Monthly Archives: January 2013

Paccar’s 4Q Profit Slips; Full-Year Revenue Rises to Record

1/31/2013 12:00:00 PM Write a Letter to the Editor Tweet Print This   Kenworth Truck Co.Paccar Inc. said Thursday its fourth-quarter profit declined from a year ago, but its annual revenue rose to a company record. Net income fell to $253.5 million, or 72 cents a share, from $327.7 million, or 91 cents, a year [...]

Daimler Trucks to Cut 1,300 North American Production Jobs

1/30/2013 4:00:00 PM Write a Letter to the Editor Tweet Print This   Bruce Harmon/Trans PixsDaimler Trucks plans to cut as many as 2,100 jobs worldwide to improve profitability, including as many as 1,300 production jobs in North America, Bloomberg News reported Wednesday. The company is negotiating with the United Auto Workers union on potential [...]

Hub Group’s 4Q Profit Rises

1/30/2013 8:00:00 AM Write a Letter to the Editor Tweet Print This   Hub Group Inc.’s fourth-quarter profit rose 11% as its intermodal and truck brokerage operations improved. Net income rose to $18.8 million, or 51 cents per share, from $17 million, or 46 cents, a year ago. Revenue rose to $801 million, from $762 [...]

BX Solutions Expands Logistics Network

1/29/2013 8:00:00 AM Write a Letter to the Editor Tweet Print This   BX Solutions, a Toledo, Ohio-based third-party logistics provider, has launched an expanded “time-definiteâ€� transportation network connecting 31 cities in the Midwest and Southeast. The service offers specializes in airport-to-airport service and includes less-than-truckload and airfreight forwarding, sorting, warehousing and fulfillment. The company [...]

CVSA to Start Enforcement of UCR Compliance Feb. 1

1/25/2013 10:55:00 AM Write a Letter to the Editor Tweet Print This   The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance announced plans to begin enforcement Feb. 1 against carriers that have not complied with the Unified Carrier Registration program. The organization that governs state inspection practices said in a bulletin circulated earlier this month that the UCR [...]

Wabash to Buy Trailer Assets of Beall Corp.

1/25/2013 11:00:00 AM Write a Letter to the Editor Tweet Print This   Trailer manufacturer Wabash National Corp. said Friday it has agreed to buy the tank and trailer business of Beall Corp., a maker of aluminum tank trailers and related equipment, for $15 million. Wabash said it expects the acquisition of Beall, Portland, Ore., [...]

Editorial: Funding UMTRI

1/28/2013 8:00:00 AM Write a Letter to the Editor Tweet Print This   This Editorial appears in the Jan. 28 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today. The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute has its tin cup out and is in definite need of a few bucks. And we think it [...]

Fidelitone Logistics Merges with Va. 3PL

1/25/2013 8:30:00 AM Write a Letter to the Editor Tweet Print This   Fidelitone Logistics said it has merged with Virginia-based third-party logistics firm Purnell Furniture Services to expand its delivery services to furniture retailers in the eastern part of the country. Manassas, Va.-based Purnell and its subsidiary, Advanced Delivery Systems, provide home delivery, warranty [...]

USDOT Notice Clarifying Position On “Recreational Marijuana”

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