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Thursday, September 06, 2012
Figures from May report are revised down as risk factors loom on horizon.
Posted on 09/06 at 08:56 AM
Company officials said this new 14-door service center will serve shippers in West Virginia and Ohio
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
While there are no new major developments in the ongoing stalemate in labor negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance, that has not slowed down the public exchanges between the two parties as shippers Peak Season plans for moving cargo in and out of East and Gulf Coast ports hang in the balance.
While supply chains for many manufacturers in the Gulf were disrupted by Hurricane Isaac, advances in online, mobile, and cloud technologies may have softened the blow.
Posted on 09/05 at 10:29 AM
This marks the ninth straight week diesel prices have increased and the third straight week the price per gallon has been above the $4 mark
Posted on 09/05 at 09:55 AM
Diesel Prices •
Company cites weakness in the global economy and constrained revenue growth at FedEx Express as drivers for downward revision.
Posted on 09/05 at 09:23 AM
Tuesday, September 04, 2012
The PMI, ISM’s index used to measure manufacturing activity, was 49.6 in August, which is 0.2 percentage points below July and 0.1 percent lower than June.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Carload volume—at 297,042—was down 0.8 percent annually, and intermodal volumes—at 248,364 trailer and containers were up 5.2 percent annually.
NITL chief tells LaHood that his members—many of whom are responsible for making freight transportation decisions using all modes in both the U.S. and globally —would be adversely impacted by any shutdown of the nation’s ports.
Posted on 08/31 at 01:03 AM