Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Most American's Support Heavier Trucks
from eTrucker.com news
The Coalition for Transportation Productivity, a coalition of more than 100 shippers and allied associations seeking increased federal weight limits on interstate highways, today, July 15, announced the results of a national poll it says demonstrates a majority of Americans support raising interstate trucks weight limits without making trucks larger.
To read more about the survey and key findings click here

Friday, July 17, 2009

Ocean Carriers Planning a $500.00 Rate Hike
for Asia - US Containers
The 14 shipping lines of the Transpacific Stabalization agreement are planning to increase rates for Asia - US Containers starting August 1st.
To read more : click here

Thursday, July 16, 2009

US Trade Gap Lowest in 9 years!
The BBC reported:
The US saw it's deficit narrow to $26 bn in May, it's lowest level i more then nie years, according to figures from the commerce department.
Imports continued to fall while exports increased, pushing the deficit to it's lowest level since November 1999.