Logistics
Business, Safety, Logistics

Truck Traffic Deaths Decline 12%, NHTSA Says

The number of Americans killed in truck-related crashes fell 12% in 2008 to 4,229, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
July 2, 2009
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Amerijet Acquires Nations Express

Transportation and logistics firm Amerijet International said it will acquire a majority interest in Nations Express.

Transport Topics
July 2, 2009
Business, Logistics

UPS, Ford Extend Vehicle Delivery Pact

UPS Inc. has extended its vehicle logistics services contract with Ford Motor Co. through the end of 2012.

Transport Topics
July 1, 2009
Business, Government, Logistics

Flash Global Logistics Sees Strongest Six Months

Supply chain services company Flash Global Logistics said that the first half of 2009 was the company’s strongest six months, with the company adding 66 locations in China and adding new clients.

Transport Topics
June 30, 2009
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Dips 0.8¢ to $2.608; Drop Is First in 2 Months

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

The average national price of diesel fuel fell for the first time in eight weeks, dipping 0.8 cent to $2.608 a gallon, the Department of Energy said.

Transport Topics
June 30, 2009
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Gas Prices Steady in Past Two Weeks, Lundberg Says

Gasoline prices held steady over the past two weeks at $2.66 per gallon for regular grade, according to the national Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday.

Transport Topics
June 29, 2009
Business, Safety, Technology, Logistics

Brokers, 3PLs Gaining Share as Recession Spurs Competition

Freight brokers and other third-party logistics providers say their non-asset-based models are helping them to steadily gain market share during the ongoing recession.

June 29, 2009
Business, Government, Logistics

UPS Sets Middle East Joint Venture

TT File Photo

UPS Inc. said Friday it has begun a new joint venture headquartered in Dubai that will coordinate packages, freight forwarding and contract logistics services in the Middle East, Turkey and parts of Central Asia.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2009
Business, Logistics

YRC, Teamsters Set to Begin Negotiations

YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide and the Teamsters union said they will soon begin discussions to modify terms of the union’s labor agreement for YRC employees covered under the National Master Freight Agreement.

Transport Topics
June 25, 2009
Business, Government, Logistics

Canadian Trucking Lost 3,300 Jobs in April

The Canadian trucking industry lost 3,300 jobs in April, making it the third-worst industry in the country for that month, Statistics Canada reported.

Transport Topics
June 25, 2009

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