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Monday, June 20, 2016

With the implementation date for new container weighing requirements on July 1, Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission Mario Cordero said the time has come for ocean carriers to embrace the obvious solution to achieving compliance that Marine Terminal Operators can offer.
Posted on 06/20 at 03:58 PM
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An ongoing malaise within various freight transportation- and logistics-related subsectors shows no signs of changing, based on data in the May recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report.
Posted on 06/20 at 02:00 PM
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Buyers’ and suppliers’ insights bring manufacturing industry trends into focus.
Posted on 06/20 at 10:49 AM
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According a survey or more than 200 buyers of freight transportation and logistics services, 5.5 % of respondents noted that average fuel surcharges were more than 20% above base rates, with 11.4% noting they were 16-20% higher. And 17.9% and 24.9% of shippers said they were in the 11-15% and 6-10% ranges, respectively.
Posted on 06/20 at 10:23 AM
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Friday, June 17, 2016

Drivers for FedEx Ground Package System in 20 states will receive $240 million from FedEx to settle lawsuits that claim FedEx misclassified them as independent contractors, according to a Reuters report.
Posted on 06/17 at 11:10 AM
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The country’s infrastructure is old, unsafe, falling apart and hurting our competitiveness. That may be the one thing U.S. Presidential candidates seem to agree on.
Posted on 06/17 at 08:54 AM
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Carloads dipped 8.7 percent annually at 248,039, and intermodal containers and trailers were off 6.3 percent to 265,432.
Posted on 06/17 at 08:40 AM
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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Total April POLA volume at 770,409 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units) saw a 10.88 percent annual increase for the busiest May in the port’s history, topping May 2012, which was the previous high at 732,352 TEU. POLB volumes were up slightly, with a 0.8 percent annual increase at 640,566 TEU.
Posted on 06/16 at 10:09 AM
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Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Kevin Abbott, vice president North American Surface Transportation, Truckload at C.H.Robinson.
Posted on 06/16 at 08:50 AM
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Although they successfully fended off the first attempt by government and officials from Central States Pension Fund to impose draconian cuts in their pension benefits, Teamsters union retirees say they are not resting on their laurels. Instead, they are preparing a long-term fix to the fund’s fiscal problems.
Posted on 06/16 at 07:05 AM
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