Logistics
Business, Logistics, Government

Chicago Manufacturing Index Improves

Manufacturing activity in the Chicago region improved in June but continued to show contraction, the National Association of Purchasing Management said Monday.

Transport Topics
June 30, 2008
Business, Logistics

Schneider’s Bulk Division Sets Local and Regional Service

Truckload carrier Schneider National said Monday it is expanding into the local and regional bulk hauling sectors.

Transport Topics
June 30, 2008
Business, Logistics

Existing Home Sales Improve

Existing homes sales rose in May from a record low the previous month, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2008
Business, Logistics, Government

Gasoline Average Rises to $4.10 a Gallon, Lundberg Says

Gasoline prices rose 10 cents in the past weeks ended Friday to a national average of $4.10 a gallon, the latest Lundberg Survey of filling stations reported.

Transport Topics
June 23, 2008
Business, Logistics, Fuel, Government

Diesel Average Remains Unchanged at $4.692

The national average diesel price remained unchanged at $4.692 a gallon last week, following small declines for the previous two weeks, the Department of Energy reported, matching the longest stretch without an increase so far this year.

Transport Topics
June 23, 2008
Business, Logistics, Fuel, Government

Diesel Holds at $4.692; Gas Jumps 4.3¢ to $4.082

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The national average price of diesel held at $4.692 a gallon from a week ago, while gasoline continued its string of increases in rising 4.3 cents to a record $4.082, the Department of Energy reported.

Transport Topics
June 17, 2008
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Holds at $4.692 a Gallon

The national average price of diesel fuel was unchanged Monday from a week ago, holding at $4.692 a gallon, the Department of Energy said.

Transport Topics
June 16, 2008
Business, Safety, Government, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

Roadrunner Rebrands, Expands Services

Roadrunner Transportation Services, formerly known as Roadrunner Dawes Freight Systems, said Monday it has rebranded to reflect new offerings its third-party transportation logistics, supply-chain management, and truckload and less-than-truckload services.

Transport Topics
June 16, 2008
Business, Government, Safety, Logistics

Railroad Seeks Faster, Cheaper Route Between Great Lakes, Virginia Port

BELSPRING, Va. — Inside Norfolk Southern Railway’s Cowan Tunnel at the foot of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, the latest intermodal ad-vancement is moving forward — 4 feet at a time.

June 16, 2008
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Falls 1.5¢ to $4.692; Gas Tops $4 for First Time

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

The national average price of diesel fuel fell for a second straight week, dipping 1.5 cents to $4.692 a gallon, while gasoline rose above $4 for the first time, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
June 10, 2008

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