Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Diesel prices dipped slightly this week, falling 0.6 cents to $3.848 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 01/24 at 08:45 AM
Diesel Prices •
Monday, January 23, 2012
The Port of Long Beach has reached a tentative agreement on a 40-year, $4.6 billion lease with Orient Overseas Container Line for the Middle Harbor property
There is a common theme when it comes to transportation rates: they have been going up and are expected to continue to do so.
Posted on 01/23 at 03:52 PM
The 7 percent sequential decline comes on the heels of a 0.2 percent gain from October to November
Posted on 01/23 at 12:04 PM
Global Trade •
Friday, January 20, 2012
In an exclusive interview with Logistics Management, Kevin T. Lynskey, Assistant Director, Port Miami, readers are given a current evaluation of this booming ocean cargo gateway.
As part of President Obama’s National Export Initiative Agenda, which calls for a doubling of U.S. exports over a five-year period, the Port of Los Angeles continues to focus on assisting businesses throughout the region.
Coming off of November, which saw new orders for Class 8 trucks decline from October, data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, showed that December rebounded in impressive fashion, with the second best order month in six years.
Following a sluggish first week of 2012, rail volumes for the week ending January 14 showed solid growth, according to data from the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Thursday, January 19, 2012
With the United States facing historically high deficit and debt levels, it is not hard to see that these are not issues with lasting negative implications for the economic future of the nation. But there are steps that can be taken to get things at least moving in the right direction, according to David M. Walker, former U.S. comptroller general.
In the freight transportation world, one of the most predictable things over the years is the unpredictable nature of the price per gallon of diesel fuel. That is the case once again now, given the fluctuation in fuel prices in recent months.