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By LM Staff · July 21, 2017
The May TCI reading of 7.01 was in line with April’s 7.03, which posted a more than 4 percent gain over April.
By LM Staff · July 21, 2017
Carloads headed up 0.3 percent to 262,869, and intermodal units saw a 7.4 percent annual gain to 277,136.
By LM Staff · July 20, 2017
Most key metrics in the June edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems, which was released yesterday, were in the right direction, with both freight shipments and expenditures posting annual gains for the sixth consecutive month.
By Patrick Burnson · July 19, 2017
Kuebix, creator of a transportation management systems (TMS) providing shipping intelligence, recently partnered with SimpliShip International Freight Rate API to manage all freight modes and providers on one cloud-based platform.
By Jeff Berman · July 19, 2017
Continued growth appears to be the main thesis looking out over the next decade for the freight transportation market, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA) ATA Freight Transportation Forecast 2017, which was released today.
By MMH Staff · July 19, 2017
Industry leaders in chemical data and barcode labeling software join forces to deliver enhanced EHS labeling solution.
By Jeff Berman · July 19, 2017
When examining prospects for the 2017 Peak Season, it is apparent many factors come into play in order to assess what may or may not happen. As is always the case, there are multiple economic factors that come into play. And, like in past years, these indicators are somewhat of a mixed bag, including sluggish GDP, decent job growth, flattish retail sales, and lower inventory levels compared to a year ago, among others.
By Patrick Burnson · July 18, 2017
AsiaInspection (AI), a global provider of quality control services for businesses importing from the Pacific Rim, maintains that logistics managers should pay more attention to risk…irrespective of region.
By Jeff Berman · July 18, 2017
Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage at 138.5 (2000=100) fell 4.3% after a revised 6.9% (from 6.5%) jump in May.
By Jeff Berman · July 18, 2017
While the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Electronic Logging Device mandate remains on track to take effect this coming December, the House Appropriation’s Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development and Related Agencies issued a report that directs the FMCSA to consider delaying the implementation of ELD.
By Jeff Berman · July 18, 2017
FedEx subsidiary TNT Express continues to deal with the pain and problems caused by the Petya technology virus, FedEx stated in a 10-K filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday.
By Jeff Berman · July 18, 2017
Prospects are looking bright for a tax credit geared towards short line railroads to become permanent through a piece of House of Representatives legislation entitled the Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy (BRACE) Act, according to the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA).
By LM Staff · July 18, 2017
Rising 1.1 cents, the national average checked in this week at $2.491 per gallon, with the average heading up a cumulative 2.6 cents over the last three weeks.
By Patrick Burnson · July 17, 2017
The outlook for U.S. transportation infrastructure remains quite healthy for the rest of this year despite a lack of clarity around the Trump administration's plans for beefing up infrastructure spending, according to Fitch Ratings in its midyear outlook report.
By Jeff Berman · July 17, 2017
June shipments at 958,294 were up 2.8% annually, which was off from May’s 3.3% annual spread.

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