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By LM Staff · November 24, 2015
The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline fell 3.7 cents to $2.445 per gallon, according to data issued today by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA). This marks the lowest weekly price for diesel since June 1, 2009, when it was at $2.352 per gallon.
By Jeff Berman · November 23, 2015
The objective of Positive Train Control (PTC) systems is to prevent train-to-train collisions, overspeed derailments, and incursions into roadway work limits.
By Jeff Berman · November 23, 2015
The total number of October shipments at 913,543 was flat compared to September, which was consistent with growth patterns in recent years, with 2014 up 2 percent, 2013 up 3 percent, and 2012 down 1 percent.
By Jeff Berman · November 23, 2015
The total number of October shipments at 913,543 was flat compared to September, which was consistent with growth patterns in recent years, with 2014 up 2 percent, 2013 up 3 percent, and 2012 down 1 percent.
By Patrick Burnson · November 20, 2015
Christopher L. Koch., who just retired from a 15-year tenure as president and CEO of the World Shipping Council (WSC), and continues to serve as its senior advisor, is still telling shippers to stay the course.
By Patrick Burnson · November 19, 2015
Containership reliability “took a small step backwards” in October as the average on-time performance across all trades reached 77.9 percent.
By MMH Staff · November 18, 2015
Leading global supplier of integrated automated technology to acquire leading provider of warehouse execution software.
By MMH Staff · November 18, 2015
Partnership to leverage Cornerstone’s unified talent management platform and Kronos’ global workforce management solutions.
By MMH Staff · November 18, 2015
$13.4 billion transaction to create one of the largest industrial gas companies in the world.
By MMH Staff · November 18, 2015
NACCO Materials Handling Group to become Hyster-Yale Group on January 1, 2016.
By MMH Staff · November 17, 2015
Award recognizes excellence in community outreach and advocacy of the industry, its distributors and continuing education.
By Jeff Berman · November 17, 2015
Two pending trucking sector regulations have received a fair amount of attention from the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in recent days. One regulation relates to the final rule on Electronic Logging Devices (ELD), which OMB cleared today and the other is related to the driver coercion rule.
By Jeff Berman · November 17, 2015
With a 2 cent decrease, the current average price per gallon now stands at $2.482, following last week’s 1.7 cent increase to $2.502.
By Patrick Burnson · November 17, 2015
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the improvements in safety that have resulted from strong partnerships among aviation stakeholders in Latin America and the Caribbean, and urged governments in the region to use this as a template for working together in other areas.
By LM Staff · November 16, 2015
For the month of September, the TCI fell to 8.46, which was down from August’s 9.53 and ahead of July’s 8.07. The TCI reflects tightening conditions for hauling capacity and is comprised of various metrics, including capacity, fuel, bankruptcies, cost of capital, and freight. According to FTR, a TCI reading above zero represents an adequate trucking environment, with readings above ten indicating that volumes, prices, and margin are in a good range for carriers.

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