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Teamsters Oppose Allied’s Motion to Void Contract

Auto hauler Allied Holdings filed a motion Friday asking that an Atlanta bankruptcy court void the contract between the Teamsters union and Allied and allow the company to implement the wage, benefits and work-rule concessions it has been seeking, the Teamsters said.

Transport Topics
February 5, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

ISM Services Index Rises in January

The economy’s service sector growth improved last month, the Institute for Supply Management said Monday.

Transport Topics
February 5, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

UPS Orders 27 Boeing Jets for Air Shipments

UPS Inc. said Monday it has ordered 27 new Boeing jets to support its growing package business while providing broad options for the management of its air fleet.

Transport Topics
February 5, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

EPA Boosts Enforcement of ULSD Labeling Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency said it has increased enforcement of its fuel-pump labeling rule after finding that the majority of retail diesel pumps it tested did not display ultra-low-sulfur-diesel labels, even though they were dispensing ULSD.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
February 5, 2007
Business, Government

President to Seek Funds for Road Congestion Relief

President Bush will include provisions to help ease traffic congestion in his budget blueprint Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Transport Topics
February 5, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Air Cargo Shipments Decline in December, Rise for Year

Air cargo shipments fell in December, led by a decline in domestic shipments, but they climbed for the year, the Air Transport Association said Friday.

Transport Topics
February 2, 2007
Business, Government

Factory Orders Jump 2.4% in December

Factory orders jumped 2.4% in December on higher demand for business equipment, motor vehicles and aircraft, the Commerce Department said Friday.

Transport Topics
February 2, 2007
Business, Government

Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index Hits Two-Year High

U.S. consumer confidence rose to a two-year high in January, according to the University of Michigan’s monthly consumer sentiment index released said Friday.

Transport Topics
February 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Patriot Transportation’s Fiscal 1Q Income Improves

Patriot Transportation Holding reported net income of $2.2 million or 69 cents a share for its fiscal first quarter, up from $1.9 million or 62 cents a year earlier.

Transport Topics
February 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Florida Storms Cause Accidents, Wreak Havoc in State

Big thunderstorms and tornadoes blew through central Florida Friday, killing as many as 19 people and causing accidents on interstates, including one that tossed a tractor-trailer airborne, news reports said.

Transport Topics
February 2, 2007

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