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Government, Business, Logistics

Caterpillar Logistics to Build Facility in Ohio

Caterpillar Logistics Services said it will open a new parts distribution center in Clayton, Ohio.

December 11, 2009
Business, Technology, Logistics

Greatwide Aims to Diversify with YRC’s Dedicated Assets

Greatwide Logistics’ purchase of YRC Worldwide Inc.’s U.S. dedicated contract carriage assets will expand and diversify its business into new geographical regions and markets, Chief Executive Officer Ray Greer said.

December 9, 2009
Business, Logistics

Obama Names NHTSA Nominee

The White House has nominated David Strickland, a congressional aide, to head the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Associated Press reported.

December 8, 2009
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

ATA to Co-Sponsor Sleep Apnea Conference in May

American Trucking Associations will co-sponsor a national conference next May on sleep apnea and its effects on truck drivers and the trucking industry.

December 8, 2009
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Gas Price Dips to $2.64 a Gallon

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Gasoline’s national average price fell 1.24 cents in the past two weeks to $2.64 a gallon, according to the latest Lundberg Survey of fuel prices.

December 7, 2009
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Union Pacific Opens California Route for Double-Stack Intermodal Service

Union Pacific Railroad opened a route through California’s Donner Pass to domestic double-stack intermodal container service, enabling the railroad to operate longer, faster trains.

December 7, 2009
Business, Government, Logistics

Canadian Officials Approve Plans for New Detroit-Windsor Crossing

Canadian federal and local authorities have green-lighted environmental plans for the Detroit River International Crossing project, part of a plan for a new proposed bridge crossing between the U.S. and Canada.

December 4, 2009
Business, Logistics

Saddle Creek Acquires ServiceCraft

Third-party logistics firm Saddle Creek Corp. said it acquired logistics firm ServiceCraft Logistics, Buena Park, Calif.

December 4, 2009
Business, Government, Logistics

Five-Day Teamsters Strike at CN Ends

A five-day strike by the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference against Canadian National Railway ended Wednesday as negotiations resumed between the parties.

December 3, 2009
Business, Logistics

Dynamex Reports Lower 1Q Income

Logistics and delivery firm Dynamex Inc.’s fiscal first-quarter profit fell slightly to $3.03 million, or 31 cents a share, from $3.05 million, or 30 cents, a year ago.

December 2, 2009