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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

ALPA said that the new contract takes effect in November and becomes amendable in 2021. And it added that the new contract is comprised of across-the-board increases for hourly pay rates and new-hire compensation, a significant signing bonus, retirement plan enhancements, and work-rule improvements, among other positive modifications.
Posted on 10/20 at 11:18 AM
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The recent freight growth push that was on display in its previous edition appears to have remained intact in the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR.
Posted on 10/20 at 08:59 AM

The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline dropped 2.5 cents to $2.531 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 10/20 at 08:25 AM
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Monday, October 19, 2015

Less-than-truckload and transit technology services provider SMC3 said it has acquired Transportation Costing Group (TCG), a provider of activity-based cost modeling software and other profitability management tools for LTL and truckload shippers.
Posted on 10/19 at 10:30 AM

While often viewed as a lower-price alternative to the “big two” of UPS and FedEx in some instances, the United States Postal Service (USPS) last week announced it plans to raise prices for some of its Shipping Services in a filing with the Postal Regulatory Commission.
Posted on 10/19 at 10:08 AM

Late last week, the United States House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee introduced a six-year, $325 billion surface transportation authorization, entitled The Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015.
Posted on 10/19 at 09:16 AM
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The Republican party’s internecine warfare over who will be the next Speaker of the House of Representatives has thrown a huge roadblock into hopes of getting financing for a sorely needed long-term multi-year highway bill.
Posted on 10/19 at 07:51 AM

Friday, October 16, 2015

At its annual conference, APICS announced that the merger with AST&L is complete and a new certification is on the way.
Posted on 10/16 at 10:39 AM

UPS announced yesterday that it has rolled out its 2016 rate increases for various service offerings.
Posted on 10/16 at 09:50 AM

Among the many concerns shared by supply chain managers, corruption remains high when it comes to doing global business.
Posted on 10/16 at 09:31 AM
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