Logistics

Business, Logistics, Fuel, Government

Diesel Declines 2.4¢ to $2.748, But Is 32.6¢ Above Year Ago

U.S. retail diesel prices dipped for the sixth straight week as the national average declined 2.4 cents to $2.748 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported.

December 21, 2009
Government, Business, Logistics

Schneider Completes Intermodal Container Conversion

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Schneider National said Wednesday its intermodal division has completed a three-year conversion project replacing its mixed trailer/container fleet to an all-container fleet.

Transport Topics
December 16, 2009
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Pacer Names Daniel Avramovich CEO

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Transportation and third-party logistics firm Pacer International said Daniel Avramovich will become its new chief executive officer, effective close of business Tuesday.

Transport Topics
December 15, 2009
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

SoCal Ports to Face New Year with Fewer Trucks

Beginning Jan. 1, officials at the Southern California sister ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will face yet another challenge as they begin the second phase of their clean trucks plans: fewer trucks.

December 15, 2009
Business, Government, Safety, Logistics

Obama Nominates Senate Aide Strickland to Become Next NHTSA Administrator

President Obama has nominated David Strickland to be the next administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the White House announced.

December 14, 2009
Government, Business, Logistics

Caterpillar Logistics to Build Facility in Ohio

Caterpillar Logistics Services said it will open a new parts distribution center in Clayton, Ohio.

Transport Topics
December 11, 2009
Business, Technology, Logistics

Greatwide Aims to Diversify with YRC’s Dedicated Assets

Greatwide Logistics’ purchase of YRC Worldwide Inc.’s U.S. dedicated contract carriage assets will expand and diversify its business into new geographical regions and markets, Chief Executive Officer Ray Greer said.

December 9, 2009
Business, Logistics

Obama Names NHTSA Nominee

The White House has nominated David Strickland, a congressional aide, to head the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
December 8, 2009
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

ATA to Co-Sponsor Sleep Apnea Conference in May

American Trucking Associations will co-sponsor a national conference next May on sleep apnea and its effects on truck drivers and the trucking industry.

Transport Topics
December 8, 2009
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Gas Price Dips to $2.64 a Gallon

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Gasoline’s national average price fell 1.24 cents in the past two weeks to $2.64 a gallon, according to the latest Lundberg Survey of fuel prices.

Transport Topics
December 7, 2009

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