Safety

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Transportation businesses face a host of dynamic risk issues that can significantly impact their financial and operational health. The news in this category focuses on the latest safety and security initiatives, resources and regulations and addresses topics that include fleet safety, claims administration, driver hiring and retention, risk management and compliance.

Government, Business, Safety

DOT Clears 23 Mexican Carriers For Cross-Border Pilot Project

By Sean McNally, Senior Reporter

This story appears in the April 23 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.

April 25, 2007
Business, Safety

Letters to the Editor: Speed Limits; Maintenance Issues

These letters appear in the April 23 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.

Speed Limits

April 25, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

C.H. Robinson’s Profit Improves

Transportation and logistics firm C.H. Robinson Worldwide said its first-quarter net income jumped 25.6% to $73 million or 42 cents a share, up from $58.1 million or 33 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
April 24, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

Truckers Concerned on New Engines’ Mileage, Journal Reports

Trucking companies are concerned that new emissions rules in effect this year are hurting mileage and their bottom lines, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
April 24, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

TransForce’s Income Dips

Canadian transportation firm TransForce Income Fund said Tuesday it earned C$20.9 million or 24 cents a share in the first quarter, down from C$22.1 million or 27 cents a year earlier.

Transport Topics
April 24, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Forward Air’s Profit Dips

Forward Air Corp., a contractor to the air cargo industry, said its first-quarter profit slipped by 6% to $10.3 million or 34 cents a share, from $11 million or 35 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
April 24, 2007
Business, Safety

Jaxport Sets Cargo Record

The Jacksonville Port Authority said it recorded its busiest cargo-handling year in 2006 — its sixth consecutive year of cargo growth — with a 3% increase over 2005.

Transport Topics
April 23, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

Technology Briefs — April 17 - April 23

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April 23, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

Calif. Idling Rule to Cause Cost Increases, Execs Say

By Andrea Fischer, Staff Reporter

This story appears in the April 23 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.

April 23, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Clarification

The Intermodal Association of North America believes that its position on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed rule on intermodal chassis safety was mischaracterized in an April 9 story on p. 4.

April 23, 2007

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