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Diesel Holds at $2.889; Gas Drops 9.1¢ to $2.958

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Diesel fuel’s national average pump price held at last week’s level of $2.889 a gallon, while gasoline plunged 9.1 cents to $2.958, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
July 24, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Pittsburgh Logistics Launches Truckload Van Service

Pittsburgh Logistics Systems said Monday that its freight division has begun to offer truckload van service for general commodities, in addition to its flatbed service.

Transport Topics
July 23, 2007
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific’s 2Q Earnings Jump

Freight railroad Union Pacific Corp.’s second-quarter earnings jumped 14% to $446 million or $1.65 a share, from $390 million or $1.44 a year ago.

Transport Topics
July 19, 2007
Business, Logistics

CSX’s Second-Quarter Earnings Dip

Eastern freight rail line CSX Corp.’s second-quarter earnings fell almost 17% from a year earlier, the railroad said.

Transport Topics
July 18, 2007
Business, Logistics, Government

Railroads, Unions Reach Tentative Pact

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Major U.S. freight railroads reached tentative agreements Tuesday with five rail labor unions representing about 30,000 unionized employees, the National Carriers' Conference Committee said.

Transport Topics
July 18, 2007
Business, Fuel, Safety, Logistics, Government, Technology, Equipment

Trucking Groups Back Tax Breaks for Onboard Power Units

American Trucking Associations and the Canadian Trucking Alliance Tuesday urged state and provincial governments to revise their fuel tax systems to encourage truckers to use truck idling reduction technology.

Transport Topics
July 17, 2007
Business, Technology, Safety, Government, Equipment, Logistics

CSX to Open Shipment Info to States for Security Reasons

Eastern freight railroad CSX Corp. will open its computer system to counterterrorism agencies in three states to help track hazardous cargo, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
July 17, 2007
Government, Business, Logistics

CSX to Open Shipment Info to States for Security Reasons

Eastern freight railroad CSX Corp. will open its computer system to counterterrorism agencies in three states to help track hazardous cargo, Bloomberg reported.

July 17, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Rises 4¢ to $2.889; Gas Jumps 6.8¢ to $3.049

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Diesel fuel’s national average price jumped 4 cents in the past week to $2.889 a gallon, the highest price since September, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
July 17, 2007
Business, Logistics

KAG Joins Alliance to Streamline Ethanol Market

KAG Ethanol Logistics said it has joined LB Transport and Iowa Northern Railway Co. in an investment alliance with Manly Terminal to streamline the U.S. ethanol marketing and distribution process.

Transport Topics
July 16, 2007

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