Logistics
Business, Logistics

3PL Revenue Tops $110 Billion

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U.S. third-party logistics gross revenues topped $110 billion for the first time last year, according to a report on the 3PL industry released this week.

Transport Topics
April 11, 2007
Business, Logistics, Autonomous

Justice OKs Trucking Survey

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

The Justice Department said Tuesday it will not oppose a proposal by the National Association of Small Trucking Companies to conduct an operational and financial survey of small- and medium-sized trucking firms.

Transport Topics
April 10, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Pacer Sets Debt-Removal Plan

Transportation and third-party logistics firm Pacer International said Monday it has successfully completed the refinancing of its existing long-term debt.

Transport Topics
April 9, 2007
Business, Logistics

NS Says 1Q Profit to Dip 3%

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Norfolk Southern Corp. said its first-quarter earnings will be 3% lower than a year earlier, as its freight shipments declined.

Transport Topics
April 5, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Equipment, Logistics

Pacer Lowers ’07 Guidance

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Transportation and third-party logistics firm Pacer International lowered its full-year earnings guidance, said it would consolidate some operations and said its board authorized a buyback of up to $100 million of the company’s stock.

Transport Topics
April 5, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Jumps 11.4¢ to $2.79

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

After falling by less than a penny in each of the past two weeks, the national average price of diesel fuel jumped 11.4 cents Monday to $2.79 a gallon, the Energy Department reported.

Transport Topics
April 3, 2007
Business, Technology, Safety, Equipment, Logistics, Autonomous

Companies Use Tracking Technology for Electronic Cargo Security

Many manufacturers provide trucking companies with products that use Global Positioning System satellites to help manage their logistics more seamlessly, but have now found an additional use for the technology.

Beth Rogers | Special to Transport Topics
March 28, 2007
Business, Logistics

General Freight Services Names New President

Third-party logistics firm General Freight Services Tuesday named Gregory Sebolt to be its president and chief operating officer.

Transport Topics
March 27, 2007
Business, Fuel, Logistics, Government

Diesel Average Price Falls 0.5 Cent to $2.676 a Gallon

The average national price of retail diesel fuel fell for a second straight week, dipping 0.5 cent to $2.676 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Monday.

Transport Topics
March 27, 2007
Business, Logistics

Existing Home Sales Jump 3.9% in February

Existing home sales rose 3.9% in February, the most in three years, the National Association of Realtors said Friday.

Transport Topics
March 23, 2007

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