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Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Gasoline Jumps 18¢ in Two Weeks, to $2.66 a Gallon

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Regular gasoline jumped 18 cents in the past two weeks to a national average $2.66 a gallon, according to the latest Lundberg Survey of fuel prices.

October 26, 2009
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

NTSB Urges Tougher Measures to Fight Drivers’ Sleep Apnea

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration should identify commercial truck and bus drivers who are at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea, and require drivers diagnosed with the condition to prove they are being treated, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended last week.

October 26, 2009
Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Soars 10.5¢ to $2.705

The average U.S. price of diesel jumped more than 10 cents a gallon and gasoline rose nearly as much last week, while petroleum closed above $81 a barrel on national commodities markets for the first time in more than a year.

October 26, 2009
Business, Logistics

Existing Home Sales Jump to Two-year High

Existing homes sales jumped in September to the highest level in more than two years, the National Association of Realtors said Friday.

October 23, 2009
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

TransForce Reports Lower 3Q Income

Canadian transportation and logistics firm TransForce Inc. said its third-quarter net income fell to C$17 million, or 19 cents a share, from C$26.5 million, or 31 cents, a year ago.

October 23, 2009
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific’s 3Q Profit Drops

Union Pacific Corp.’s third-quarter profit fell 26% to $517 million, or $1.02 per share, from $703 million, or $1.38, a year ago.

October 22, 2009
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

C.H. Robinson’s 3Q Profit Improves

Transportation and third-party logistics firm C.H. Robinson Worldwide reported a third-quarter profit of $95.5 million, or 57 cents a share, up slightly from $93.6 million, or 54 cents a share, a year ago.

October 21, 2009
Business, Logistics

CN Reports Lower 3Q Profit; Appoints New CEO

Canadian National Railway Co. said its third-quarter net income dropped to C$461 million or 97 cents per share, from C$552 million or C$1.16 per share a year earlier.

October 21, 2009
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

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