Trucking-related revenue hits $312 billion
- Answering G.O.D.'s prayers. Desmond, Parry // Commercial Carrier Journal;Jul2001, Vol. 158 Issue 7, p58
Focuses on the benefit of guaranteed overnight delivery (G.O.D.) from integrated computerized routing program in the United States. Problems of G.O.D.'s city drivers; Use of the RIM 950 keypad; Increase of revenue per truck.
- TRUCKING BY THE MARGINS. Jindel, Satish // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);4/12/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 15, p26
The article examines the state of the trucking industry in the U.S. based on the performance of the top 50 trucking companies of 2009. The parcel carriers posted the lowest decline of 8 percent in revenue during the economic downturn. It is suggested that the collective margin for the truckload...
- JOURNAL TRUCKGAUGE. // Commercial Carrier Journal;Mar2012, Vol. 169 Issue 3, p26
This section offers news briefs on the U.S. trucking industry. The ratio of inventories to sales dropped to 1.26 in December 2011, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The FTR Loadings Index revealed that truck loadings went down by 0.81 percent in January 2012 from December 2011. The American...
- W.Va., 34 Other States Had Higher Revenues than Expenditures in 2010. // State Journal (WV);12/23/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 49, p9
The article reports on the data released by the U.S. Census Bureau in December 2011, which revealed that West Virginia was one of the 35 states in the U.S. whose total revenues exceeded expenditures in 2010.
- Saving on next-day delivery. Brown, Ann; Brown, Carolyn M. // Black Enterprise;Dec96, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p36
Focuses on ways to decrease overnight delivery service costs in the United States. Correct addresses; Dropping off mail at carrier sites; Investing in a good scale; Contact information.
- Internet has put instant delivery capabilities on the horizon. Matthews, David // Business Press;05/29/98, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p16
Focuses on the growing demand for instant delivery services in the United States brought about by the Internet. Federal Express' online commerce program called Virtual Order; United Parcel Service's provision of a software to facilitate the delivery of products; Cost issues.
- Fly that package across the street. Cerio, Gregory; Howard, Lucy // Newsweek;12/6/1993, Vol. 122 Issue 23, p10
Reports that many big-city desk jockeys have received parcels from firms across the street sent via overnight air couriers like Federal Express. Why intracity deliveries are a fast-growing niche; The security issue.
- Last-minute mailing strategies. Emling, Shelley // Good Housekeeping;Dec95, Vol. 221 Issue 6, p226
Tests the top overnight delivery services to find the fastest, cheapest and most convenient way to send packages in the United States. Airborne Express; DHL Worldwide Express; FedEx; United Parcel Service (UPS); US Postal Service.
- A Guide to the High-Speed World of Overnight Couriers. Barks, Joseph V.; Heydt, Bruce // ABA Journal;Apr85, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p76
Provides lawyers a guide to overnight express services in the United States. Basic rate for next-day delivery; Size or weight limits; Pick-up time; Delivery time; Liability policy; Fee for proof of delivery; Extent of guarantee for failure to deliver on time; Electronic mail options;...