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Diesel Fuel Prices

Diesel fuel prices Feb. 27 stay flat U.S. diesel prices climb for the third week straight, but rate fluctuation continues to have relatively little variance, with cost per gallon up less than two cents since the beginning of the month. The countrywide average of on-highway diesel fuel prices Feb. 27 rose to $2.577, up just …

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cargo theft bills

Pending cargo theft bills will impose harsher penalties for crimes New cargo theft bills have been proposed in Mississippi and New Mexico to deter thieves from stealing container, rail, and truck freight with more severe penalties and fines. Cargo theft is a major concern within the logistics industry, as the total cost of stolen goods …

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December 7-14 cargo theft

February 15-21 cargo theft incidents decline Cargo theft is down this week, with nine domestic events reported, half as much as the previous week.  This is contrary to the trend that was threatening to develop in the first half of February, which saw forty-two cargo thefts recorded, two-thirds of the total amount of activity that …

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Diesel Fuel Prices

Diesel fuel prices Feb. 20 continue to stay even Diesel prices in the United States climbed higher for the second week in a row, but with a marginal gain of less than a cent, price fluctuation in early 2017 have stayed relatively flat. The national average of on-highway diesel fuel prices Feb. 20 went up …

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February-15-21-cargo-theft

February 8-15 cargo theft incidents continue to rise Cargo theft is trending upwards again this week, with eighteen domestic incidents registered, which is three more than the week prior.  Every day had at least one event reported, but the majority of thefts occurred on Thursday and Friday, the ninth and tenth.  Nine more incidents from …

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3PL Providers

The e-commerce market is booming and traditional retailers are adopting new business models to accommodate the growth.  In the past four quarters, the U.S. Commerce Department has reported that retail e-commerce sales have outperformed the previous year’s numbers by more than 15%.  In comparison, retail sales during the same period rose just over two percent. …

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Diesel Fuel Prices

Diesel fuel prices Feb. 13 are up slightly, but still even   Diesel prices rose around the nation, putting an end to a four-week streak of steadily dropping costs.  With a less than a cent increase, this week’s numbers at the pump stayed on trend with the relatively flat rates of early 2017. The national …

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February-15-21-cargo-theft

February 1-7 cargo theft incidents on the rise Cargo theft more than doubled with fifteen domestic incidents registered from the week of February first through the seventh.  While nearly every day had at least on event reported, most thefts occurred on Wednesday and Thursday, the first and second.  One additional event from January 31st was …

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2016 cargo theft

Food and beverage, tractors, and California highly targeted in 2016 cargo theft events In 2016, there were 836 cargo theft incidents recorded by CargoNet, the industry leader in cargo theft prevention and recovery efforts.  In the United States and Canada, $114 million in stolen freight was reported.  While the number of incidents recorded were down …

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Diesel Fuel Prices

Diesel fuel prices down for fourth week in a row Truckers continue to find relief at the pump as diesel prices keep going down.  Even though the decline was relatively slight, the February 6th report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), marks the fourth week in a row that diesel fuel prices declined. The national …

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