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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.

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.

April 23, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

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April 23, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

Calif. Idling Rule to Cause Cost Increases, Execs Say

By Andrea Fischer, Staff Reporter

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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
Government, Business, Safety

Daimler Sees Truck Sales Rebounding by ’09

DaimlerChrysler AG expects U.S. sales of heavy-duty trucks to recover to last year’s level by 2009 after falling more than 40% this year, Bloomberg reported.

April 23, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

iTECH: Six Years of Keeping IT Specialists Current

On Topic: By Bruce Harmon, Managing Editor, Transport Topics

April 23, 2007
Business, Safety

SoCal Ports Propose Ban on Old Trucks

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach said they would ban the oldest drayage trucks from doing business at their terminals.

April 23, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

Caterpillar’s Earnings Dip; Revenue Gains

Heavy equipment and diesel engine manufacturer Caterpillar Inc. said Friday that its first-quarter net income dipped 3% to $816 million, from a record $840 million a year ago.

April 20, 2007
Business, Fuel, Safety, Government

Swift’s First-Quarter Earnings Tumble

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Swift Transportation Co.’s first-quarter profit fell 74% because of a pending buyout, bad weather, higher fuel costs and lower demand.

April 19, 2007

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