Logistics

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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.
 

Government, Business, Logistics

Dynamex Reports Lower 2Q Income

Logistics and delivery firm Dynamex Inc.’s fiscal second-quarter profit fell to $2.3 million, or 24 cents a share, from $3.4 million, or 33 cents, a year ago.

March 5, 2009
Fuel, Business, Logistics

Diesel Drops to 4-Year Low; Gas Resumes Rise

Diesel fuel fell to a four-year low, dropping 4.3 cents to a national average of $2.087 a gallon, the Energy Department said.

March 3, 2009
Business, Logistics

Estes Launches Mexican Logistics Subsidiary

Estes Express Lines said Tuesday that it has launched a Mexican third-party logistics subsidiary, Estes Logistica.

March 3, 2009
Business, Safety, Technology, Government, Logistics

Medallion Logistics Is Created to Offer Trucking, Brokerage

Gary Weilheimer and Tom Tranovich, who have more than 40 years combined transportation experience, said they are opening linked non-asset-based businesses to serve the logistics industry.

March 3, 2009
Business, Logistics, Government

FedEx’s Smith Calls for More Development of Electric Vehicles in Regional Shipments

WASHINGTON — Passenger cars and even some trucks moving short distances in the United States need to switch to electric battery power from gasoline or diesel, FedEx Corp. founder Frederick Smith told the National Press Club here Feb. 23.

March 2, 2009
Business, Logistics

Schneider National Revenue Grows

Scheinder National posted revenues of $3.7 billion in 2008, compared to $3.4 billion in 2007, the company said Thursday.

February 26, 2009
Business, Logistics, Government

Existing Home Sales Fall in January

Existing homes sales declined 5.3% in January, while the median price of a home fell 15% from the same month last year, the National Association of Realtors said Monday.

February 25, 2009
Business, Logistics

Greatwide Finalizes Sale to Creditors

Greatwide Logistics Services completed the sale of itself to its creditors, the company said last week.

February 25, 2009
Business, Logistics

Schneider National Freezes Pay

Truckload carrier and third-party logistics company Schneider National said it is freezing its employees’ pay this year, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.

February 25, 2009
Business, Logistics

Unyson Logistics Signs With Big Lots

Hub Group announced last week that one of its divisions it will provide logistics and supply chain management services for national retailer Big Lots.

February 24, 2009