Business
Business

Auto Sales Decline for November

U.S. automobile sales fell or were flat in November and an ongoing economic slump will continue to hurt U.S. auto sales in 2008, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
December 4, 2007
Business, Logistics

Fenway Leads Acquisition of Logistics Firm

Private-equity firm Fenway Partners said Tuesday it has acquired a majority interest in East Coast Warehouse & Distribution Corp. and related companies, including Safeway Trucking Corp.

Transport Topics
December 4, 2007
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Drops 2.8¢ to $3.416

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The national average price of retail diesel fuel fell 2.8 cents from last week’s all-time record to $3.416 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Monday.

Transport Topics
December 4, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Landstar CEO Says Revenue, Volume Growing

Truckload carrier Landstar System will increase fourth-quarter revenue in the “mid-single-digit range,” Chief Executive Officer Henry Gerkens said in a conference call with investors, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
December 4, 2007
Business

Railroad, Trucking Shares May Dip in 4Q, Analyst Says

J.P. Morgan transport analyst Thomas Wadewitz lowered his fourth-quarter earnings estimates for six major railroads by an average of 2.8% and cut his estimates for three truckload companies by an average of 8.7%, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
December 4, 2007
Business, Fuel

Big Biodiesel Plant Opening in Iowa Tuesday

A large biodiesel plant that will be one of the world’s 10 largest biodiesel facilities is scheduled to open Tuesday in Iowa, the Albert Lea (Minn.) Tribune newspaper reported.

Transport Topics
December 3, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Automakers Say Deal Should Prevent States from Setting Emissions Standards

U.S. automakers say congressional legislation to boost U.S. fuel-economy standards 40% should halt efforts by states to restrict emissions, Bloomberg reported Monday.

Transport Topics
December 3, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

ISM Factory Index Dips in November

The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index dipped slightly in November from October, ISM said Monday.

Transport Topics
December 3, 2007
Business, Logistics

Ultra Logistics Unveils Upgraded Software Program

Ultra Logistics has launched a new version of its software program that it said will offer greater flexibility to shippers managing their supply chains.

Transport Topics
December 3, 2007
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

SoCal Ports Set Emissions Reduction Plan

Southern California’s ports are about to begin a multibillion-dollar program that is being watched all over the world to repair, replace or clean up engines to reduce pollution, the New York Times reported Monday.

Transport Topics
December 3, 2007

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