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CSX’s Third-Quarter Income Rises

Eastern freight rail line CSX Corp.’s third-quarter earnings jumped 24% from a year earlier, the railroad said late Tuesday.

Transport Topics
October 17, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Dips 1.3¢ to $3.035

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The national average pump price of diesel fuel fell 1.3 cents to $3.035 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
October 10, 2007
Business, Government, Logistics, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Ryder Completes Canadian Acquisition

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Ryder System said Wednesday it completed its acquisition Pollock NationaLease, one of the largest privately owned commercial truck leasing and rental companies in Canada, as well as Pollock's logistics operations.

Transport Topics
October 10, 2007
Fuel, Business, Government, Logistics

CTA Calls for ‘Collaborative Strategy’ for SoCal Ports

The California Trucking Association said it is advocating a “collaborative strategy” with Southern California port officials to develop an alternative plan for trucks to meet emission goals.

Transport Topics
October 9, 2007
Business, Fuel, Logistics

EPA Sets Program for Norfolk, Va., Area

The Environmental Protection Agency said it will expand a program to provide lower-cost loans for the purchase of cleaner-burning trucks to drivers in the Norfolk, Va., area.

Transport Topics
October 9, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Rises 1.6¢ to $3.048

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Diesel fuel’s national average pump price rose 1.6 cents to $3.048 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
October 2, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Logistics

Ryder Says Menlo Used Untested Technology in Winning Bid for $1.6 Bln. DOD 3PL Deal

The Department of Defense should not have awarded its largest-ever third-party logistics contract to Menlo Worldwide Government Services because one of Menlo’s subcontractors plans to use a freight management technology that was untested “in a customer environment,” according to a formal protest filed by Ryder Integrated Logistics.

October 1, 2007
Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Tops $3 After Fourth Straight Increase

The national average price of retail diesel cracked $3 for the first time in nearly 13 months with a 6.8-cent-a-gallon price hike last week, the fourth straight weekly increase.

October 1, 2007
Business, Logistics, Government

Chicago Manufacturing Index Gains

Manufacturing activity in the Chicago region rose in September, the National Association of Purchasing Management said Friday.

Transport Topics
September 28, 2007
Business, Logistics

CN Buys Midwest Rail Line

Canadian National Railway Co. has agreed to buy most of the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Co. from U.S. Steel Corp. for $300 million to add capacity and bypass Chicago-area congestion, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
September 27, 2007

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