Third quarter U.S. GDP leaves a bit to be desired

Following a very average second quarter GDP number of 2%, the new number for the third quarter, which was issued by the United States Department of Commerce yesterday, is really more of the same, albeit down one basis point to 1.9%. While these numbers are not terrible, they are not what was expected a year ago at this time, when things were truly humming, or so it seemed, especially during the third quarter of 2018’s 4.6,% tally a number that...

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First round of BUILD grants is overly positive for freight transportation infrastructure

Freight transportation-related infrastructure projects were front and center this week in regards to funding awarded by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) for the first round of the fiscal year 2018 Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) discretionary grant program. Source: logistics Mgmt

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