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30th Annual Salary Survey: Reeling in the talent
Our 2014 survey finds that large companies are boosting their initial salary offerings for new hires by as much as 10 percent. Will this trend help close the logistics talent gap?

With no fuel tax increase likely ahead of this year’s mid-term elections, trucking interests in Washington are moving to Plan B in their attempt to shore up funding for badly needed infrastructure improvements.
Posted on 04/14 at 11:27 PM
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Crowley Maritime Corporation has acquired majority ownership of Accord Ship Management (HK) Limited and Accord Marine Management Pvt. Ltd.
Posted on 04/14 at 08:21 AM
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To catch a rising economic tide this year, the Port of Long Beach will need to modernize and find new efficiencies to move increasing amounts of cargo at a faster pace, said experts gathered earlier this month for the Port’s 10th annual “Peak Season Forecast” at the Long Beach Convention Center.
Posted on 04/14 at 08:15 AM
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They are an annual rite of passage, general rate increases (GRIs) in the less-than-truckload (LTL) sector of the trucking industry. But is anyone paying attention? And more importantly, is anyone actually paying these announced GRIs, this year in the 3.9 to 5.4 percent range?
Posted on 04/13 at 11:19 PM
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Maybe we are finally going to see some changes and improvements at least when it comes to the “vision” for future transportation authorizations. Why and how? A short answer comes from a presser held by the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee held this week.
Posted on 04/11 at 09:17 AM
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Carloads—at 296,039—were up 5.4 percent annually, and intermodal saw a 12.6 annual increase at 261,084 trailers and containers.
Posted on 04/11 at 08:36 AM
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Port of Long Beach remains on right track
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To catch a rising economic tide this year, the Port of Long Beach will need to modernize and find new efficiencies to move increasing amounts of cargo at a faster pace, said experts gathered earlier this month for the Port’s 10th annual “Peak Season Forecast” at the Long Beach Convention Center.

Senate EPW focused on long-term transportation authorization
Lack of progress is status quo when it comes to prospects of raising federal gasoline tax
National e-commerce experts convene in KC
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New Research Examines Supply Chain Challenges of Mid-Sized CPG Companies
A recent survey of 110 logistics executives at consumer packaged goods companies, conducted by Auburn University and sponsored by 3PL, Kane Is Able, examined the challenges and frustrations faced by small and mid-market companies in serving their retail customers. The paper summarizes the research and suggests how mid-market CPGs can address stepped up retailer requirements.
Seven things you can do to optimize your existing ERP - FREE White Paper
A Guide to Barcode Symbology for the Logistics Industry - FREE White Paper
Trinity Logistics Saves 90% with Back-office Automation
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2014 Warehouse/DC Equipment and Technology Survey Results
During this webcast our panel takes a deep look at the findings of our annual Warehouse/DC Equipment and Technology Survey and finds a growing interest in automation and software as workforce issues now factor heavily into every investment decision.
How to Establish a Supply Chain Design Center of Excellence for Continuous Supply Chain Optimization
Converting Your Warranty Business from a Cost Center To a Revenue Generator
2014 Rate Outlook: Managing costs via multiple modes
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