Logistics
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Echo Acquires Raytrans Distribution

Echo Global Logistics said that it has acquired Raytrans Distribution Services, a transportation brokerage firm.

Transport Topics
June 10, 2009
Business, Logistics

Dept. of Labor to Fund Texas Logistics Training Program

A grant by the Department of Labor will soon fund a production and supply chain logistics training program in Fort Worth, Texas, the Dallas Business Journal reported.

Transport Topics
June 10, 2009
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Obama to Nominate Hersman as NTSB Chairman

President Obama will nominate Deborah Hersman, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board, to be the board's chairman, the White House said.

Transport Topics
June 10, 2009
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Jumps 14.6¢ to $2.498 in Fifth Straight Gain

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The national average price of diesel fuel jumped 14.6 cents to $2.498 a gallon, its fifth straight gain and the biggest single-week jump in more than a year, the Department of Energy said.

Transport Topics
June 9, 2009
Business, Government, Safety, Logistics

Canada Considering EOBR Standard

A Canadian government panel has asked the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators to develop a federal standard for use of electronic onboard recorders, the Canadian Trucking Alliance said.

Transport Topics
June 9, 2009
Business, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Government

States Creating ‘Smart Road’ Projects with Stimulus Funds to Reduce Traffic

Instead of buying only asphalt and steel, several states will spend federal stimulus dollars on “smart road” projects that use information technology to reduce congestion, according to a survey by the National Conference of State Legislatures.

June 8, 2009
Business, Logistics

Dynamex Reports Lower 3Q Income

Logistics and delivery firm Dynamex Inc.’s fiscal third-quarter profit fell to $1.6 million, or 17 cents a share, from $3.8 million, or 37 cents, a year ago.

Transport Topics
June 4, 2009
Business, Logistics

CEVA Retains Ford Contract

CEVA Logistics said it won renewal of a contract to provide inbound logistics services for a Ford Motor Co. plant in Claycomo, Mo.

Transport Topics
June 3, 2009
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Rises 7.8¢ to $2.352 a Gallon

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Diesel fuel’s national average price rose 7.8 cents from a week ago to $2.352 a gallon, its highest level this year, the Department of Energy said.

Transport Topics
June 2, 2009
Business, Logistics, Government

Gasoline Rises 19¢ to $2.49 a Gallon

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

The national average price of regular gasoline jumped 19 cents in the past two weeks to $2.49 a gallon, rising with the highest oil prices in six months, according to the latest Lundberg Survey of filling stations released Sunday.

Transport Topics
June 1, 2009

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