Business
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel, Logistics

Diesel Price Gains 3.1¢ to $2.924

The national average price of diesel fuel hit its highest level in more than a year last week following a 3.1-cent increase to $2.924 a gallon, while crude oil closed at more than $80 a barrel for the first time.

September 17, 2007
Business

Navistar Wins $71.5 Mln. Military Contract

Truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp. said its military affiliate, International Military and Government LLC, won a $71.5 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps to provide parts support for the Corps’ International MaxxPro mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles.

Transport Topics
September 14, 2007
Business, Fuel, Safety, Government

UPS Expands Air Service in Japan

TT File Photo

UPS Inc. said it reached agreement with the U.S. State and Transportation Departments to expand its air operations to and from Japan.

Transport Topics
September 14, 2007
Business, Government

Consumer Confidence Rises in September

U.S. consumer confidence rose slightly this month, according to the University of Michigan’s latest consumer sentiment index, released Friday.

Transport Topics
September 14, 2007
Business, Government

Import Prices Decline, Labor Says

The price of goods imported to the United States dipped in August on lower oil costs, the Labor Department said Friday.

Transport Topics
September 14, 2007
Business, Government

Business Inventories Rise 0.5%

Business inventories rose 0.5% in July while sales gained 1.1%, the Commerce Department said Friday.

Transport Topics
September 14, 2007
Business

Industrial Production Rises 0.2% in August

Industrial production rose 0.2% in August, the Federal Reserve said Friday.

Transport Topics
September 14, 2007
Business, Government

August Retail Sales Rise 0.3%

Retail sales gained 0.3% in August, the Commerce Department said Friday.

Transport Topics
September 14, 2007
Business, Fuel, Autonomous

Oil Closes Above $80 for First Time

Frank Polich/Bloomberg News

Crude oil futures rose to a third record in three days Thursday, closing the trading day at more than $80 a barrel for the first time ever, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
September 13, 2007
Business, Safety

Rail, Intermodal Traffic Drop for Week

Rail carload and intermodal freight traffic declined from a year ago for the Labor Day holiday week ended Saturday, the Association of American Railroads said.

Transport Topics
September 13, 2007

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