Tuesday, February 14, 2012
There was some good news and bad news coming for U.S. port authorities today. President Obama’s fiscal 2013 budget contained a bit of both.
With an 8.7 cent increase, the price per gallon of diesel is now at $3.943 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration
Posted on 02/14 at 10:43 AM
Diesel Prices •
According to the Teamsters for a Democratic Union, the YRC Freight change of operations, which it said “aims to eliminate all utility employees and most end of line jobs,” is on hold, with a planned YRC Freight March 1 hearing on the change of operations now postponed.
Posted on 02/14 at 10:08 AM
YRC Freight •
Monday, February 13, 2012
According to a leading trade intelligence report, inbound ocean cargo calls increased at all top ten U.S. ports last month.
Taking its next steps in launching a less-than-container load (LCL) offering, global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider CEVA Logistics announced today that it has opened two new LCL lanes.
Posted on 02/13 at 11:56 AM
Ocean Freight •
Organizations join together to urge Members to oppose any floor amendments that would modify any of the truck size and weight provisions in the bill.
The Puget Sound’s ocean cargo gateways are under siege by lawmakers and influence-peddling Teamsters
Friday, February 10, 2012
The Senate yesterday voted by an 85-11 margin to move forward with Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), its two-year, $109 billion transportation bill.
Harlin replaces Pat Quinn, who passed away in December.
Carload volume—284,546—was up 6.2 percent annually—and was slightly ahead of the week ending January 28 at 283,654 and ahead of the week ending January 21 at 287,734 and behind the week ending January 14 at 298,560.