Transport Topics

Government, Business, Fuel

Region Results Mixed, Leading to 1¢ Diesel Drop Nationwide

Fueling station The price of diesel rose in seven regions and fell in three others. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The national average price of diesel dipped after a two-week surge, dropping 1 cent to $5.613 a gallon, the Energy Information Administration reported May 16.

May 16, 2022
Government, Business, Safety

S.C. Ports Authority Makes $24,000 Food Bank Donation

SC Ports From left: Lowcountry Food Bank Chief Development Officer Brenda Shaw and President/CEO Nick Osborne with S.C. Ports COO Barbara Melvin and Senior Vice President of Community Engagement Jordi Yarborough. (English Purcell/South Carolina Ports Authority)

South Carolina Ports announced a donation of $24,000 to the Lowcountry Food Bank to help feed those in the low country region of the state who struggle with hunger.

December 3, 2021
Business, Technology

Transfix Names Sophie Dabbs Chief Commercial Officer

Transfix, a company specializing in freight brokerage, announced last month that Sophie Dabbs has joined the organization as chief commercial officer.

August 27, 2021
Government, Safety

Mississippi DOT’s Kim Thurman Wins AASHTO Award

AASHTO McGrath (left) presents Thurman with the award. (Mississippi DOT)

Kim Thurman, environmental director for the Mississippi Department of Transportation, has been recognized by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials for 25 years of service.

March 22, 2021
Business, Safety

2019 Indiana Truck Driving Championships

Photos from the Indiana Truck Driving Championships.

June 11, 2019
Business, Safety

2019 Wyoming Truck Driving Championships

Photos from the 2019 Wyoming Truck Driving Championships held June 8 in Cheyenne. (Wyoming Trucking Association)

June 10, 2019
Government, Business, Safety, Editorial

Editorial: Funding Plan Starts With Open Dialogue

In the news business, if journalists believe a story has some long-term relevance, we say the story “has legs.” The term is meant to suggest that a topic could carry forward for a while, or that an article could be published at a later date, since the content has lesser risk of growing stale.

December 13, 2018

Homewood Holdings Buys Select Assets of Building Supply and Lumber

Homewood Holdings, a portfolio company of private equity investment firm Building Industry Partners, has acquired select assets of Building Supply and Lumber Co., an independent lumber and building materials dealer.

November 8, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Project Cargo Network Partners With WiseTech Global

Logistics specialist Project Cargo Network has partnered with WiseTech Global, the company behind the global logistics solution CargoWise One, according to an October press release.

November 1, 2018
Government, Business

ENGS Commercial Finance to Be Acquired by Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp.

Stockholders of ENGS Commercial Finance have agreed to sell the business to Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Co., an affiliate of Mitsubishi Corp. in Japan, for an undisclosed amount.

October 29, 2018