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Thursday, November 06, 2014

Unlike past years, the second half of the year is following the first half in that in many respects economic growth is still intact.
Posted on 11/06 at 02:06 PM
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

While the holiday season is known to bring good tidings and cheer to all, it may also come with another thing that is not so pleasant: higher rate freights. That was the thesis of a commentary written by Mark Montague, industry pricing analyst and chief market-watcher for DAT, a Portland, Ore.-based subsidiary of TransCore.
Posted on 10/29 at 01:05 PM
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Monday, October 27, 2014

Every year, some numbers within forecasts get bigger and bigger. Numbers that are no exception to that are the holiday-related forecasts issued around this time of year by industry bellwethers FedEx and UPS.
Posted on 10/27 at 11:28 AM
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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Of special interest to readers of Logistics Management will be “Americas Update,” which will look into the future of the market in the Americas and assess how firms will be able to favorably position themselves to compete and win market share.
Posted on 10/21 at 09:33 AM
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

In order to get a better perspective on how things can be better in 2014 than 2013, LM spoke with Dr. Victor Allis, CEO of Quintiq, a supply chain vendor specializing in a single optimization and planning platform. Allis provided a unique perspective of the challenges faced last year by various supply chain stakeholders, one of which was managing demand with some help from sales and operations planning (SOP) processes.
Posted on 10/14 at 03:34 PM
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Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has launched a campaign is urging Congress to meet the dredging funding commitments made in the 2014 Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA).
Posted on 10/08 at 03:53 PM
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Monday, October 06, 2014

Not only is the truck driver shortage ostensibly a problem that won’t go away, the situation appears to have become exacerbated compared to previous sentiments in recent years. Given that this dilemma is far from new, there are also more related problems, at least on the surface, when it comes to assessing just what needs to be done to remedy things.
Posted on 10/06 at 11:07 AM
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Thursday, October 02, 2014

Average carbon-dioxide emissions for global ocean container transport have declined year on year, and by nearly 8 percent between 2012 and 2013.
Posted on 10/02 at 03:53 PM
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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Mike Regan, TranzAct Technologies, Inc.’s chief of relationship development, and frequent LM blogger, received the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) 2014 Distinguished Service Award this week.
Posted on 09/25 at 08:19 AM
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Friday, September 19, 2014

While it feels somewhat hard to fathom, the stage is set for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
Posted on 09/19 at 01:42 PM
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Thursday, September 18, 2014

As e-commerce continues to take a bigger piece of the holiday package delivery pie, it stands to reason that companies need to be proactive and prepared in order to deliver premium service during the busiest time of year, which is rapidly approaching. And that is exactly what transportation giants UPS and FedEx are doing this year. How are they doing it exactly? The primary step they are taking is to up their numbers of seasonal staffers.
Posted on 09/18 at 09:50 AM
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A recent hearing of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation suggests that the U.S. Merchant Marine industry may be poised for a major comeback.
Posted on 09/18 at 08:25 AM
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The World Shipping Council (WSC) released an update to its survey and estimate of containers lost at sea.
Posted on 09/17 at 09:21 AM
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Friday, September 12, 2014

The Nicaragua Canal will be three times the length of the Panama Canal, crossing the major Lago de Nicaragua, one of the largest freshwater reservoirs in the region.
Posted on 09/12 at 03:02 PM
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Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Logistics managers should brace themselves for tougher negotiations in 2015
Posted on 09/09 at 03:00 PM
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