Tuesday, April 08, 2014
The Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) said it will hold a hearing on Thursday, April 10 on recent railroad service issues, review proposed solutions to existing service problems, and also discuss additional options to improve service.
Posted on 04/08 at 11:30 AM
The forecast for growth at United States-based retail container ports is largely positive, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
Diesel prices came in this week at $3.959 per gallon, marking the fourth straight weekly decline and the fifth drop in the last six weeks, according to data released by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
Posted on 04/08 at 08:42 AM
Diesel Prices •
Monday, April 07, 2014
The fact that the intersection of transportation and federal policy is potentially standing in the way of true signs of progress was evident in a conference call featuring former Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood that was hosted by investment firm Stifel Nicolaus late last week.
Posted on 04/07 at 12:52 PM
Company officials said these new facilities are designed to support the storage and distribution on pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device products
Friday, April 04, 2014
High-ranking leadership for the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee is calling on the U.S. Government Accountability Office to evaluate two studies that were used to justify changes for the motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that went into effect last July.
What ails us, and what may fix our manufacturing problems, could be different than you think.
Posted on 04/04 at 09:54 AM
Intermodal—at 1,025,907 containers and trailers—were up 9.9 percent, or 92,661 units, annually, and carloads—at 1,156,697—were up 3.5 percent, or 36,628 carloads, compared to March 2013.
Thursday, April 03, 2014
The NMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, rose 1.5 percent to 53.1 in March.
Posted on 04/03 at 11:16 AM
In their very first project, Trinity Logistics saved hundreds of thousands of dollars annually by eliminating 90 percent of the effort needed to manually handle shipping documents.