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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The global trading system is experiencing “extraordinary volatility” and this is being reflected in the performance of the freight forwarding industry, said Jon Manners-Bell of Transport Intelligence (Ti), a London-based think tank.
Posted on 08/24 at 04:29 AM
NewsWarehouseAir CargoFreightOcean FreightGlobal TradeInventorySupply ChainLogisticsPermalink


Senate Joint Resolution 33 by State Senator Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Ports and Goods Movement, was passed unanimously by the California State Assembly this week
Posted on 08/24 at 04:22 AM
NewsFreightSupply ChainTransportationTradeShippingPermalink


Monday, August 23, 2010

Dry van truckload carrier USA Truck has expanded its intermodal menu, announcing it recently inked a long-term contract with Class I railroad carrier BNSF Railway to move private 53-foot domestic intermodal containers.
Posted on 08/23 at 10:13 AM
NewsContainerIntermodalBNSFIANATrailersTOFCCOFCUSA TruckPermalink


Class I railroad carrier Norfolk Southern recently announced it has eliminated what it described as a critical choke point on its Crescent Corridor initiative with a reconfigured rail junction near Front Royal, Virginia.
Posted on 08/23 at 08:54 AM
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In an effort to increase network efficiency, full-service freight transportation services provider Estes Express said it has rolled out a new three-day service to Toronto from eight terminals in Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas.
Posted on 08/23 at 07:38 AM
NewsFreightExportsImportsEstesTransit TimesEd AldermanPermalink


Sea Star Line announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Mark-It Services to equip their reefers with both Global Positioning and Radio Frequency Identifications Systems
Posted on 08/23 at 06:11 AM
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Friday, August 20, 2010

As Washington prepares for yet another revision to the truck driver hours of service rules—and lawyers on both sides hunker down for what they say is yet another inevitable court fight—the battle lines are drawn.
Posted on 08/20 at 05:14 AM
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Truck sizes and weights have largely been frozen at the federal level since 1993. Now the industry and a coalition of shipping interests are again testing the waters in Washington to see if now might be the time to take another look at that emotional and politically charged issue.
Posted on 08/20 at 04:00 AM
NewsFreightTruckingTrucksAmerican Trucking AssociationsCon-wayHerb KohlLCVSusan CollinsPermalink


Thursday, August 19, 2010

Volumes on United States railways were up year-over-year for the week ending August 14, with intermodal hitting its highest levels of the year, according to data from the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 08/19 at 12:30 PM
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While over-the-road transportation capacity remains tight, spot market freight availability continues its upward trend, according to the TransCore North American Freight Index.
Posted on 08/19 at 12:28 PM
NewsFreightTruckingTransCoreTransport Capital PartnersSpot MarketLana BattsPermalink



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