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Friday, March 02, 2012

If you thought that getting a new federal transportation bill in place would be an easy and fluid process, think again. Any assumptions that meaningful progress would be occurring at this point is pretty much a pipe dream.
Posted on 03/02 at 10:56 AM
BlogsTransportationInfrastructureGasoline TaxHighway Trust FundPermalink


Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Positive signs regarding the economy remain intact with today’s news from the Department of Commerce which indicated that fourth quarter GDP was up at an annual rate of 3.0 percent. This is the second estimate for the fourth quarter released by Commerce, and it represents a nice sequential gain, too, as third quarter GDP rose only 1.8 percent by comparison.
Posted on 02/29 at 11:17 AM
BlogsTruckingEconomyGDPPermalink


Monday, February 27, 2012

One day after the Academy Awards, a new kind of corporate movie makes its debut
Posted on 02/27 at 05:56 PM
BlogsGlobal TradeOcean CargoTradePermalink


Friday, February 24, 2012

LTL carriers are fully aware of the significant influx of truck brokerage players that are active in the LTL market, which is reducing margins for carriers that are “struggling for pennies.”
Posted on 02/24 at 09:32 AM
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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

The ongoing conflict between the Port of Los Angeles and the American Trucking Association may be finally drawing to a close.
Posted on 02/22 at 06:32 PM
BlogsOcean FreightTruckingOcean CargoPermalink


Tuesday, February 21, 2012

While UPS has made a bid and FedEx has yet to join the party, TNT focuses on recovering recent losses.
Posted on 02/21 at 10:31 AM
BlogsAir FreightAir CargoUPSFedExTNT NVTNTPermalink


Monday, February 20, 2012

While mainstream media reports suggest that open seas piracy has decreased, shipping experts note that the crisis is worse than ever
Posted on 02/20 at 06:44 PM
BlogsGlobal LogisticsOcean FreightOcean CargoPermalink


Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Social critics of globalization have long characterized the container shipping industry as a villainous partner in the oppression of the world’s most needy. But here’s another example that counters that perception.
Posted on 02/15 at 07:03 PM
BlogsOcean FreightGlobal TradeOcean CargoPermalink


Tuesday, February 14, 2012

In response to the December ruling from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regarding its final rule for final rule for truck drivers’ Hours-of-Service (HOS), the American Trucking Associations (ATA) said it has filed a petition with the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia asking the court to review the rule.
Posted on 02/14 at 02:33 PM
BlogsTruckingTrucking HOSHours of ServicePermalink


There was some good news and bad news coming for U.S. port authorities today. President Obama’s fiscal 2013 budget contained a bit of both.
Posted on 02/14 at 10:50 AM
BlogsOcean FreightOcean CargoTradePermalink


Monday, February 13, 2012

The Puget Sound’s ocean cargo gateways are under siege by lawmakers and influence-peddling Teamsters
Posted on 02/13 at 10:07 AM
BlogsOcean FreightOcean CargoIntermodalPermalink


Monday, February 06, 2012

A supply chain expert offered up his take on the White House's National Strategy for Supply Chain Security.
Posted on 02/06 at 01:57 AM
BlogsSupply ChainSecurityPermalink


Saturday, February 04, 2012

China experts are also telling us that other manufacturers may be expecting “quality fade” unless they build in more transparency with second- and third-tier suppliers.
Posted on 02/04 at 11:46 AM
BlogsGlobal TradeSupply ChainTradePermalink


Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Even though the unemployment rate has fallen to 8.5 percent in recent months, IHS Global Insight continues to expect much labor market slack in the coming quarters
Posted on 01/31 at 05:04 PM
BlogsManagementLogisticsLogistics ManagementPermalink


Monday, January 30, 2012

Don’t look now, but the terms “cautious optimism” and signs of improvement” remain at or near the top of the list, when people are asked to describe what is going on in terms of momentum of the economic kind.
Posted on 01/30 at 03:31 PM
BlogsLogisticsEconomyPermalink



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