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Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Diesel prices were up again, rising 2.3 cents to $3.430 per gallon for the week of January 24, according to data released this week by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA). The EIA added that current prices are up 59.7 cents per gallon compared to last year.
Data released earlier today by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) indicates that truck tonnage growth in December appears to be heading in the right direction.
FedEx this week said it has rolled out a new service, entitled, FedEx Deep Frozen Shipping Solution, which it said is an end-to-end service for shipping temperature-sensitive healthcare products around the world.
European ocean container volumes for 2010 appear to be finishing up in solid fashion based on the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker Report published by Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
News that the Port of Jacksonville, is taking a bit more time to expand makes plenty of sense to analysts
The Port of Jacksonville, (JAXPORT) today announced an amended timeline for construction of a new container terminal in North Jacksonville for Hanjin Shipping Co. of South Korea
Monday, January 24, 2011
Listen to Group Editorial Director Michael Levans, Executive Editor Patrick Burnson, and a panel of leading energy and transportation analysts as they give shippers an updated look at the key drivers behind the increasing transportation rates U.S. logistics professionals will face over the course of 2011.
Pricing across the transportation modes
The new chairman of the National Industrial Transportation League’s Ocean Transportation Committee said this year’s agenda will stay focused on two key issues.
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What I am about to tell you is not new but at the same time it bears repeating: the federal gasoline tax has not increased from its current levels of 23.4 cents for diesel and 18.4 cents per gallon of gasoline since 1994.