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Posted 03/25 · 07:34 AM · LM Editorial
New market intelligence on Japan is being made available to shippers this week.
Posted 03/22 · 11:28 AM · LM Editorial
The GPA announced that it experienced 16.3 percent container volume growth in February 2011 with additional impressive gains in automobiles, machinery and wood pulp
Posted 03/22 · 06:11 AM · SCMR Editorial
As President Obama completes his trip to Brazil, Chile and El Salvador, U.S. manufacturers are urging his administration to move forward on the pending free trade agreement with Colombia.
Posted 03/21 · 12:57 PM · SCMR Editorial
California’s exporters began 2011 by posting their highest export totals ever for the month of January, according to an analysis by Beacon Economics.
Posted 03/21 · 08:02 AM · LM Editorial
No major disruptions to inbound and outbound calls are anticipated, but carriers remain on guard
Posted 03/21 · 07:26 AM · LM Editorial
As President Obama completes his trip to Brazil, Chile and El Salvador, U.S. manufacturers are urging his administration to move forward on a the pending free trade agreement with Colombia.
Posted 03/18 · 08:27 AM · LM Editorial
Japan’s supply chain continues to be disrupted by the ongoing consequences of last week’s earthquake
Posted 03/17 · 11:46 AM · LM Editorial
Net income for the quarter—at $231 million—was down 3 percent from last year’s $239 million, but quarterly revenue at $9.66 billion was up 11 percent from last year’s $8.70 billion. Operating income—at $393 million—was down 6 percent year-over-year.
Posted 03/17 · 11:43 AM · LM Editorial
Following last Friday’s earthquake and subsequent tsunami, nearly all Japanese automakers have idled production, owing to either physical damage or rolling blackouts.
Posted 03/17 · 09:55 AM · LM Editorial
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 24.3 percent in 2010 compared to 2009, increasing to $791 billion, according to data released by the United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.