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Friday, January 07, 2011

Earlier this week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said that United States Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood shared “an initial concept document” with members of Congress for a long-haul cross-border Mexican trucking program.
Posted on 01/07 at 12:51 PM
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Following November’s announcement that it would be rolling out a new service geared specifically for shippers mailing on a regional basis, entitled the Priority Mail Regional Rate Box, the United States Postal Service (USPS) said the new offering is now officially available.
Posted on 01/07 at 11:52 AM
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Freight volumes finished 2010 on a somewhat uneven growth path in December, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Information Systems Freight Index.
Posted on 01/07 at 10:15 AM
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Carload volume at 240,073 was up 5.6 percent year-over-year, and intermodal at 166,894 trailers and containers was up 11.9 percent over 2009,
Posted on 01/07 at 09:06 AM
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Four organizations have individually filed amicus briefs in support of American Trucking Association in its challenge to the Port of Los Angeles Concession Agreement regulations
Posted on 01/07 at 03:54 AM
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We have crossed the threshold of a new year, but one issue may continue to haunt shippers in 2011: the scourge of global piracy.
Posted on 01/07 at 03:49 AM
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Thursday, January 06, 2011

While I endeavor to be an optimist when it comes to the economy, it is hard for me not to scratch my head when looking at reports about what is actually happening. This line of thinking stems from perusing some items on December retail sales. When looking at these items, I needed to remind myself that the numbers for same store sales for December were all very consistent, regardless of the source.
Posted on 01/06 at 02:12 PM
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Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Jacobson Companies said this week it is expanding into Hong Kong with the launch of Jacobson Global Logistics Ltd. (JGL). Jacobson officials said this will serve as the base for which it will expand its Asia-based logistics services. JGL will provide shippers with myriad international logistics services to and from the U.S. and within Asia
Posted on 01/06 at 01:10 PM
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Following December’s announcement that it planned to acquire Total Logistic Control, a subsidiary of SUPERVALU and a provider of supply chain services for shippers in the food, beverage, and consumer packaged goods sectors, freight transportation and logistics services provider Ryder System said today the deal is now official.
Posted on 01/06 at 11:12 AM
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As has been the case in recent months demand for Class 8 trucks continues to surge. This was reflected in data released this week by ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, and freight transportation consulting firm FTR Associates.
Posted on 01/06 at 10:20 AM
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