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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.

Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Landstar’s Quarterly Income Declines

Truckload carrier Landstar System said Thursday its first-quarter net income fell to $21.6 million or 38 cents a share, from $24.4 million or 41 cents a year ago.

April 19, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Knight’s 1Q Income, Revenue Gain

Truckload carrier Knight Transportation said its first-quarter profit rose 5% to $16.6 million or 19 cents a share, from $15.8 million or 18 cents a year ago.

April 19, 2007
Business, Safety

Intermodal Volume Declines for Week

Rail carload freight rose modestly but intermodal traffic continued a downward trend last week, falling 3.6% compared with a year ago, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday.

April 19, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Opinion: Ag and Food Trucking and the U.S. Economy

April 18, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Safety & Security Briefs — April 12 - April 18

April 18, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Letters to the Editor: Steering; Opening the Border

April 18, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Con-way’s First-Quarter Profit Falls

Con-way Inc.’s first-quarter income fell 29% as the company’s revenue declined, and the transportation firm lowered its 2007 earnings outlook.

April 17, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

Truck Stops Concerned About Supplying Urea

April 16, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Technology Briefs — April 10 - April 16

April 16, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

EPA Should Delay OBD Rule, Groups Say

April 16, 2007