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Diesel Drops 2.1¢ to $2.601 in Fourth Straight Decline

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The national average price of diesel fuel fell for a fourth straight week, dropping 2.1 cents to $2.601 a gallon, the Energy Department said Monday.

September 28, 2009
Government, Fuel, Business, Logistics

Diesel Drops 2.1¢ to $2.601 in Fourth Straight Decline

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

The national average price of diesel fuel fell for a fourth straight week, dropping 2.1 cents to $2.601 a gallon, the Energy Department said Monday.

September 28, 2009
Business, Fuel, Government, Logistics

Retailers, Carriers Team to Clean Ports’ Air

A national retail association and coalition of truckers, shippers, importers and exporters have formed a partnership to improve the air quality in the nation’s ports.

September 28, 2009
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Gasoline Average Drops 7¢ to $2.52, Lundberg Survey Says

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The national average price of gasoline fell 7 cents in the past two weeks to $2.52 a gallon, according to latest Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday.

September 28, 2009
Editorial, Business, Government, Safety, Logistics

Combating Distracted Driving

The Department of Transportation will host a two-day summit this week on problems surrounding distracted driving and solutions to combat what has become a national epidemic.

September 28, 2009
Business, Government, Logistics

Container Imports to Fall 17% in 2009

Imports at U.S. major retail container ports are expected to decline by more than 17% in 2009 from a year earlier, but a new report by the National Retail Federation and IHS Global Insight predicts the end of the recession is near.

September 28, 2009
Business, Government, Logistics

Logistics Experts See Manufacturing Shift

CHICAGO — An increase in manufacturing activity in Mexico along with a pullback in outsourcing to China could lead to “fundamental change” in the flow of freight in North America, a logistics industry researcher said here.

September 28, 2009
Business, Logistics

Existing Home Sales Decline for First Time in Four Months

Existing homes sales fell in August for the first time in four months, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.

September 24, 2009
Business, Logistics

ADS Logistics Makes Chapter 11 Filing

ADS Logistics has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware, starting the process toward a potential reorganization of the trucking and logistics operator.

September 23, 2009
Business, Fuel, Safety, Government, Logistics

Maryland Releases First Freight Transportation Plan

The Obama administration last week issued its proposed new fuel efficiency and first-ever national greenhouse gases reduction standards for passenger cars and light trucks.

September 22, 2009

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