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Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Mullen’s 4Q Income Declines; Full-Year Results Improve

Canadian transportation firm Mullen Group Income Fund reported its fourth-quarter profit fell to C$14 million or 17 cents per share, from C$24.7 million or 52 cents a year earlier.

March 7, 2007
Business, Logistics

Chip Watkins Resigns as CEO of FedEx National LTL

FedEx National LTL, FedEx Corp.’s long-haul less-than-truckload unit, said that Chip Watkins, the division’s president, has resigned for personal reasons.

March 7, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Logistics

Diesel Jumps 7.5 Cents to $2.626; Gas Soars 12.2 Cents

The average national price of diesel fuel jumped 7.5 cents to $2.626 a gallon, while gasoline soared 12.2 cents from last week to $2.505, the Department of Energy said Monday.

March 6, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Logistics

Contrans’ Fourth-Quarter Income Rises

Canadian firm Contrans Income Fund reported it earned C$7.8 million or 34 cents a unit, compared with C$6.3 million or 33 cents a year earlier.

March 6, 2007
Business, Logistics

Clarke Reports Higher Fourth-Quarter Profit

Canadian holding company Clarke Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of C$4.4 million or 28 cents a share, up from C$3.2 million or 23 cents a year earlier.

March 5, 2007
Business, Logistics, Government, Autonomous

More Fleets Enter China Offering Trucking, Logistics

Schneider National Inc., which recently received a license to operate as a domestic carrier in China, is at the leading edge of a growing Asian investment wave by U.S. fleets, joining both truckload and less-than-truckload companies that have partnerships or logistics operations there.

Frederick Kiel | Staff Reporter
March 2, 2007
Business, Logistics

Unions Reach Tentative Five-Year Pact With Freight Railroads

A coalition of seven rail labor unions said late Wednesday it has reached a tentative agreement on a national contract with U.S. freight rail lines.

March 1, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

EGL’s Fourth-Quarter Income Falls

Transportation and logistics firm EGL Inc. said its fourth-quarter income fell to $10.9 million or 27 cents a share, from $19.1 million or 47 cents in the previous fourth quarter.

February 28, 2007
Business, Logistics, Government

February Chicago Manufacturing Index Falls

A gauge of Chicago manufacturing activity fell in February, the National Association of Purchasing Management-Chicago said Wednesday.

February 28, 2007
Business, Safety, Logistics, Autonomous

Letter to the Editor: Speed Limiters

On Oct. 20, American Trucking Associations, in conjunction with “Road Safe America,” a group of nine trucking companies, submitted a petition to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

February 28, 2007