing improving financial conditions, UPS said it is reducing the number of its planned pilot furloughs from 300 down to 230, according to an Associated Press report.
The global trading system is experiencing “extraordinary volatility” and this is being reflected in the performance of the freight forwarding industry, said Jon Manners-Bell of Transport Intelligence (Ti), a London-based think tank.
Senate Joint Resolution 33 by State Senator Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Ports and Goods Movement, was passed unanimously by the California State Assembly this week
Monday, August 23, 2010
Dry van truckload carrier USA Truck has expanded its intermodal menu, announcing it recently inked a long-term contract with Class I railroad carrier BNSF Railway to move private 53-foot domestic intermodal containers.
Class I railroad carrier Norfolk Southern recently announced it has eliminated what it described as a critical choke point on its Crescent Corridor initiative with a reconfigured rail junction near Front Royal, Virginia.