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Friday, June 05, 2015

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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Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, has officially completed its recently-announced acquisition of Command Transportation LLC, privately held truckload broker and non-asset based transportation provider.
Posted on 06/02 at 01:05 PM
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SHIFT Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier that moves freight from California, Nevada, and Arizona to the Eastern half of the United States, said this week that it is now serving 1,400 new direct points in Michigan and Ohio.
Posted on 06/02 at 10:37 AM
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Less-than-truckload (LTL) bellwether Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) said this week that it has updated its second quarter expectations for growth in LTL tons per day, and year-over-year growth in LTL revenue per hundredweight, excluding fuel surcharges.
Posted on 06/02 at 09:04 AM
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At $2.909 per gallon, the average price for this week was down half a cent, following a cumulative 16-cent gain over the previous six weeks.
Posted on 06/02 at 08:22 AM
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