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Core Producer Prices Decline for First Time in a Year  Transport Topics Online

A key measure of U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in December and the overall gauge declined more than forecast amid lower oil prices, signaling ...


ITF and WMU Release Automation 2040 Report  The Maritime Executive

Every year 62.7 trillion ton-miles of cargo are transported around the world, and looking to the fut...


Driving into a road block?  Automotive Logistics

Analysts in Russia expect new vehicle sales to grow further – putting increasing pressure on the nation's already depleted fleet of car carriers.


Key African Central Banks to Hold Rates on CPI, Oil Prices  Bloomberg

Africa's key central banks are expected to hold benchmark interest rates at their first meetings of the year -- albeit for different reasons. While the drop in oil prices ...


No raise in public transport rates in Mérida  The Yucatan Times

The State government does not consider at the moment to authorize a raise in the public transport rates in Mérida and in the foreign routes that cover the ...


USPS cancels Bypass Mail pilot project at last moment  Alaskajournal.com

Workers load Bypass Mail cargo onto an Alaska Airline jet at the Deadhorse airport in this file photo. The Postal *Service* has scrapped a pilot project to have ...


Buenos Aires public transport rates up 40% in three months, beginning January  MercoPress

“It's 40%, this is the increase that we consider necessary to maintain the quality of *service* and the infrastructure works”, said Guillermo Dietrich, Transport ...


FreightPop Closes Round of Undisclosed Investments  Transport Topics Online

Transportation management software provider FreightPop has closed a new round of investments, according to a Jan. 2 press release. The company did not ...


Carriers Roughed Up As Shippers, Brokers Search For Freight Market Bottom  Benzinga

In the trucking industry, it's a commonly repeated adage that "the shippers are the last to know" when it comes to freight market conditions. According to brokers ...


Average Price of Diesel Drops 4¢ to $3.121 a Gallon  Transport Topics Online

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 4 cents to $3.121 a gallon, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported Dec. 17, as crude oil prices ...


Directed Currents Generated at THz Frequencies Are Higher Than Current Clock Rates  Photonics.com

Researchers at the Max Born Institute (MBI) generated directed electric currents at terahertz (THz) frequencies from light absorbed in semiconductor c.


Libya records high traffic fatality rates among world's nations, Transport Minister says  The Libya Observer

Minister of Transport Milad Matouq disclosed that traffic fatality in Libya is relatively high compared to other countries in the world, as the average rate of traffic ...


Huge Zimbabwe fuel price hike; foreigners to pay in forex  The Maravi Post

President-Emmerson-Mnangagwas-government. HARARE-(MaraviPost)-Zimbabwe has hiked fuel prices by approximately 150% with effect from midnight on ...


Core Inflation Holds Steady as Energy Drags Down Main Index  Transport Topics Online

A key measure of U.S. inflation was little changed in December while falling energy prices dragged down the broader gauge, giving the Federal Reserve little ...


West Coast port living large now, but can it last?  Logistics Management

Record container throughput at Port of Oakland may lead to bullish forecast, but some industry experts feel this might be unsound.


WoodMac: Demand For Oil In Transportation Sector To Peak In A Decade  OilPrice.com

Crude oil demand in the global transportation sector is set to peak in the late 2020s according to energy consultancy WoodMackenzie.


Protect access to emergency air medical services — lives depend on it  Des Moines Register

Column: Holiday drunk driving endangers lives. Without emergency air *service* for accident victims, the toll would be even higher. helicopter-ambulance_large.


5 Transportation Stocks Set to Surpass Q4 Earnings Estimates  Zacks.com

The Q4 earnings season could be fruitful for transports due to factors like low oil prices. However, one has to be mindful of factors like high labor costs.


Transport's dirty little secret: The truckers breaking the law just to survive  The Spinoff

Drivers peeing into a bottle because they can't afford toilet stops and migrant workers sleeping in depots: The trucking industry is in a race to the bottom, a new ...


CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX), Norfolk Souther Corporation (NYSE:NSC) - A Former Counsel Of The Chief Rail U.S Rail Regulator Wonders About Its Future Mission  Benzinga

With precision railroading looming as the dominant operating strategy in the North American rail sector, and with coal markets facing enormous competition ...


Namibia: Price of Goods and Services Drops By 0,1 Percent  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

The overall price of goods and services has dropped by 0,1% in December 2018 compared to December 2017, the Namibia Statistics Agency announced ...


How Zimbabwe became world's most expensive place to fuel a car  CNN

In 2017, Zimbabweans took to the streets to protest a broken economy and collapsing living standards. Two years later, they are back on the streets again over a ...


Detroit car show, and industry, prepare for transition  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Transport - THE CAR industry gathered on Sunday in Detroit, on the eve of the last winter edition of North America's premiere auto show, ...


Nifty, Sensex Rally on Hopes of Rate Cuts – Tuesday closing report  Moneylife

We had mentioned in Monday's closing report that Nifty, Sensex were under pressure. The major indices of the Indian stock markets rallied on Tuesday and ...


Near-Term Outlook for the Truck Industry Appears Dull  Nasdaq

The Zacks Transportation - Truck industry consists of truck operators transporting freight to a diverse group of customers, primarily across North.


SG Capital Management LLC Boosts Position in Air Transport Services Group Inc. (ATSG)  Modern Readers

SG Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) by 42.1% in the fourth quarter, according to ...


Missouri Rips Air Ambulance Companies For Charging 'Jaw-Dropping' Fees To Patients In Emergencies  St. Louis Public Radio

One patient was billed more than $100000 after being transferred out of state for treatment of encephalitis. Another got a bill for $25000 after being.


Power prices, public transport: Key changes from 1 January 2019  NEWS.com.au

Like its July cousin, the first day of the calendar year brings with it a number of changes including new laws and regulations, fees and charges, taxes and ...


Drug Use Increases for Workers in Transportation, Warehousing Sector  Transport Topics Online

Drug use by workers in five sectors of the U.S. economy — including the transportation/warehousing sector — showed significant increases from 2015 to 2017, ...


Truckers cry foul over delays at Inland Container Depot  Business Daily

The long duration that it takes to clear cargo from the Inland Container Depot (ICD) in Nairobi is becoming a headache for truckers offering last mile.


Clamour to cap prices in Kenya on the increase  Business Daily

The Kenyan economy, once described by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) governor Patrick Njoroge as “fully wedded to free market policies,” is now facing ...


Suicide claims one life a week in the Northern Territory  ABC News

The Northern Territory has failed to curtail its frightening suicide rate, with someone taking their own life almost every week in 2018.


Sixty-seven per cent price hike for Auckland car park users  Stuff.co.nz

Users of a large inner-city Auckland car park can expect to pay 67 per cent more a day from next week. The capped daily rate at the Downtown Car Park, owned ...


Government must set realistic targets for inflation - Economist  GhanaWeb

Economist, Dr. Lord Mensah has blamed the failure of government's inability to meet its end of period inflation target for 2018, on the Finance Ministry's decision ...


Improving competitiveness is the key to robust economic growth in EA  IPPmedia

East African countries have been urged to deal with factors which hinder their competitiveness in doing business to as to quickly unlock their economies.


Budget 2019 India: Income tax exemptions for medical expenses, transport allowance should be brought back  The Financial Express

Budget 2019 expectations: The income tax exemptions should be applicable to both domestic and foreign medical treatment, as per the proposals sent by CII.


FedEx to Raise Rates in 2019  Transport Topics Online

FedEx Corp. said it would increase FedEx Express shipping rates by an average of 4.9% for domestic, U.S. export and U.S. import services.


Interim Budget: Will Arun Jaitley tinker with income tax slabs?  Economic Times

Will interim budget 2019 increase the tax-exemption limit? This is the question on many taxpayers' minds. If rumours are to be believed, the interim budget could ...


Income tax exemption limit may be doubled to Rs 5 lakh in interim budget: Report  Livemint

New Delhi: The interim budget on 1 February could have some good news for taxpayers ahead of the Lok Sabha election later in the year. Finance minister Arun ...


Mthuli Ncube opens up on fuel price increase  Bulawayo24 News

The Minister of Finance Mthuli Ncube has announced that Government has decided to provide relief through refund of excise duty on fuel consumed by ...


Booming Freight Market Creates Ideal Time to Raise Rates, Driver Pay, McLeod CEO Says  Transport Topics Online

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — With the freight market booming and truck capacity constrained, now is an ideal time for fleets to fine-tune their freight networks, push for ...


Spot Truckload Rates Continue to Soar Amid Record Demand  Transport Topics Online

Capacity shortfalls combined with increased demand for truckload shipments are continuing to boost spot rates to record levels, according to DAT Solutions, ...


Two Digital Freight Brokers Focus on Price Transparency for Shippers  Transport Topics Online

Digital freight brokers Convoy and Uber Freight have separately launched new tools intended to make pricing options for hauling loads more transparent for ...


Traders Searchlight: Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN)  Voice Of Analysts

Investors are searching for easily tradable or highly liquid stocks, here we screened Marten Transport, Ltd. stock with recent volume of 139735 shares.


U.S. transport interests warning Trump administration to back off “disruptive” tariffs  Logistics Management

Major multinational shippers and North American transport interests are warning the Trump Administration to tread softly on its increasing tariffs on aluminum, ...


Trump Targets Amazon in Call for Higher Postal Shipping Rates  Transport Topics Online

President Donald Trump's administration is recommending the U.S. Postal *Service* raise prices for shipping packages, a move that would hit online retailers such ...


Unchecked population growth hampers efforts to battle poverty  IPPmedia

Though headcount poverty fell from 34 to 28 per cent between 2007 and 2012 based on the national poverty line, the same is still high in absolute terms (12 ...


Tight Inventory Raises September Used Truck Prices  Transport Topics Online

The sale price of the average Class 8 used truck jumped 13% in September amid ongoing demand for trucks in a market where freight is plentiful and capacity is ...


Corporate America’s new dilemma: raising prices to cover higher transport costs  Reuters

The drive for cost cuts and higher margins at U.S. trucking and railroad operators is pinching their biggest customers, forcing the likes of General Mills Inc and ...


Trucking Companies Boost Prices Amid Capacity Squeeze  The Wall Street Journal

Trucking companies are flexing their pricing power, pushing retailers and manufacturers to pay more to buy into a strong U.S. economy and adding to inflation ...


Demand for Trucks Surges on Strong Freight Transport: 4 Picks  Zacks.com

As the U.S. economy continues to grow, demand for carriage is also increasing and this momentum is expected to sustain in the rest of 2018.


Plans for Zero Emission Zone in Oxford move ahead in the journey to zero emissions  Oxford City Council News

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have published updated proposals for a Zero Emission Zone in the city centre. The updated proposals ...


Patients losing patience with non-emergency medical transport services  WPTV.com

Many involved in the non-emergency medical transport system have told Contact 5 cost-cutting measures are leaving vulnerable people at times stranded, ...


Mexican Regulator Extends Transport Rates on Sistrangas by One Month  Natural Gas Intelligence

Mexican authorities have renewed the transport rates on Sistrangas, the country's largest natural gas transmission network, for an additional month to allow its ...


Trucking’s Tight Capacity Squeezes U.S. Businesses  The Wall Street Journal

Companies are pointing to rising freight costs as a drag on earnings and growth, as trucking companies raise rates at a historic pace and one says finding trucks ...


Jobs on fast lane: Auto sector growth proof of sound jobs growth  The Financial Express

The transport sector alone has contributed almost 3.4 million jobs in FY18, with a further 2.8 million jobs created in the 9 months ended December 31, 2018.


U.K. Inflation Rate Accelerates on Fuel, Transport, Games  Bloomberg

U.K. inflation accelerated for the first in eight months in July, boosted by the cost of auto fuel, transport tickets and computer games.


FedEx to Raise Prices in Response to Surging Freight Demand, Tight Capacity  Transport Topics Online

FedEx Corp. will boost most prices by an average of 4.9% starting in January, more than double the expected rate of U.S. inflation next year, as freight demand ...


US Firms Weigh Higher Freight Bills Now Against Paying Tariffs Later  Transport Topics Online

New tariffs on imports from China may leave American companies with a choice — pay a higher freight bill now or pay the tariffs starting soon.


Ports Set Volume Records but Tariffs Loom  Transport Topics Online

Some of the nation's largest ports keep setting new records for cargo volumes, as trade tensions between the United States and some of its trading partners ...


UPDATE 2-Brazil hikes freight rates 5 pct, lifting agriculture costs  Reuters

Brazil's transportation regulator on Wednesday raised minimum truck freight rates by 5 percent on average, as the government walks a tight line between the ...


China Races to Get Goods to the US Before Tariffs Hit  Transport Topics Online

The race is on to get Chinese goods into the United States before President Donald Trump's tariffs bite. At sea and in the sky, Trump's trade war with China has ...


Letters to the editor: Stop rampant corruption at fuel service stations  Chronicle

Editor – Last Wednesday I came face to face with the evil face of corruption being practised by *service* stations in Bulawayo. This country will never move forward ...


The Four Biggest Freight Transportation Trends To Watch For In 2018  Forbes Now

The transportation industry is entering into a new year that has the potential to be even stronger than the previous one. DAT reports a particularly robust year in ...


Trucking Prices Are About to Rise Even More  Transport Topics Online

A U.S. trucking shortage that has pushed up freight costs for everything from cereal to toothbrushes is about to get worse.


Shipping Costs for Liquefied Natural Gas Expected to Rise  Transport Topics Online

Liquefied natural gas shipping costs will increase, driven by rising charter rates, higher fuel costs and the growth in interbasin trade flows, according to ...


PDX Increases Parking Rates, Ground Transport Fees  Portland, OR Patch

PDX Increases Parking Rates, Ground Transport Fees - Portland, OR - If you're planning a trip through PDX that requires an extended stay for your vehicle, ...


Corporation's Dilemma: Raising Prices to Cover Higher Transport Costs  Drovers Magazine

The drive for cost cuts and higher margins at U.S. trucking and railroad operators is pinching their biggest customers.


Uber Freight taps machine learning to give shippers rates 2 weeks in advance  VentureBeat

Uber Freight has launched Lane Explorer, leveraging machine learning to assess dynamic factors and give shippers real-time rates two weeks in advance.


Brazil minimum freight rates hurt port cargos: association chief  Reuters

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's policy of setting minimum freight rates is reducing the volume of cargo at Brazilian ports as farmers and agricultural exporters have ...


Tourmaline Reaffirms 2019 Guidance and Reduces Capital Spending  Canada NewsWire

CALGARY, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Tourmaline Oil Corp. (TSX:TOU) ("Tourmaline" or the "Company") is pleased to update 2019 guidance and ongoing EP ...


Soaring Cost of Trucking Threatens to Stoke US Inflation  Transport Topics Online

The tightest trucking market in years is testing the limits of an otherwise well-conditioned U.S. economic expansion. It also is tinder for accelerating inflation ...


Payrolls, Wages Cool While Unemployment Rate Hits 48-Year Low  Transport Topics Online

While unemployment fell more than forecast in September to 3.7%, the lowest since December 1969, average hourly earnings climbed 2.8% from a year earlier, ...


Russia Railway: Infrastructure upgrade, lower rates needed to boost China-Europe rail, shippers say  JOC.com

China-to-Europe via Russia rail transport has been in an uptrend since 2013, and global growth and consumer trends point to even strong growth ahead, if rail ...


Congress angles for air ambulance cost transparency  ModernHealthcare.com

Congress has taken steps to tackle outsize medical air transport balance bills in the FAA Reauthorization Act by requiring executive agencies to step up efforts ...


Narrowbody Production Rates Put Strain on Supply Chains  Aviation International News

As Airbus and Boeing consider cranking up production to dizzyingly high rates, some industry insiders are wondering if the supply chain can keep pace with the ...


Trump Wanted to Double Amazon Postal Rates, Washington Post Says  Transport Topics Online

President Donald Trump pushed U.S. Postal *Service* officials to double package delivery rates paid by Amazon.com Inc. and other companies, the Washington ...


Productivity Growth Slows to 2.2% Rate in Q3  Transport Topics Online

U.S. productivity grew at an annual rate of 2.2% in the third quarter, a slowdown from the previous quarter but still better than the lackluster gains of the last ...


Logistics Providers: Less-than-containerload (LCL) providers try to shore up rate volatility exposure  JOC.com

Three of the largest companies in the less-than-containerload (LCL) market said at JOC.com's Container Trade Europe Conference in Hamburg last week that ...


Russia Truck Regulation: Russia's new truck transport regulation likely to boost shipping costs  JOC.com

Unlike rail and ocean transportation, Russian auto transport, which accounts for almost 75 percent of all container cargo delivered in Russia, is very ...


Turkey to Step Up Tariffs on US Products  Transport Topics Online

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey on Aug. 15 said it is increasing tariffs on imports of certain U.S. products, including rice, cars, alcohol and coal — escalating a feud ...


Home Price Gains Weaken for Fifth Straight Month  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — U.S. home price gains slowed for the fifth straight month in August as higher mortgage rates have lowered home sales. The deceleration ...


Transport Services Stock Outlook: High Costs a Major Worry  Nasdaq

The Zacks Transportation Services Industry includes providers of logistics, leasing and maintenance services to transporters.Strong U.S..


Streetlights can go back on at night - for a price  Grantham Journal

New protocol allows councils to reverse part-night lighting.


Transport rates see usual Eid hike in Punjab  The Express Tribune

People perturbed by sudden rise and lack of seats.


Carriers 'take the wheel' in gaining upper hand in freight transport, pricing, says SoL report  Logistics Management

As most shippers can tell from their rising freight bills, carriers have taken advantage of a seller's market in transportation as the confluence of a strong economy, ...


Tesla reportedly achieves Model 3 production rate of 1,000 a day  CNBC

Tesla is trying to maintain its Model 3 production rate and reduce the cost of making the car so it can lower its price.


US Trucking News: Higher contract rates bump up truck driver pay but shortage continues  JOC.com

Along with an increase in transport demand from the strengthening US and global economies, the truck transport capacity gap is being widened by a shortage of ...


Fleet Expansion Generates Record Profits at P.A.M. Transportation Services in 3Q  Transport Topics Online

Higher rates and a bigger fleet in a strong freight market produced record profits for P.A.M. Transportation Services in the third quarter.


Brazil Exports: Brazil truckers' strike still roiling logistics, increasing shipper costs  JOC.com

Decades of truck-oriented Brasilia administrations and a bias against rail created a vulnerable trade transport system. The spring truckers' strike exposed it, and ...


Wages and Transport Inflation Is Here: How Retailers Can Cushion the Blows  TheStreet.com

As wages and transportation costs climb, retailers must be more efficient to keep costs down, say analysts....TGT.


'How pathetic': Paul Keating slams PC, Clive Palmer for 'dudding' workers  The Australian Financial Review

Paul Keating, the former Labor prime minister, has lashed political enemies and the independent Productivity Commission for moving to stall a scheduled ...


World's Biggest Shipping Market Booms as Trade War Shrugged Off  Transport Topics Online

Will somebody please tell commodity shippers there's a trade war going on? Whether it's the price of hiring giant freighters to haul hundreds of millions of tons a ...


Stay Metrics Analysis Finds New Drivers Spur Higher Turnover Rates  Transport Topics Online

More than 70% of driver turnover occurs in the first year of employment, and 36% of drivers leave a firm within their first three months on the job, according to an ...


Under pressure, US transport rates keep rising  JOC.com

A wave of industrial and consumer-based freight demand lifted revenue at a broad range of US transportation companies in the third quarter, and also put ...


Breakbulk Heavy-Lift: Toepfer Transport Multipurpose Index rises in October  JOC.com

Factors pushing up the rate included a rising oil price, slightly shrinking capacity in the MPV/HL sector (especially toward the high-end sector), and uncertainty ...


Automakers' Savings on Tax Cuts Could Be Wiped Out by Tariffs  Transport Topics Online

Corporate America warned President Donald Trump that his trade war could end up erasing some of the savings reaped from the sharp cut in the corporate tax ...


US Trucking Sector: Double-digit higher truck rates mark US produce season start  JOC.com

US truck prices to move fruits and vegetables from Mexico and California are up 20 to 30 percent, mirroring the rates in other modes too.


The U.S. doesn’t have enough truckers, and it’s starting to cause prices of about everything to rise  The Washington Post

Joyce Brenny, chief executive of Brenny Transportation in Minnesota, gave her truck drivers a 15 percent raise this year, but she still can't find enough workers ...


J.B. Hunt: Good Earnings Support A Higher Share Price  Seeking Alpha

J.B. Hunt reported solid sales and earnings growth in its third quarter. The company was able to grow sales across the board while being perfectly able to deal.


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