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Productivity Rises in First Quarter

First-quarter U.S. worker productivity rose 1.7%, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
May 3, 2007
Business

TNT’s Profit More Than Doubles

Dutch postal company TNT NV said Thursday its first-quarter profit more than doubled from a year ago to $582 million, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
May 3, 2007
Business

Jobless Claims Drop for Week

Initial jobless claims fell by 21,000 last week, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
May 3, 2007
Business

Sen. Murray Blasts FMCSA for Truck Safety Inaction

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

The chairwoman of the Senate panel responsible for funding the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration criticized the agency for not doing enough to keep unsafe trucks and drivers off U.S. highways.

May 2, 2007
Business, Logistics, Government

TIA Says Customs to Expedite Request for Logistics Firms to Join C-TPAT

By Dan Leone, Staff Reporter

This story appears in the April 30 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.

May 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Patriot’s 2Q Income Gains

Patriot Transportation Holding said its net income rose to $2.6 million or 83 cents a share for its fiscal second quarter, from $1.7 million or 56 cents a year earlier.

Transport Topics
May 2, 2007
Business, Logistics

Target Logistics’ Income Dips

Freight forwarder Target Logistics said Wednesday its fiscal third-quarter profit fell to $340,000 or 2 cents a share, from $610,000 or 3 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
May 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Letters to the Editor: SafeStat, Corrosion Issues

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SafeStat Rebuked

May 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

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May 2, 2007
Business, Government

Factory Orders Jump 3.1%

Factory orders jumped 3.1% in March, the biggest gain in a year, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

Transport Topics
May 2, 2007

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