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Forward Air’s Income Dips; Plans to Buy Indiana Carrier

Forward Air Corp., a contractor to the air cargo industry, reported its second-quarter profit declined, and the company said it would acquire an Indiana carrier.

Transport Topics
July 24, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Marten’s Second-Quarter Earnings Drop

Refrigerated truckload carrier Marten Transport’s second-quarter net income plunged 42% due to lower freight rates and reduced revenue per truckload.

Transport Topics
July 24, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Holds at $2.889; Gas Drops 9.1¢ to $2.958

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Diesel fuel’s national average pump price held at last week’s level of $2.889 a gallon, while gasoline plunged 9.1 cents to $2.958, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
July 24, 2007
Business, Fuel

FedEx LTL Units Cut Fuel Surcharges

FedEx Corp.

FedEx Corp.’s less-than-truckload FedEx Freight unit said Monday it will reduce its standard LTL fuel surcharge by 25%, effective immediately.

Transport Topics
July 23, 2007
Business

Sirius, XM Satellite Unveil Post-Merger Package Plans

Satellite radio firms Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio Holdings, which are seeking federal approval to merge, said Monday they plan to offer a la carte plans to customers starting at $6.99 a month for 50 channels, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
July 23, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Pittsburgh Logistics Launches Truckload Van Service

Pittsburgh Logistics Systems said Monday that its freight division has begun to offer truckload van service for general commodities, in addition to its flatbed service.

Transport Topics
July 23, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Equipment

Officials Say APU Technology Not Ready to Meet Planned Calif. Regulation

By Andrea Fischer, Staff Reporter

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July 23, 2007
Business

Teamsters, USF Agree to Tentative Contract, Union Says

TT File Photo

The Teamsters Union said it negotiated a tentative agreement covering newly organized workers at less-than-truckload carrier USF Reddaway, a unit of YRC Worldwide.

Transport Topics
July 23, 2007
Business

PeopleNet Promotes Konezny to CEO

PeopleNet Communications’ said Monday that Chief Operating Officer Ron Konezny was promoted to chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Transport Topics
July 23, 2007
Business

AirIQ Names Willey as Permanent CEO

Wireless Internet provider AirIQ announced it has chosen Steve Willey as the company’s chief executive officer.

Willey, an AirIQ board member since 2001, has been interim CEO  since February.

July 23, 2007

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