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Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Jumps a Dime to $2.705

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Diesel fuel’s national average price jumped 10.5 cents to $2.705 a gallon, its highest price since November, the Department of Energy said Monday.

October 20, 2009
Business, Logistics

Agility, TNT, UPS Assist with Asian Disaster Response

Agility Logistics, TNT N.V. and UPS Inc. are collaborating with the United Nations to send food to people affected by flooding in the Philippines and an earthquake in Indonesia, the UN said.

October 16, 2009
Business, Logistics

Transplace to Focus on Small, Mid-Sized Businesses

Transplace said it is broadening its focus on serving small and mid-sized businesses, which the company said could benefit from its logistics technology services.

October 16, 2009
Business, Logistics, Government

Correction: Canadian Firm Bruce R. Smith Ltd. Is Restructuring

A story on TTNews.com Wednesday incorrectly stated that Canadian trucking firm Bruce R. Smith Ltd. was in “bankruptcy.”

October 16, 2009
Business, Government, Logistics

YRC Units Announce Speedup In Service, Logistics Contract

YRC Worldwide Inc. said that its less-than-truckload unit has sped up cross-border trucking service and its logistics unit has been awarded a management contract in Peru.

October 15, 2009
Business, Government, Logistics

YRC Units Announce Speedup In Service, Logistics Contract

YRC Worldwide Inc. said that its less-than-truckload unit has sped up cross-border trucking service and its logistics unit has been awarded a management contract in Peru.

October 15, 2009
Business, Safety, Technology, Government, Logistics

Evans Network to Acquire Drayage, Brokerage Assets

The Evans Network of Companies said it will acquire some assets of Land Transportation and Phoenix Transit and Logistics.

October 14, 2009
Business, Logistics

CSX’s Third-Quarter Profit Drops 23%

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

CSX Corp. said its third-quarter earnings fell 23% from the same period last year but the railroad said the worst of the recession is over, the Associated Press reported.

October 14, 2009
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Rises 1.8¢ to $2.60 for First Gain in Six Weeks

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Diesel fuel’s national average price rose for the first time in six weeks, gaining 1.8 cents to $2.60 a gallon, while gasoline increased for the first time in nine weeks, the Department of Energy said.

October 13, 2009
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Two Canadian Provinces to Harmonize Truck Rules

Canada’s Alberta and Saskatchewan provinces have signed a memorandum of understanding to write uniform trucking regulations on everything from weight limits to driver training.

October 13, 2009

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