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Thursday, December 06, 2012

The impact of Hurricane Sandy was apparent in freight shipment and expenditure data in the November edition of the Cass Freight Index report released by Cass Information Systems earlier today.
Posted on 12/06 at 02:11 PM
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Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Following an August announcement in which it announced multiple pending changes to its much maligned government-mandated CSA program, which stands for “Compliance, Safety, Accountability,” the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) said this week that the changes went into effect this week.
Posted on 12/04 at 11:09 AM
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Saturday, December 01, 2012

Let’s compare notes: Here’s what my colleagues and I saw this year in logistics and transportation management and what we expect next year—along with some suggested actions on important issues.
Posted on 12/01 at 06:00 AM
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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The ATA said that seasonally-adjusted (SA) truck tonnage in October—at 113.7 (2000=100)—dipped 3.8 percent annually, and the not seasonally-adjusted (NSA) index, which represents the change in tonnage actually hauled by fleets before any seasonal adjustment, hit 123.7 in October, which was 7.7 percent better than September and was 5.2 percent higher than the October 2011 NSA.
Posted on 11/20 at 01:26 PM
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The business conditions outlook for shippers appears to continue to be moving sideways, according to the monthly Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR Associates.
Posted on 11/20 at 11:20 AM
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Friday, November 16, 2012

Taking steps to bolster its cross-border service into Mexico, Chattanooga, Tennessee-based truckload and full-service freight transportation provider U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. announced two Mexico-related deals this week.
Posted on 11/16 at 09:32 AM
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Tuesday, November 06, 2012

A slow growing economy and the staving off of a potential east and gulf coast ports strike translated into mixed shipment and expenditure results in October, according to the October edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems.
Posted on 11/06 at 10:38 AM
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Thursday, November 01, 2012

American Trucking Associations (ATA) President and CEO Bill Graves is named NITL Executive of the Year for his leadership in shaping the nation’s ground freight transportation system and his affable, endearing management style.

I’m pleased to announce that the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) and Logistics Management (LM) magazine are presenting Bill Graves, former Governor of Kansas and current president and CEO of the American Trucking Associations, with the 2012 McCullough/NITL Executive of the Year Award.
Posted on 11/01 at 10:00 AM
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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Trucking will see very solid growth next year as U.S. manufacturing improves but faces a tightening capacity situation because of tougher regulations that could hinder the industry’s ability to hire enough qualified drivers.
Posted on 10/24 at 10:43 AM
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