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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

UPS announced it has expanded its UPS Preferred LCL (less-than-container-load) Ocean Freight service to ten additional Asia-based ports, which it said provides shippers with up to 40 percent faster door-to-port United States-bound delivery for LCL shipments.
Posted on 02/22 at 02:04 PM
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Freight transportation and logistics services provider Averitt Express said today it is making further inroads into expanding its flatbed operation, which launched at the beginning of 2009, when it rolled out flatbed service in eight markets.
Posted on 02/22 at 12:46 PM
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In a continued commitment to sustainability with a primary focus on fuel efficiency and energy security, UPS announced it has bought 48 heavy tractor trucks manufactured by Kenworth that are equipped to run on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).
Posted on 02/22 at 11:31 AM
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Milan provides regional LTL services in the central and southern regions of the United States. By bringing Milan into the fold, Vitran gains 16 terminals in new markets, including Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
Posted on 02/22 at 10:34 AM
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A moderate increase in European import and export volumes is expected in 2011, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker Report published by Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted on 02/22 at 09:46 AM
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Monday, February 21, 2011

On the heels of a recently announced $329 million loss for the fiscal first quarter, the United States Postal Service (USPS) recently announced that it has received approval from the Postal Regulatory Commission for rate increases that will take effect on April 17.
Posted on 02/21 at 02:26 PM
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Legislation focused on increasing truck size and weights was reintroduced to Congress last week by Representatives Mike Michaud (D-Maine) and Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio).
Posted on 02/21 at 01:19 PM
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The next home to America’s Cup was once a vibrant ocean cargo destination too. What happened?
Posted on 02/21 at 12:06 PM
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Logistics Management magazine is partnering up with the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) and American River International, a provider of import/export management consulting services, will offer a half-day seminar on Monday, February 28, entitled “Understanding and Managing Incoterms 2010.”
Posted on 02/21 at 08:37 AM
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LM sister publication Supply Chain Management Review and Griffin Strategic Advisors are conducting a short survey on one of the most critical supply chain areas—demand management. The survey findings will be presented as part of a major article on Demand Management in the May/June 2011 issue of SCMR.
Posted on 02/21 at 08:10 AM
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