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DHS Issues ‘TWIC’ Credentialing Rule for Port Workers

The Department of Homeland Security Wednesday issued its final rule under its Transportation Worker Identification Credential program for port security.

January 4, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

ISM Services Index Falls in December

The economy’s service sector growth rate fell in December following two increases, the Institute for Supply Management reported Thursday.

January 4, 2007
Business, Government

Factory Orders Rise 0.9% in November

Factory orders rose 0.9% in November, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.

January 4, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

ISM Manufacturing Index Rebounds from Contraction

The Institute for Supply Management said Wednesday its manufacturing index for December rose to 51.4 from a 49.5 reading, which had been the first contraction in more than three years.

January 3, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

EGL’s CEO Offers to Take Company Private in $1.2 Bln. Buyout

Transportation and logistics firm EGL Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer James Crane and an investment firm offered to take the company private in a $1.2 billion buyout, the company said.

January 3, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Logistics

HOS Rules in Canada Took Effect This Week

New Canadian hours-of-service rules for commercial drivers took effect Monday, but officials said it was not clear when most provinces would adopt and enforce them.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
January 3, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

Letters to the Editor: 68 Miles Per Hour (Continued)

It looks like the only way the big companies can save face with shippers and receivers is to force smaller companies like us to downgrade our services to match their dysfunctional programs.

January 3, 2007
Business, Government

Construction Spending Declines for Third Straight Month

U.S. construction spending fell for a third straight month in November, declining 0.2%, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

January 3, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

ABF Freight System Expands Services to Central, Southern States

Less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System said late Tuesday it has expanded its regional transportation network to include central and southern states.

January 3, 2007
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Diesel Price Declines 1.6¢ to $2.58 a Gallon

diesel, fuel, truck stop isydiavibes/Flickr

The national average retail price of diesel fuel fell 1.6 cents to $2.58 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Tuesday.

January 3, 2007

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