Logistics
Business, Logistics, Government

FedEx’s Smith Calls for More Development of Electric Vehicles in Regional Shipments

WASHINGTON — Passenger cars and even some trucks moving short distances in the United States need to switch to electric battery power from gasoline or diesel, FedEx Corp. founder Frederick Smith told the National Press Club here Feb. 23.

March 2, 2009
Business, Logistics

Schneider National Revenue Grows

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Scheinder National posted revenues of $3.7 billion in 2008, compared to $3.4 billion in 2007, the company said Thursday.

Transport Topics
February 26, 2009
Business, Logistics, Government

Existing Home Sales Fall in January

Existing homes sales declined 5.3% in January, while the median price of a home fell 15% from the same month last year, the National Association of Realtors said Monday.

Transport Topics
February 25, 2009
Business, Logistics

Greatwide Finalizes Sale to Creditors

Greatwide Logistics Services completed the sale of itself to its creditors, the company said last week.

Transport Topics
February 25, 2009
Business, Logistics

Schneider National Freezes Pay

Truckload carrier and third-party logistics company Schneider National said it is freezing its employees’ pay this year, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
February 25, 2009
Business, Logistics

Unyson Logistics Signs With Big Lots

Hub Group announced last week that one of its divisions it will provide logistics and supply chain management services for national retailer Big Lots.

Transport Topics
February 24, 2009
Business, Logistics, Government

Gas Gains 2.6¢ to $1.944, Lundberg Says

Gasoline’s national average price rose 2.6 cents over the two weeks ended Friday to $1.944 a gallon, according to the latest Lundberg Survey of filling stations released Sunday.

Transport Topics
February 23, 2009
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Trucking Official Asks Congress for Help on Freight Mobility

Congress should focus on better freight mobility as a national goal, a trucking official told a congressional hearing held in Los Angeles Friday.

Transport Topics
February 23, 2009
Editorial, Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Autonomous

Trucking’s Growing Job Losses

Trucking suffered the greatest loss of jobs in history during January, excluding the month of the national drivers’ strike in 1994.

February 19, 2009
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Falls 3.3¢ to $2.186

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

The national average price of diesel fuel fell another 3.3 cents to $2.186 a gallon, while gasoline rose for the sixth time in seven weeks, Energy Department said.

Transport Topics
February 18, 2009

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