Friday, May 11, 2012
Carload volume—at 276,136—was down 2 percent annually, and intermodal volumes—at 239,031 trailers and containers—were up 3 percent annually.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
The USPS said it incurred a new loss of $3.2 billion during the quarter, following a $3.3 billion fiscal first quarter loss and a $5.1 billion fiscal year 2012 loss.
Logistics Management recently spoke with Jacobs to discuss XPO’s first quarter results, his outlook on the market, and the future.
Posted on 05/10 at 10:57 AM
Logistics Management spoke with CEVA CEO John Pattullo and CFO Reuben McDougall about the company’s quarterly results and industry market trends in the global 3PL sector.
Posted on 05/10 at 09:25 AM
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An overwhelming majority consider security issues very important when assessing presidential candidates
As companies advance their sustainable development initiatives into the extended supply chain, their suppliers become a crucial source of information and market expertise.
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
The USPS today released a new strategy, which it said could keep the smallest U.S. post offices open for business “while providing a framework to achieve significant cost savings” in an effort to regain financial solvency.
Posted on 05/09 at 02:51 PM
In its quarterly Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report, IANA reported that first quarter intermodal loadings—at 3,476,500—were up 5.8 percent annually and represent the best first quarter output for loadings ever recorded by the Intermodal Association of North America.
Posted on 05/09 at 02:05 PM
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) dipped 0.8 percent from February to March.
Shippers need to brace for sharply higher trucking rates because of steadily rising truck fleet costs that range from rolling stock to drivers to fuel while productivity levels are under threats from increased government regulation, top carrier officials are saying.
Posted on 05/09 at 11:11 AM