Thursday, January 31, 2013
U.S.-Canada surface transportation trade in November came in at $46.7 billion in November, and the value of U.S. surface transportation trade with Mexico was $34.8 billion.
Posted on 01/31 at 11:01 AM
Transportation and parcel bellwether UPS reported today that fourth quarter revenue increased 2.3 percent annually to a record $14.57 billion, and adjusted operating profit saw a 41 percent gain to record $2.05 billion. And earnings per share at $1.32 saw a 3 percent gain, falling short of Wall Street estimates of $1.38 per share.
Posted on 01/31 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Time is running out for ILA-USMX labor contract negotiations.
Posted on 01/30 at 11:00 AM
American Association of Port Authorities' President and CEO Kurt Nagle says AAPA and the public port industry have greatly appreciated Secretary LaHood’s recognition of the importance of ports as a critical link in our transportation system and his support for port related infrastructure investment during his term as Secretary.
Posted on 01/30 at 10:59 AM
Lack of clearance from European Commission halts UPS' plans for significant European expansion
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The latest results on supply chain and operations from PwC’s 16th Annual Global CEO Survey, suggest that U.S.-based CEOs remain reluctant to abandon cost-cutting until the economy shows further signs of strengthening.
Following its first weekly increase in eight weeks a week ago, diesel prices are up again this week, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
Posted on 01/29 at 10:56 AM
Diesel Prices •
During his term as DOT Secretary, LaHood was very active on the transportation infrastructure and freight fronts.
Posted on 01/29 at 10:55 AM
It is still too early to tell but the immigration legislation being floated could be a net positive for supply chains.
Posted on 01/29 at 10:54 AM
Supply Chain •
Monday, January 28, 2013
In his letter to Ferro, Graves explained that the ATA is requesting that FMCSA delay the compliance effective date for those (rules) provisions until three months after the D.C. Circuit issues its decision in those cases.
Posted on 01/28 at 10:53 AM