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For the commercial transportation business, moving things from point A to point B is job one. This coverage explores all of those movements at a global level and focuses on everything from global trade, ocean shipping, and port activity to intermodal business, rail operations and the greater supply chain.
 

Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

TransForce Reports Dip in 1Q Income

Canadian transportation firm TransForce Income Fund said Wednesday its first-quarter net income was C$19.1 million, or 22 cents per unit, compared with C$20.9 million, or 24 cents, a year ago.

Transport Topics
April 30, 2008
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Gains 3.4¢ to Record $4.177

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The national average price of diesel fuel rose to a new record high, gaining 3.4 cents to $4.177 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
April 29, 2008
Business, Logistics

Wabash Reports First-Quarter Loss

Trailer maker Wabash National Corp. reported a first-quarter loss was $6.4 million, or 21 cents a share, compared with a profit of $1 million, or 3 cents, a year ago.

Transport Topics
April 29, 2008
Business, Logistics

Hub Group’s 1Q Profit Improves

Third-party logistics company and freight broker Hub Group’s first-quarter profit rose to $13.1 million, or 35 cents per share, from $11.5 million, or 29 cents, a year earlier.

Transport Topics
April 25, 2008
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific’s 1Q Profit Rises

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Union Pacific Corp. said Thursday its first-quarter profit rose 15% as revenue rose in each of its six business units.

Transport Topics
April 24, 2008
Business, Fuel, Government, Logistics

Norfolk Southern’s 1Q Income Rises

Eastern freight railroad Norfolk Southern Corp. said its first-quarter profit rose 2%, as higher revenue per shipment offset an overall drop in traffic and record fuel prices.

Transport Topics
April 22, 2008
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

C.H. Robinson’s First-Quarter Income Improves

Transportation and logistics firm C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s first-quarter profit rose to $86.3 million, or 50 cents a share, from $73 million, or 42 cents, a year ago.

Transport Topics
April 22, 2008
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Continues to Soar, Jumping 8.4¢ to $4.143

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The national average price of diesel fuel continued to shatter records Monday, jumping 8.4 cents to $4.143 a gallon, the Department of Energy said.

Transport Topics
April 22, 2008
Business, Logistics

CP’s First-Quarter Income Dips

Canadian Pacific Railway’s first-quarter net income fell 29% from a year ago to C$91 million, or 59 cents a share, from C$129 million, or 82 cents, a year ago.

Transport Topics
April 22, 2008
Business, Logistics

Existing Home Sales Fall 2% in March

Existing homes sales fell 2% in March, the National Association of Realtors said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
April 22, 2008

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