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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, Logistics

Kansas City Southern’s Fourth-Quarter Profit Improves

Kansas City Southern railroad said Tuesday it earned $35.7 million or 41 cents a share in the fourth quarter, compared with earnings of $2.3 million or 3 cents a year earlier.

Transport Topics
February 6, 2007
Business, Government, Logistics

FedEx Integrates LTL Units Into U.S., Canadian Operations

FedEx Corp. said Monday it has integrated its 2006 acquisition of Watkins Motor Lines into its less-than-truckload network in the United States and Canada.

Transport Topics
February 5, 2007
Business, Government, Logistics, Autonomous

Canadian For-Hire Companies’ Revenue Rose in 2Q ’06

There were an estimated 3,336 for-hire trucking companies based in Canada with annual revenues of $1 million or more in the second quarter of 2006, almost unchanged from the same quarter in 2005, Statistics Canada said Thursday.

Transport Topics
February 1, 2007
Business, Logistics

Target Logistics’ Fiscal Second-Quarter Income Dips

Freight forwarder Target Logistics’ fiscal second-quarter profit fell to $590,000 or 3 cents a share, from $976,000 or 5 cents in the previous second quarter.

Transport Topics
February 1, 2007
Business, Logistics, Government

January Chicago Manufacturing Index Shows Contraction

The National Association of Purchasing Management-Chicago’s manufacturing index fell in January to the first contraction since April 2003, NAPM said Wednesday.

Transport Topics
January 31, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Logistics

C.H. Robinson’s Fourth-Quarter, Full-Year Income Show Gains

Transportation and logistics firm C.H. Robinson Worldwide's 2006 net income rose to $266.9 million or $1.53 a share, up from $203.4 million or $1.16 in 2005.

Transport Topics
January 30, 2007
Business, Logistics

Canadian Pacific Reports Higher Fourth-Quarter Income

Canadian freight railroad Canadian Pacific’s fourth-quarter net income was C$145.6 million or 92 cents a share, up from $137.1 million or 86 cents a year earlier.

Transport Topics
January 30, 2007
Business, Logistics

Schneider Reports Higher Revenue for 2006

Truckload carrier Schneider National said Thursday it had $3.7 billion in revenue last year, up from $3.4 billion in 2005.

Transport Topics
January 25, 2007
Business, Logistics

Existing Home Sales Drop in December

Existing home sales fell 0.8% in December and purchases for the year fell by the most since 1989, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.

Transport Topics
January 25, 2007
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific’s Income, Revenue Jump for 4Q, Full Year

Western freight railroad Union Pacific Corp. said Thursday its fourth-quarter profit jumped to $485 million or $1.78 a share, from $296 million or $1.10 cents for the same quarter a year earlier.

Transport Topics
January 25, 2007

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