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Monday, February 22, 2016

Light asset-based less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier SHIFT Freight recently announced it has expanded its service offering to five new states for inbound and outbound shipments, as well as added liftgate service for pickups and deliveries.
Posted on 02/22 at 12:40 PM
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Monday, November 23, 2015

The objective of Positive Train Control (PTC) systems is to prevent train-to-train collisions, overspeed derailments, and incursions into roadway work limits.
Posted on 11/23 at 12:29 PM
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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Three years ago, Candace Holowicki, the company’s director of global transportation and logistics, joined its Global Services Organization and helped to level functional silos and bring together procurement, logistics, operations, and continuous improvement areas—a move that now saves millions annually.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

From the April 8th Edition of Transport Topics: “Jury Awards $58.5 Million for Freight Truck Crash - Highest Recorded Verdict Amount Recorded
Posted on 04/23 at 08:04 AM
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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

The BTS said that the May TSI at 109.6 was unchanged from April and is 16.3 percent higher than April 2009’s low point during the recession.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

This slight increase comes on the heels of a 3.6 percent decline from December to January. The Freight TSI has seen sequential gains in five of the last six months.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) fell 3.6 percent from December to January.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

The increase in shale gas extraction projects is triggering spectacular growth in North American drilling projects. But with this growth comes transportation challenges, as suppliers of pipe, chemicals, drilling equipment, and other materials must get products to and from an expanding number of energy sites, many in remote locations.
Posted on 02/23 at 03:15 PM
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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) increased 0.1 percent from October to November.

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

A watchful eye on inventory levels by retailers kept freight shipments and expenditures down on a sequential basis for the second straight month, with mixed results annually, according to the November 2011 edition of the Cass Freight Index.


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