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Wednesday, June 02, 2010

As the months go by in 2010, the Cass Information Systems Freight Index continues to show sustained growth.
Posted on 06/02 at 09:11 AM
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According to a new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, trade flows are ramping up.
Posted on 06/02 at 07:28 AM
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U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke met late last week with representatives from key U.S. apparel importers and retailers, including J.C. Penney, VF Americas and Polo Ralph Lauren, at the Commerce Department to discuss trade benefits created by recently passed legislation designed to help U.S. companies increase their apparel sourcing from earthquake-stricken Haiti.
Posted on 06/02 at 07:20 AM
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Tuesday, June 01, 2010

As the Federal Maritime Commission ramps up its investigation of ocean carrier price-fixing, it is also keeping a vigilant watch on capacity and equipment shortages.
Posted on 06/01 at 04:02 PM
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Although the numbers are not quite as strong as the previous month, the economic recovery appears to be on solid footing, according the May manufacturing report from the Institute of Supply Management.
Posted on 06/01 at 11:53 AM
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Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 37.0 percent in March 2010 compared to March 2009, increasing to $69.9 billion, according to data released by the United States Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
Posted on 06/01 at 10:19 AM
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Last week, IBM announced that it plans to acquire AT&T subsidiary Sterling Commerce, a provider of business-to-business integration and cross-channel solutions for $1.4 billion. The transaction is expected to close later this year.
Posted on 06/01 at 09:06 AM
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Roughly four months after the Department of Transportation awarded grants to various U.S. governments, cities, and transit agencies as part of the $1.5 billion Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Discretionary Grant Program, DOT Secretary Ray LaHood has announced there is $600 million in TIGER II grants available for surface transportation projects.
Posted on 06/01 at 07:05 AM
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Is the line between the top third-party logistics providers blurring? Analysts we recently spoke with think so. Richard Armstrong, chairman of Stoughton, Wisc.-based Armstrong & Associates, noted that the industry mirrors what has occurred in the ocean carrier sector over the years.
Posted on 06/01 at 05:04 AM
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The American Trucking Associations recently reported this week that its advanced seasonally-adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was up in April for the sixth time in seven months.
Posted on 06/01 at 03:47 AM
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