Logistics
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel, Logistics

Diesel Price Gains 3.1¢ to $2.924

The national average price of diesel fuel hit its highest level in more than a year last week following a 3.1-cent increase to $2.924 a gallon, while crude oil closed at more than $80 a barrel for the first time.

September 17, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Gains 3.1¢ to $2.924

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The average national retail price of diesel fuel rose 3.1 cents to $2.924 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
September 11, 2007
Business, Technology, Logistics, Government

Schneider Unit Buys Chinese Logistics Firm

Schneider National unit Schneider Logistics (Tianjin) Co. said Monday it has purchased the operating assets of Chinese firm BaoYun Logistics.

Transport Topics
September 10, 2007
Government, Business, Logistics

Menlo to Buy Chinese Logistics Firm

Con-way Inc.’s logistics unit Menlo Worldwide said Sunday it signed an agreement to purchase the privately held parent company of a Chinese logistics firm for $60 million.

Transport Topics
September 10, 2007
Business, Government, Logistics

Global Trade Expansion Challenges Logistics Firms to Improve

As the volume of world trade continues to grow, shippers and third-party logistics companies are looking for ways to better manage the flow of goods coming into and out of the United States.

September 10, 2007
Business, Logistics

CP Buys Midwest Railroad for $1.5 Billion

Canadian Pacific Railway said it has reached an agreement to acquire Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corp. for $1.48 billion.

Transport Topics
September 5, 2007
Business, Logistics, Fuel, Government

Diesel Rises 3¢ to $2.893; Gas Jumps 4.7¢ to $2.796

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The average national retail price of diesel climbed 3 cents to $2.893 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
September 5, 2007
Business, Safety, Logistics, Autonomous

Roadway’s Lewis Is Named 2007 NTDC Grand Champion

MINNEAPOLIS — Alphonso Lewis, a city driver for Roadway Express in Montgomery, Ala., was named grand champion at the National Truck Driving Championships, the first African American to earn the honor.

September 3, 2007
Business, Logistics, Government

Chicago Manufacturing Index Improves

Manufacturing activity in the Chicago region saw a modest gain in August, the National Association of Purchasing Management said Friday.

Transport Topics
August 31, 2007
Business, Logistics, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Ryder to Buy Canadian Leasing Firm

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Ryder System said it has reached agreement to buy a privately held Canadian truck leasing company for an undisclosed sum.

Transport Topics
August 30, 2007

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