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Thursday, October 08, 2015

The NRF is calling for 2015 holiday sales to see a 3.7 percent annual gain to $630.5 billion, which comfortably outpaces the ten-year average of 2.5 percent.
Posted on 10/08 at 10:29 AM
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Wednesday, October 07, 2015

More than 20 U.S. port authority officials and their key staff, representing seaports from all four U.S. coasts, will gather on October 8 to meet with Congressional leadership to discuss the upcoming surface transportation bill and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ navigation budget.
Posted on 10/07 at 04:57 PM

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

At a certain point, it seems like the ongoing truck driver shortage cannot get any worse, right? Well, think again, because of myriad reasons we could well be in the very early innings of a game that is, and continues, to be hard to watch. That was made clear in a report issued by the American Trucking Associations (ATA), entitled “Truck Driver Analysis 2015.”
Posted on 10/06 at 11:07 AM
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Monday, October 05, 2015

Just when it appeared that agreement among participants comprising the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would not be reached this year, spokesmen announced that recent discussion rounds in Atlanta produced consensus.
Posted on 10/05 at 08:41 AM

Friday, October 02, 2015

While coffee is one of the first things on the minds of many people early in the morning, it was especially prevalent this week, when Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz gave the keynote address at this week’s Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference in San Diego.
Posted on 10/02 at 08:28 AM
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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Ocean freight rates for cargo moving under contracts on the major East-West routes have seen a sharp reduction since the beginning of the year
Posted on 09/29 at 08:03 AM
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Monday, September 28, 2015

Driven by the expansion of international trade and major new trade agreements, the worldwide market for Global Trade Management (GTM) will continue its strong growth over the forecast period, according to a new ARC Advisory Group study.
Posted on 09/28 at 01:44 PM
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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The Stifel Logistics Confidence Index saw a fourth consecutive month of decline in September.
Posted on 09/23 at 07:57 AM
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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Ever-evolving logistics management business models have driven significant change in the Domestic Transportation Management (DTM)/Freight Brokerage landscape
Posted on 09/22 at 01:57 PM

Monday, September 21, 2015

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis is presenting testimony to the Oakland City Council today that questions the wisdom of a proposal to expand the Port of Oakland’s coal-export capacity at the Oakland Army Base Redevelopment project.
Posted on 09/21 at 01:42 PM

Monday, September 14, 2015

The California State Senate is withholding pay raises that would have exceeded Pilot's current take home pay of more than $450,000 per annum.
Posted on 09/14 at 03:15 PM
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Thursday, September 10, 2015

Targeting potentially dangerous air cargo is the focus and reason behind Pre-loading Advanced Cargo Information. How can freight forwarders get prepared?
Posted on 09/10 at 07:24 AM
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Tuesday, September 08, 2015

There is more than one way to see the what metrics help to shape the impact of transportation and logistics carriers and providers on the economy.
Posted on 09/08 at 10:31 AM

Container shipping companies have had plenty of reasons to avoid inbound calls to California’s Port of Oakland and Port of Richmond this year, including labor disruptions caused by truckers and longshoremen. But the latest concern is being generated by a group of waterfront professionals who are only too eager to work…for extraordinary salaries.
Posted on 09/08 at 09:20 AM

Friday, September 04, 2015

While shippers ready themselves for the long Labor Day weekend, we’d like to remind them that new security and compliance regulations are - as always – looming ahead.
Posted on 09/04 at 08:12 AM
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