Logistics

Business, Logistics

UPS Wins Manheim Vehicle Contract

UPS Inc. will provide logistics services for used vehicle auctioneer Manheim, the company announced.

Transport Topics
November 13, 2009
Government, Business, Logistics

Vermont-New York Bridge Will Not Reopen

Officials in Vermont and New York have decided the Crown Point Bridge connecting the two states at the southern tip of Lake Champlain is too badly deteriorated to repair.

November 10, 2009
Business, Logistics, Fuel, Government

Diesel Slips 0.7¢ to $2.801 a Gallon

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Diesel’s national average price fell for the first time in five weeks, dipping 0.7 cent — the same as last week’s increase — to $2.801 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Monday.

Transport Topics
November 10, 2009
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

TT Logistics 50: Firms Seek Ways to Cut Costs to Cope With Revenue Drop in 2009

Logistics service providers are adjusting as the global economic downturn has caused many companies to curtail production and reduce inventories, stalling the longtime trend of expanding international trade, thereby reducing demand for transportation services in North America.

November 9, 2009
Business, Logistics, Government

Gasoline Price Increase Slows

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Gasoline’s national average price rose by an average 3 cents over the past two weeks to $2.68 a gallon, slowing its recent increases, according to the latest Lundberg Survey of filling stations released Sunday.

Transport Topics
November 9, 2009
Editorial, Business, Logistics

Logistics Scorecard

Consistent with the notion that every cloud has a silver lining, achievers in the logistics business are finding opportunities in difficult times.

November 9, 2009
Government, Business, Logistics

Five States Seek $300 Million Federal Grant for Intermodal Development on East Coast

Five states have formed a coalition to seek a $300 million federal grant to help pay for intermodal development and improvements along the Norfolk Southern Railroad corridor that stretches from New Orleans to New York City.

November 9, 2009
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

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