Logistics
Business, Safety, Logistics

Norfolk Southern to Take 1Q Charge on Accident Settlement

Eastern freight rail line Norfolk Southern Corp. said Monday it will take a first-quarter charge of 2 cents per share, related to settlement of an accident claim.

Transport Topics
April 7, 2008
Government, Business, Logistics

BNSF Idles Freight Cars Due to Downturn

TT File Photo

Freight railroad BNSF Railway Co. is parking miles of rail cars in some parts of the country because there is not enough freight to keep them moving, the Associated Press reported Monday.

Transport Topics
April 7, 2008
Business, Government, Safety, Logistics, Fuel

Diesel Dips 2.5¢ to $3.964

The national average retail diesel price dipped 2.5 cents a gallon last week after six straight increases, the Department of Energy reported, even as gasoline rose 3.1 cents to set a new record high.

April 7, 2008
Business, Logistics, Fuel

Diesel Jumps 7.6¢ to $3.015

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Diesel jumped 7.6 cents to a national average $3.015 a gallon — the first time in 17 months it has topped the $3 mark, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
April 5, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Menlo Boosts Use of SmartWay-Approved Carriers

Con-way Inc.

Menlo Worldwide Logistics, a subsidiary of Con-way Inc., said Thursday it is increasing its use of carriers approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay program.

Transport Topics
April 3, 2008
Business, Logistics

Pacer, BNSF Expand Intermodal Service

Dan De Los Monteros for TT

Pacer International said it has expanded intermodal services between its Pacer Stacktrain unit and BNSF Railway Co., which will allow it to begin full service on BNSF’s network.

Transport Topics
April 2, 2008
Business, Logistics, Fuel, Government

Diesel Declines 2.5¢ to $3.964; Gasoline Climbs to Record $3.29

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Diesel’s national average pump price saw its first decline in two months, falling 2.5 cents Monday to $3.964 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported.

Transport Topics
April 1, 2008
Business, Logistics

US1 Reports Lower 4Q, Full-Year Earnings

Logistics firm US 1 Industries said its fourth-quarter net income was $600,000, or 5 cents a share, down from $1.4 million, or 11 cents, a year ago.

Transport Topics
April 1, 2008
Business, Logistics

AutoInfo Reports Lower Earnings

Logistics provider AutoInfo Inc. said it earned $392,000, or 1 cent per share, in the fourth quarter of 2007, compared with a profit of $443,000, or 1 cent, a year earlier.

Transport Topics
March 31, 2008
Business, Logistics, Government

Chicago Manufacturing Index Gains, But Shows Contraction

Manufacturing activity in the Chicago region improved this month, but showed contraction, the National Association of Purchasing Management said Monday.

Transport Topics
March 31, 2008

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