Logistics
Business, Logistics, Government

Gas Gains 10¢ to $3.07, Lundberg Says

The national average price for gasoline gained nearly 10 cents over the last three weeks, according to the latest Lundberg Survey of filling stations released Sunday.

Transport Topics
January 14, 2008
Business, Fuel, Safety, Government, Logistics, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Panel to Back Fuel Tax Hike

The commission charged with examining the future of the national transportation system is set to recommend a significant increase in federal fuel taxes to Congress, according to wire service reports and other sources.

January 14, 2008
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Rises 3.1¢ to $3.376

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Diesel fuel’s national average pump price rose 3.1 cents from last week to $3.376 a gallon, while gasoline jumped 5.6 cents to $3.109, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
January 7, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

ATRI, FMCSA Co-Hosting Online Safety Forum Tuesday

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the American Transportation Research Institute will co-host the latest in a series of national online forums that provide peer-to-peer industry insights on safety technologies on Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Transport Topics
January 3, 2008
Business, Logistics, Government

Chicago Manufacturing Index Gains

Manufacturing activity in the Chicago region improved this month, the National Association of Purchasing Management said Friday.

Transport Topics
December 28, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel, Logistics, Equipment

Letters to the Editor: CARB Reefer Rules, Old Trucks, Tires & Environment

Regarding your op-ed, “Dealing with California’s Reefer Rules," American Trucking Associations commends the efforts of the California Air Resources Board to conduct national outreach for the first time on its state regulation that will affect the nation’s refrigerated carriers.

December 26, 2007
Business, Government, Logistics

YRC Buying Chinese LTL Firm

Bruce Andrew Peters for TT

Less-than-truckload carrier YRC Worldwide said late Thursday its logistics unit will pay as much as $75 million to buy a Chinese LTL firm.

Transport Topics
December 20, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Fuel

Bush Backs EPA on California Waiver Denial

President Bush defended the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to reject California’s plan to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles, saying that a national strategy toward climate change is more effective than a state-by-state approach, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Transport Topics
December 20, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

NMFTA’s Pugh Resigns as Executive Director

Bill Pugh, executive director and general counsel of the National Motor Freight Traffic Association, resigned the post he has held for the past six years, NMFTA said.

Transport Topics
December 19, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics

UP Lowers Fourth-Quarter Earnings Forecast

Union Pacific Corp. cut its earnings forecast for the fourth quarter, citing higher diesel fuel costs and a delay in recovering its fuel surcharges.

Transport Topics
December 19, 2007

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