Rail labor agreements are reached, says National Railway Labor Conference

By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor · December 11, 2017 Labor accord on United States railroads has been reached, with the National Railway Labor Conference announcing today that U.S.-based major freight railroads have come to tentative agreements. The agreements, which cover more than 31,000 employees and are subject to membership ratification, have been reached with […]

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ISM semiannual report presents a positive outlook for manufacturing and non-manufacturing in 2018

As was the case in its previous edition in May, the December release of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Semiannual Economic Forecast paints an optimistic picture for ongoing economic growth for both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors as part of the recovery that kicked off in earnest in mid-2009. Data for this report is […]

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Diesel average sees slight decline

By LM Staff · November 21, 2017 Following multiple weeks of gains, the average price per gallon of diesel gasoline saw a slight decline this week, according to data issued by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA). With a 0.3-cent decline, the current price per gallon average now stands at $2.912. This follows […]

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TransRisk, Nodal Exchange, and DAT team up for trucking freight futures exchange

A trio of forward-thinking transportation concerns–TransRisk Inc., a provider of data intelligence and financial products serving the freight sector, Nodal Exchange LLC, a regulated derivatives exchange that offers more than 1,000 electric power and natural gas contracts on hundreds of unique locations allowing market participants to hedge against price risks in the United States, and […]

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Defining Your Metrics for Freight Audit & Payment (FAP) Success

Date/TimeThursday, November 9, 2017 2:00PM ModeratorMike Levans, Supply Chain Group Editorial Director, Peerless Media LLC. PanelistsDon Baptiste, CEO, TRAX Technologies Alan Chute, Senior Vice President, Solution Design, TRAX Technologies Register Today! Companies looking to engage FAP service providers are typically eager to improve their on-time payments—but what if that’s not the best way to measure […]

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