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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Direct physical losses from disasters are not only following a steady upward path, but are also rising more rapidly than regional GDP
Posted on 11/12 at 09:20 AM
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Monday, November 11, 2013

The U.S. military lost little time in responding to Typhoon Haiyan with humanitarian relief. But not all the associated challenges are related to logistics.
Posted on 11/11 at 12:32 PM
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Thursday, November 07, 2013

The United States Department of Commerce said this week that the advance estimate for third quarter GDP is 2.8 percent, up from 2.5 percent in the second quarter. Some estimates pegged the GDP number to come in roughly 0.5 percent less than it would have, had there not been a shutdown. On the surface, it is fair to assume that number is not terrible, given the many head fakes thrown at consumers in this new and apparently permanent era of government dysfunction.
Posted on 11/07 at 11:37 AM
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Monday, November 04, 2013

There has been no shortage of feedback from shippers and carriers regarding the new changes to the motor carrier hours-of-service regulations that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued in July.
Posted on 11/04 at 11:00 AM
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Friday, November 01, 2013

The recent progress made in transport infrastructure legislation speaks volumes about the cooperation of logistics and supply chain community stakeholders. They, too, seem to reading from the same sheet of music on this issue.
Posted on 11/01 at 03:19 PM
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Monday, October 28, 2013

Things are nowhere near perfect when it comes to solutions for transportation funding and how to make things better. But even with the angst and the related risks in today’s political sphere, it is clear that some baby steps toward some type of progress are actually happening, albeit at a very slow pace.
Posted on 10/28 at 10:31 AM
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Friday, October 25, 2013

Now shippers can obtain additional perspective with The 21st edition of the leading third-party logistics providers guide, "Who’s Who in Logistics"
Posted on 10/25 at 04:09 PM
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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Next week, the LM editorial staff will be pushing off to Denver for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference.
Posted on 10/17 at 09:00 AM
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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum leaders met in Bali, Indonesia this month to build upon the progress made so far by the World Trade Organization to reduce tariffs in the region’s least developed countries. The promising theme was “Resiliant Asia-Pacific, Engine for Global Growth.”
Posted on 10/17 at 08:46 AM
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Monday, October 14, 2013

As the Caribbean Basin gains more attention as a logistical hub, Florida’s ports will become key business partners.
Posted on 10/14 at 01:07 PM
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Friday, October 11, 2013

Against the backdrop of sluggish GDP growth and improving manufacturing numbers, up and down employment, and many other numbers furnished by the federal government which are largely unavailable now, due to the federal government shutdown, the economic waters remain as murky as ever.
Posted on 10/11 at 01:43 PM
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Thursday, October 10, 2013

As of this morning, @LogisticsMgmtMag has 14,814 followers and has posted 3,996 Tweets. Not too shabby considering that when we started doing this we were very unclear on how we would use Twitter and how we would grow it.
Posted on 10/10 at 08:47 AM
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Tuesday, October 08, 2013

While the National Retail Federation (NRF) reports that imports have not been curtailed by the federal government shutdown, the story for U.S. exporters appears to be another matter
Posted on 10/08 at 04:09 PM
BlogsGlobal LogisticsLogisticsTradePermalink


Monday, October 07, 2013

Both major Southern California ocean cargo gateways are now searching for new executive directors.
Posted on 10/07 at 08:26 AM
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Friday, October 04, 2013

In keeping with emerging market forecasts posted here by leading trade analysts, port authorities estimate that 30,000 Ford vehicles will be exported through Portland to China for the first time.
Posted on 10/04 at 08:04 AM
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