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Monday, August 31, 2015

As the calendar turns to September and we approach 2015’s final third, there are, as usual, many things that require our attention from a freight transportation, logistics, and supply chain perspective.
Posted on 08/31 at 01:35 PM
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Thursday, August 27, 2015

While the Port of Oakland agrees that Saturday gate operations might ease congestion, they have a few "concerns" of their own
Posted on 08/27 at 07:52 PM
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The city and Port of New Orleans have been roaring back since the catastrophic Hurricane Katrina struck ten years ago.
Posted on 08/25 at 04:47 PM
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Thursday, August 20, 2015

When news broke last week regarding the Chines government’s decision to devalue, its dollar, known as the Yuan, by nearly two percent, it sent a ripple throughout the global economy in a few different ways.
Posted on 08/20 at 09:30 AM
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Monday, August 17, 2015

Truckload brokerage services are in high demand by shippers, and this comes at a time in which diesel prices have been dropping for more than two months, coupled with available truckload capacity looser than it was a year ago at this time a year ago.
Posted on 08/17 at 10:14 AM
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Friday, August 07, 2015

Senator Tom Carper has introduced a bill call the TRAFFIC Relief Act, which pledges to raise U.S. gasoline and diesel taxes (that have remained at current levels of 23.4 cents for diesel and 18.4 cents for gasoline since 1993), as well as expand tax credits, too.
Posted on 08/07 at 10:07 AM
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Thursday, August 06, 2015

A white paper takes a deep dive into exploring the dynamics of shipper-3PL relationships, with an eye on limiting the "commoditization" of 3PL services.
Posted on 08/06 at 12:14 PM
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Wednesday, August 05, 2015

The once bitter rivalry between the ports of Tacoma and Seattle seems to have come to an end as both parties have entered into a joint marketing program designed to leverage the Puget Sound’s logistical advantage.
Posted on 08/05 at 04:53 PM
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Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Satish Jindel, president of Pittsburgh-based SJ Consulting, says that one way for LTL carriers to improve both their bottom lines and overall productivity is to get a better grasp on the cost of handling a shipment and the pricing they have for it.
Posted on 08/04 at 12:30 PM
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Thursday, July 30, 2015

As has been noted in recent coverage on this site in regards to Peak Season, one underlying theme has been, and remains, how Peak Season is not what it used to be. That is not to say there will not be any Peak Season-related activity. Make no mistake, there will be and things driving it from the seasonal nature of business activity and cargo flows to higher demand and increased e-commerce activity, among others.
Posted on 07/30 at 08:11 AM
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The three California port directors who faced the wrath of shippers at the annual meeting of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) in San Francisco late last June, surprised many with their candor and heartfelt mea culpas.
Posted on 07/29 at 07:48 AM
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Monday, July 27, 2015

The report, entitled “U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2026, which is drafted by ATA and IHS Global Insight, calls for a 28.6 percent hike in annual freight tonnage, as well as a 74.5 percent gain in freight revenues to $152 trillion in 2026.
Posted on 07/27 at 10:54 AM
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Friday, July 24, 2015

Regardless of how it gets done, an emphasis on high-level data quality and management needs attention from both shippers and providers.
Posted on 07/24 at 10:55 AM
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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

While organized labor has yet to weigh in on Executive Order B-32-15, leaders should recognize that California's complex freight transportation system is responsible for one-third of the state's economy and jobs, with freight-dependent industries accounting for over $700 billion in revenue and over 5 million jobs.
Posted on 07/22 at 08:19 AM
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Monday, July 20, 2015

China's unstable economy has contributed to an uneven flow of goods to and from the United States, report trade analysts.
Posted on 07/20 at 08:14 AM
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