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.
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 SpeechJanuary 22, 2007
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.
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
Ceva Logistics said Thursday that it named John Pattullo chief executive officer of the company.January 18, 2007
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 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
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
Intermodal and logistics firm RoadLink USA said Thursday that it has acquired Transus Intermodal, an intermodal trucking services company.January 11, 2007
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
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
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