LIMA, Pa.-January 3, 2008-Pilot Freight Services, a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, today announced it is increasing base transportation rates by four percent, effective
This adjustment is a response to higher operating expenses such as ground transportation fuel (gasoline and diesel), which increased 40 percent on average over the past year; and jet fuel, which rose 39 percent year over year, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Pilot continues to expand its competitive product offerings to meet customer requirements and marketplace demands, including the 2007 launch of Pilot's Logistics Services division, which now provides initial factory staging and dock management, flexible warehousing, break-bulk services, and more for domestic and international customers. Recently, Pilot also launched an automotive shipping and logistics division that specifically helps the auto industry optimize management of global parts shipments, with flexible scheduling for just-in-time inventory and assembly methods.
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Pilot Freight Services, Inc. is a full-service transportation and logistics provider with 65 offices throughout