Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Diesel prices dropped for the fifth straight week, with the average price per gallon falling $0.3 to $3.838 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 06/25 at 10:35 AM
Two thirds expect to add jobs next year, even as more than half report skilled labor shortage.
In thinking about those whom I’m indebted to for the success of SCMR over 16 years, there is one constituency that must rank first on the list—you, the reader.
Posted on 06/25 at 02:17 AM
Monday, June 24, 2013
Last week, I attended the 11th annual eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Chicago for the seventh time. I would not keep attending if I did not find it useful and highly valuable, too. The value comes on many fronts, including networking, education, session quality, and being in a great city like Chicago does not hurt either.
Posted on 06/24 at 01:32 PM
At last week’s 11th annual eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Chicago, LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman conducted an on-stage interview with Marv Schlanger, CEO of CEVA Logistics.
Posted on 06/24 at 01:09 PM
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Friday, June 21, 2013
With the new motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations set to take hold in just a matter of days, the trucking industry is continuing what is essentially a last-ditch effort to keep things in their present state.
Company remains on a solid growth path, with e-commerce gains still going strong.
Posted on 06/21 at 10:18 AM
Weekly carload volume—at 288,879—was up 0.5 percent compared to a year ago, and intermodal—at 254,266 trailers and containers—saw a 1.7 percent annual gain.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Washington is pushing a tax break that might make liquefied natural gas (LNG) economically competitive with diesel fuel, although a skeptical trucking industry is still taking a wait-and-see approach on the clean, domestically produced fuel.
Posted on 06/20 at 09:00 AM
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Industrial truck sales hold steady, mirror U.S. economic indicators.