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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
Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Saia Buys Wisconsin LTL Carrier for $2.5 Million

Less-than-truckload carrier Saia Inc. said Thursday it has acquired Wisconsin-based LTL company Madison Freight Systems for about $2.5 million.

Transport Topics
February 1, 2007
Business, Government, Logistics, Autonomous

Canadian For-Hire Companies’ Revenue Rose in 2Q ’06

There were an estimated 3,336 for-hire trucking companies based in Canada with annual revenues of $1 million or more in the second quarter of 2006, almost unchanged from the same quarter in 2005, Statistics Canada said Thursday.

Transport Topics
February 1, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

ISM Manufacturing Index Shows Contraction in January

The Institute for Supply Management’s January manufacturing index showed a contraction, as factories reined in orders to trim inventories, ISM said Thursday.

Transport Topics
February 1, 2007

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