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Diesel prices are continuing to fluctuate to a wide degree, according to data released yesterday by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Citing improving financial conditions, UPS said it is reducing the number of its planned pilot furloughs from 300 down to 230, according to an Associated Press report.

The global trading system is experiencing “extraordinary volatility” and this is being reflected in the performance of the freight forwarding industry, said Jon Manners-Bell of Transport Intelligence (Ti), a London-based think tank.

Senate Joint Resolution 33 by State Senator Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Ports and Goods Movement, was passed unanimously by the California State Assembly this week

Arthur Barrett's invention launched the AGV industry

Dry van truckload carrier USA Truck has expanded its intermodal menu, announcing it recently inked a long-term contract with Class I railroad carrier BNSF Railway to move private 53-foot domestic intermodal containers.

Class I railroad carrier Norfolk Southern recently announced it has eliminated what it described as a critical choke point on its Crescent Corridor initiative with a reconfigured rail junction near Front Royal, Virginia.

In an effort to increase network efficiency, full-service freight transportation services provider Estes Express said it has rolled out a new three-day service to Toronto from eight terminals in Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas.

The California Maritime Academy has once again ranked high in the annual US News & World Report and Forbes surveys of the nation’s undergraduate colleges and universities.

Sea Star Line announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Mark-It Services to equip their reefers with both Global Positioning and Radio Frequency Identifications Systems

Materials handling no longer stops at the dock door.

The worldwide industrial lift truck industry spent the better part of 2009 in a rut. Sales were down 39%, but it appears the worst may be over

New technologies and usage practices can help you maximize your fleet’s productivity and longevity while reducing your carbon footprint

Mobile robotics is powering Office Depot’s new demand-driven distribution center.

As Washington prepares for yet another revision to the truck driver hours of service rules—and lawyers on both sides hunker down for what they say is yet another inevitable court fight—the battle lines are drawn.




 

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