Friday, May 17, 2013
On Wednesday, May 22, the Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on the recently announced nomination of Charlotte, North Carolina Mayor Anthony Foxx to be Secretary of Transportation.
Posted on 05/17 at 12:15 PM
The pending changes in truck driver hours-of-service (HOS) regulations will help drive trucking rates up between 4 and 10 percent in the coming year, analysts and trucking executives predict.
Posted on 05/17 at 08:30 AM
Carload volume—at 280,986—was up 0.6 percent annually, and intermodal—at 248,266 trailers and containers—was up 3.9 percent.
Posted on 05/17 at 08:17 AM
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Service diversions for the two largest ports continue to play out in monthly statistics.
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Posted on 05/16 at 11:57 AM
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ABF Freight System, the nation’s sixth-largest LTL carrier, has a framework for a new five-year labor agreement with the Teamsters union. Neither side is discussing details of the deal, which still must be ratified by between 6,000 and 7,500 ABF workers.
Posted on 05/16 at 08:20 AM
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This legislation provides critical flood protection for communities across the country, maintains the flow of commerce, and will create up to 500,000 new jobs, according to the Senate’s Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee.
Posted on 05/16 at 08:05 AM
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Practical advice from 20 manufacturing experts.
We asked manufacturers from around the world, what advice would you give peers to better manage the sales quotation process?
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A balanced United States transportation market has been highlighted fairly often of late. But since 2009 business activity has continued to increase and been steady while capacity has not changed materially.
Posted on 05/15 at 11:29 AM
The Transportation Worker Identification Credential program, also known as TWIC, continues to be faced with ongoing difficulties, according to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Posted on 05/15 at 10:16 AM