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Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Even though the price per gallon of diesel fuel has been below the $3 mark for the past 11 weeks, that could be changing soon based on recent data from the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 08/10 at 11:35 AM
Monday, August 09, 2010
In a development that would be laughable if it were not so calculatingly devious, the Teamsters have forged a partnership with “progressives” comprising community activists and environmental groups to mandate that independent owner-operator truckers be banned from the ports.
Tuesday, August 03, 2010
Shipments and expenditures are both down, and other freight indices are showing some recent slippage.
In a blow to free enterprise, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. introduced a bill last week mandating the use of union drayage drivers at all U.S. seaports
Monday, August 02, 2010
Trucking tonnage saw its second decline since February, with the American Trucking Associations (ATA) reporting that its advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.4 percent in June.
Friday, July 30, 2010
Five local maritime and cargo companies that have taken extraordinary steps to improve air quality collected honors at the third annual San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan Air Quality Awards presented by the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.
Posted on 07/30 at 01:56 PM
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Even though various freight- and economic-related indices have lost steam in recent weeks, one which continues to chug along is the TransCore North American Freight Index.
Even though trucking capacity remains tight, an ongoing increase in Class 8 commercial vehicle orders and production remains strong, according to data released by ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles.
Posted on 07/21 at 08:11 AM
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Monday, July 19, 2010
Even though various metrics of late indicate the economy maybe slowing down, a recent decline in a transportation-focused economic survey does not necessarily make it so.
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Friday, July 16, 2010
Steady economic improvement throughout the course of the second quarter paved the way for an excellent performance for trucking and intermodal services provider J.B. Hunt.