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.
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
These letters appear in the April 23 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.
Speed LimitsApril 25, 2007
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.April 24, 2007
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.April 24, 2007
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.April 24, 2007
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.April 24, 2007
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.April 23, 2007
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April 23, 2007
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
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