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.
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
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.
Ceva Logistics Appoints John Pattullo CEO
Ceva Logistics said Thursday that it named John Pattullo chief executive officer of the company.January 18, 2007
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
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
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
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
CDL Fraud Probe Targets False Addresses
Several people who obtained commercial driver’s licenses from a southern Missouri trucking school gave false home addresses, and state officials acknowledge they currently have no way to stop the practice, the Associated Press reported.January 9, 2007
TransForce Completes Acqusition of Trucking Firm Westfreight
Canadian transportation firm TransForce Income Fund said Thursday it completed its acquisition of Westfreight Systems and Westfreight Holdings (U.S.A.). Terms were not disclosed.January 4, 2007
EGL’s CEO Offers to Take Company Private in $1.2 Bln. Buyout
Transportation and logistics firm EGL Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer James Crane and an investment firm offered to take the company private in a $1.2 billion buyout, the company said.January 3, 2007
HOS Rules in Canada Took Effect This Week
New Canadian hours-of-service rules for commercial drivers took effect Monday, but officials said it was not clear when most provinces would adopt and enforce them.