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Monday, August 01, 2011

UPS recently announced in its annual Sustainability Report that it is continuing to reduce the amount of fuel used per each delivered package it moves in the United States.
Posted on 08/01 at 10:35 AM
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This deal spells relatively good news for the economic engines that drive our country at a time when we can least afford to lose any signs of momentum whatsoever.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:54 AM
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Friday, July 29, 2011

The survey found that larger carriers—those with more than $25 million in revenue—are twice more likely to be interested in buying a company compared to smaller carriers (with less than $25 million in revenue).
Posted on 07/29 at 08:14 AM
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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

At a time when economic momentum continues to fluctuate, new orders for durable goods showed in June did nothing to quell that notion, falling 2.1 percent—or $4.0 billion.
Posted on 07/27 at 01:04 PM
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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Compared to the second quarter of 2010, which saw a 71 percent annual gain in earnings per share for UPS, this year’s second quarter might be viewed as being pale in comparison. But a close look at the numbers points to another strong earnings performance for Big Brown.
Posted on 07/26 at 11:14 AM
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Monday, July 25, 2011

Sick of the talk and double-talk about the debt limit talks going on in Washington? Personally speaking, it is definitely starting to wear on me a little bit.
Posted on 07/25 at 02:56 PM
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Washington finally seems semi-serious about infrastructure. There are dueling bills circulating on Capitol Hill, with Senate Democrats favoring a two-year, $109 billion proposal and House Republicans offering a six-year, $230 billion deal to replace the six-year, $286 billion transportation funding law that expired 23 months ago.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The concept of an infrastructure bank has been lobbied around myriad times by members of Congress, industry associations, and infrastructure experts alike. On paper and conceptually, leveraging an infrastructure bank to fund future investment seems like a pretty good idea. But as we know, money is tight.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Spot market truckload volumes in June were the second-highest ever recorded in 2011 and in the 15 years they have been tracked by TransCore, the company recently reported.
Posted on 07/18 at 03:44 PM
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Friday, July 15, 2011

Coming off of April and May which saw 7 and 8 percent gains, respectively, in the number of waterborne shipments heading to the U.S., June saw a 1 percent decline from May to June at 1,030,363, according to Panjiva. On an annual basis, June shipments were down 4 percent compared to June 2010’s 1,076,015 shipments.
Posted on 07/15 at 10:02 AM
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