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For the commercial transportation business, moving things from point A to point B is job one. This coverage explores all of those movements at a global level and focuses on everything from global trade, ocean shipping, and port activity to intermodal business, rail operations and the greater supply chain.

Business, Government, Safety, Logistics

Canadian National Reports Higher 4Q Income, Boosts Dividend

Canadian freight railroad Canadian National Railway Co. reported its fourth-quarter net income rose 16% to C$499 million, with earnings-per-share rising to 95 cents.

January 24, 2007

Infographic: Ryder’s Foundation for a Successful Freight Brokerage

Globally, supply chains are facing unprecedented levels of disruption. As a result, shippers and carriers are challenged more than ever to keep goods moving while remaining profitable. While most brokerages point to technology as the key to achieving success, today’s setbacks have proven that technology alone isn’t enough.

Business, Logistics

CSX Reports Improved Fourth-Quarter Income, Revenue

Eastern freight railroad CSX Corp. reported fourth-quarter earnings of $347 million or 75 cents a share, up from $237 million or 52 cents a year earlier.

January 23, 2007
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern Set Expanded Intermodal Service

Freight railroads Union Pacific Railroad and Norfolk Southern Railway said Tuesday that they will launch a new intermodal train service in February that will add rail capacity and expand intermodal rail service between Los Angeles and the Southeast.

January 23, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Technology Briefs — Jan. 17 - Jan. 22

Georgia Weigh Stations to Use PrePass • Purolator Selects Software System from Carrier Logistics • Iowa Plans Internet Kiosks at Rest Stops • President to Address Global Warming in Tuesday Speech

January 22, 2007
Business, Logistics, Autonomous

Penske Logistics to Close Ohio Terminal in March

Penske Logistics plans to close a trucking terminal in Richfield, Ohio, and lay off 92 employees by the end of March, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported Friday.

January 19, 2007
Business, Logistics

Ceva Logistics Appoints John Pattullo CEO

Ceva Logistics said Thursday that it named John Pattullo chief executive officer of the company.

January 18, 2007
Business, Fuel, Logistics, Government

Diesel Price Continues to Fall, Dropping 7.4 Cents to $2.463

The average national retail price of diesel fuel fell 7.4 cents to $2.463 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Tuesday.

January 17, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Con-way, APL Logistics Expand Asian Port Service

Con-way Freight and APL Logistics said Wednesday they are adding four new Asian ports to the OceanGuaranteed less-than-container-load cargo service to the United States they started last summer.

January 17, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Mullen Group Income Fund Co-CEO Steps Down

Canadian transportation firm Mullen Group Income Fund’s co-chief executive officer, Pat Powell, tendered his resignation, the company said late Tuesday.

January 17, 2007
Business, Logistics, Autonomous

RoadLink USA Buys Intermodal Firm Transus

Intermodal and logistics firm RoadLink USA said Thursday that it has acquired Transus Intermodal, an intermodal trucking services company.

January 11, 2007