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Business, Logistics

US 1 Industries’ Income Rises

Logistics firm US 1 Industries’ third-quarter income rose to $789,060 or 6 cents a share, from $706,327 or 6 cents a year ago.

November 13, 2007
Business, Fuel, Logistics, Government

Editorial: Still Missing a National Fuel Policy

The fuel price spiral has resumed, sending diesel and crude oil costs to never-before-seen levels, even as the economy stumbles along and fleets grapple with declining freight levels in 10 of the past 12 months.

November 9, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Mullen’s Third-Quarter Income Gains

Canadian transportation firm Mullen Group Income Fund’s third-quarter profit rose to C$38 million or 45 cents a share, from C$32.1 million or 45 cents a year earlier.

November 7, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Pacer’s President Steps Down; Orris to Take Intermodal Post

Transportation and logistics firm Pacer International said Wednesday that its president, Tom Shurstad, is leaving the company and that its retired chief executive officer, Don Orris, will become president of its intermodal segment.

November 7, 2007
Business, Logistics, Fuel, Government

Diesel, Crude Oil Hit New Records

Retail diesel prices continued to climb last week, with the national average jumping 6.3 cents to $3.157 a gallon, matching the record set two years ago, according to the Department of Energy.

November 5, 2007
Business, Logistics

Wabash National’s 3Q Earnings Fall

Wabash National Corp.

Trailer maker Wabash National Corp. said its third-quarter profit fell to $3.8 million or 12 cents a share, from $5 million or 15 cents a year ago.

November 1, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Pacer’s 3Q Profit Declines

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Transportation and third-party logistics firm Pacer International’s third-quarter profit fell 27% from a year ago, the company said.

October 31, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Rises 6.3¢ to Match Record $3.157

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

The national average price of diesel fuel rose 6.3 cents to $3.157 a gallon, matching the all-time record set two years ago, the Energy Department said Monday.

October 30, 2007
Business, Logistics

Canadian Pacific Reports Higher Earnings

Canadian Pacific Railway said it earned C$218.6 million or C$1.41 a share, up from $163.8 million or C$1.04 a year earlier.

October 30, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Logistics

Graves Urges Industry to Lead on Warming, Highway Issues

ORLANDO, Fla. — ATA President Bill Graves challenged industry leaders to move aggressively to lead the national debate on climate change, linking truck emission reductions to higher fuel consumption and the need for greater trucking productivity to alleviate congestion.

October 29, 2007