Logistics
Business, Logistics

BirdDog Logistics Acquires Churchill Transport

Freight broker BirdDog Logistics Services said that it has acquired Churchill Transport Group, a third-party logistics firm.

Transport Topics
November 6, 2009
Business, Logistics

J.B. Hunt, Norfolk Southern Set Intermodal Deal

J.B. Hunt Transport Services said that it has reached a multi-year deal with Norfolk Southern Corp. in which the railroad will provide intermodal service for the carrier in the eastern U.S.

Transport Topics
November 6, 2009
Business, Logistics

Wabash National’s 3Q Operating Loss Narrows

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Trailer manufacturer Wabash National Corp. said its third-quarter loss widened but its operating loss declined from the same quarter last year.

Transport Topics
November 5, 2009
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Pacer’s 3Q Profit Falls

Transportation and third-party logistics firm Pacer International said its third-quarter profit fell to $600,000, or 2 cents per share, compared with $20.8 million, or 59 cents, a year earlier.

Transport Topics
November 4, 2009
Government, Business, Logistics

Expeditors’ Third-Quarter Income Falls 33%

Logistics firm Expeditors International of Washington said Tuesday its third-quarter net income fell 33% to $57.8 million, or 27 cents a share, from $85.6 million, or 39 cents, a year ago.

Transport Topics
November 3, 2009
Business, Logistics, Equipment

Wabash to Close Illinois Plant

Trailer maker Wabash National Corp. said Tuesday that it will sell its Anna, Ill., plant and consolidate operations into its Cadiz, Ky., plant.

Transport Topics
November 3, 2009
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Gains 0.7¢ to $2.808 a Gallon as Increases Slow

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Diesel fuel’s national average retail price rose for a fourth straight week, though its increase slowed from recent weeks in a 0.7 cent gain to $2.808 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
November 3, 2009
Government, Business, Logistics

State Coalition Seeks Fed Aid for Intermodal Terminals

Five states have formed a coalition to seek a federal grant to build intermodal terminals and make other improvements along the Norfolk Southern Railroad line stretching from New Orleans to New York City.

November 2, 2009
Business, Logistics, Fuel, Government

Diesel Jumps 9.6¢ to $2.801

U.S. diesel prices continued to surge as the national average rose another 9.6 cents a gallon to $2.801 last week, the highest level in nearly a year, the Department of Energy said.

November 2, 2009
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

P.A.M. Narrows Third-Quarter Loss

Truckload carrier and logistics firm P.A.M. Transportation Services reported a third-quarter loss of $1.2 million, or 13 cents per share, compared with a loss of $3.2 million, or 33 cents, a year ago.

Transport Topics
October 30, 2009

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