Logistics
Business, Logistics

CSX 1Q Profit Falls 27%

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Eastern freight railroad CSX Corp. said its per-share profit fell 27% in the first quarter.

Transport Topics
April 15, 2009
Business, Government, Logistics

SoCal Ports Facing West Coast Competition

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The Southern California Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are losing business to other West Coast ports, even as the Port of Long Beach approved a $750 million expansion, news services reported.

Transport Topics
April 14, 2009
Business, Logistics

Dupre Logistics Purchases Logistics Plus

Dupre Logistics said it has purchased Logistics Plus to offer more services to the beverage industry.

Transport Topics
April 14, 2009
Business, Logistics

Economic Doldrums Affect Two IT Meeting Schedules

The The Information Technology & Logistics Council, citing economic conditions, postponed until midsummer its annual conference, originally scheduled for March 22-25.

Transport Topics
April 13, 2009
Business, Logistics, Government

Gasoline Gains 9.6¢ to $2.048 a Gallon

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Gasoline’s national average price rose nearly a dime in the three weeks ended Friday to $2.048 a gallon, according to the latest Lundberg Survey of filling stations released Sunday.

Transport Topics
April 13, 2009
Fuel, Business, Logistics

Wabash National Explores Possible Sale

Trailer maker Wabash National Corp. said it is exploring strategic alternatives — including divestitures, changes to its capital structure and a merger or a sale — following a default under a revolving credit agreement.

Transport Topics
April 13, 2009
Government, Business, Logistics, Fuel

National Diesel Price Increase Moderates

The U.S. diesel average inched up last week 0.7 cent a gallon to $2.228, following two weeks of major increases, while the gasoline price dipped, the Department of Energy reported.

April 13, 2009
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Mendez Picked to Run FHWA; Hurley Nominated for NHTSA

President Obama last week nominated Victor Mendez, former head of the Arizona Department of Transportation, to lead the Federal Highway Administration and Charles Hurley, a longtime safety advocate, to run the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

April 13, 2009
Business, Logistics

Obama Names Chuck Hurley to Head NHTSA

President Obama has named Chuck Hurley, the head of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, to lead the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the White House said on its Web site.

Transport Topics
April 9, 2009
Business, Logistics, Government

Groups Urge Resolution of Mexican Truck Issue

An ad hoc coalition including the National Pork Producers Council and 140 other business, manufacturing and agricultural organizations, sent a letter Tuesday to President Obama urging him to quickly resolve a dispute with Mexico over allowing its trucks to transport goods into the United States.

Transport Topics
April 7, 2009

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