Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline fell 3.6 cents to $3.991 per gallon, the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this week.
Posted on 12/12 at 09:12 AM
Diesel Prices •
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Forecasting fuel rates has never been more difficult for shippers, maintained Derik Andreoli, Ph.D.c., a senior analyst at Mercator International LLC
Posted on 12/11 at 07:21 PM
Supply Chain •
Weakening economic conditions in several key foreign markets and outright recessions in others led to mixed results for California exporters during October, according to an analysis by Beacon Economics of foreign trade data released this morning by the U.S. Commerce Department.
Posted on 12/11 at 03:29 PM
While there were few surprises contained in ISM’s December 2012 Semiannual Economic Forecast, the overall findings suggest growth in the United States will continue in 2013
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Monday, December 10, 2012
Even though the nation’s top ocean cargo gateways have been virtually shut down for several days this past month, retailers are reporting a slight increase in inbound throughput.
To understand just how frustrated shippers have become with stalled labor/management talks, one need only read the latest plea for reason.
The newest truck safety group in Washington is formally called The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security.
Posted on 12/10 at 07:30 AM
Friday, December 07, 2012
U.S. Xpress officials said the merger will be completed in January and added that the combined company will operate under the Arnold name and be comprised of more than 1,800 drivers.
November carloads—at 1,130,770—were down 4 percent annually, and intermodal—at 934,595 trailers and containers—was up 1.2 percent compared to November 2011.
Posted on 12/07 at 11:17 AM