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Tuesday, June 09, 2015

The average price per gallon saw a 2.5 cent decline to $2.884 per gallon, following a 0.5 cent decrease last week, which followed six straight weeks of falling prices for a cumulative 16-cent drop.
Posted on 06/09 at 07:43 AM
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Monday, June 08, 2015

Late last week, the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) formally released its long-awaited Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Limits Study, which was a requirement of the current federal surface transportation bill known as Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). While the objectives of the study were ambitious, its findings did not yield anything of true significance, because of what DOT called data limitations.
Posted on 06/08 at 12:28 PM
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said last week that POLA and Cargomatic and POLA are testing Cargomatic’s mobile app to accelerate the flow of containerized cargo at the port, which POLA said is key for increasing supply chain efficiency.
Posted on 06/08 at 10:40 AM
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Friday, June 05, 2015

As West Coast ports get back to a sense of normalcy on the heels of a nine-month labor disruption that that had a major impact of port throughput and operations, the inbound supply chain, and the economy, new legislation introduced this week aims to ensure that the situation that led to that predicament does not happen again in the future.
Posted on 06/05 at 12:15 PM
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Starting with the 2017 model year, new Class 8 truck configurations will have to be outfitted with electronic stability controls (ESC) that backers and regulators say will sharply curtail truck rollovers.
Posted on 06/05 at 11:05 AM
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Thursday, June 04, 2015

May carloads-at 1,074,285-were down 9.4 percent–or 111,539 carloads–annually, and intermodal volume for the month–at 1,085,968 trailers and containers–saw a 3.8 percent–or 40,057 units–annual gain.
Posted on 06/04 at 10:28 AM
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As the Port of Houston and other Gulf cargo gateways recover from last months big storm, Hurricane specialists have identified the most vulnerable regions in the nation’s supply chain.
Posted on 06/04 at 08:38 AM
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2015 is likely to be a crucial year for corporate sustainability, as new targets for poverty reduction, sustainable development and emissions-reduction are due to be set out by world leaders this year.
Posted on 06/04 at 07:57 AM
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Wednesday, June 03, 2015

The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 55.7 in May which was 2.1 percent below April (a level of 50 or higher indicates growth) and also 1.5 percent below the 12-month average of 57.2
Posted on 06/03 at 10:50 AM
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In response to the ongoing need for highly skilled supply chain management professionals, Amber Road recently launched “The Global Trade Academy” – concentrating on trade compliance rules and regulations.
Posted on 06/03 at 09:14 AM
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