Logistics
Business, Logistics

‘Parade’ Highlights Roads as National Issue

Parade Magazine, which is distributed in Sunday newspapers around the country, highlighted plans to rebuild and repair U.S. roads and bridges in a cover story Sunday, and talked to truckers about some of the dangerous road conditions they face.

Transport Topics
March 9, 2009
Government, Business, Logistics

Dynamex Reports Lower 2Q Income

Logistics and delivery firm Dynamex Inc.’s fiscal second-quarter profit fell to $2.3 million, or 24 cents a share, from $3.4 million, or 33 cents, a year ago.

Transport Topics
March 5, 2009
Fuel, Business, Logistics

Diesel Drops to 4-Year Low; Gas Resumes Rise

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Diesel fuel fell to a four-year low, dropping 4.3 cents to a national average of $2.087 a gallon, the Energy Department said.

Transport Topics
March 3, 2009
Business, Logistics

Estes Launches Mexican Logistics Subsidiary

Estes Express Lines said Tuesday that it has launched a Mexican third-party logistics subsidiary, Estes Logistica.

Transport Topics
March 3, 2009
Business, Safety, Technology, Government, Logistics

Medallion Logistics Is Created to Offer Trucking, Brokerage

Gary Weilheimer and Tom Tranovich, who have more than 40 years combined transportation experience, said they are opening linked non-asset-based businesses to serve the logistics industry.

Transport Topics
March 3, 2009
Business, Logistics, Government

FedEx’s Smith Calls for More Development of Electric Vehicles in Regional Shipments

WASHINGTON — Passenger cars and even some trucks moving short distances in the United States need to switch to electric battery power from gasoline or diesel, FedEx Corp. founder Frederick Smith told the National Press Club here Feb. 23.

March 2, 2009
Business, Logistics

Schneider National Revenue Grows

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Scheinder National posted revenues of $3.7 billion in 2008, compared to $3.4 billion in 2007, the company said Thursday.

Transport Topics
February 26, 2009
Business, Logistics, Government

Existing Home Sales Fall in January

Existing homes sales declined 5.3% in January, while the median price of a home fell 15% from the same month last year, the National Association of Realtors said Monday.

Transport Topics
February 25, 2009
Business, Logistics

Greatwide Finalizes Sale to Creditors

Greatwide Logistics Services completed the sale of itself to its creditors, the company said last week.

Transport Topics
February 25, 2009
Business, Logistics

Schneider National Freezes Pay

Truckload carrier and third-party logistics company Schneider National said it is freezing its employees’ pay this year, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
February 25, 2009

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