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Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Rising Cyber Monday sales numbers continue to demonstrate the ongoing and emerging influence of e-commerce on consumer shopping habits and patterns and subsequently supply chain and logistics operations, too.
Posted on 12/01 at 10:56 AM

Diesel prices fell for the third consecutive week, with the average price per gallon down 2.4 cents to $2.421, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
Posted on 12/01 at 09:50 AM

The 2015 Pain in the (Supply) Chain survey recently conducted by UPS coincided this year with qualitative interviews of healthcare executives in North America to gain further insights into trends, challenges and opportunities having an impact on healthcare logistics.
Posted on 12/01 at 09:17 AM
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Monday, November 30, 2015

The Port of Oakland continues its effort to attract more fully-loaded inbound ocean carrier calls by investing in its infrastructure.
Posted on 11/30 at 04:48 PM
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The rule, which will take effect on January 29, 2016, adopts regulations that prohibit motor carriers, shippers, receivers, or transportation intermediaries from coercing drivers to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in violation of certain provisions of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
Posted on 11/30 at 02:47 PM

Like last month, the current state of affairs was presented in somewhat stark terms in the most recent edition of the Shippers Condition Index (SCI) recently issued by freight transportation consultancy FTR.
Posted on 11/30 at 11:06 AM
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The planned acquisition of TNT NV by FedEx moved one step closer to fruition last week, when the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) signed off on the deal in the form of getting U.S. antitrust permission to merge, according to a Reuters report.
Posted on 11/30 at 10:27 AM
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Logistics Management recently spoke with Abtin Hamidi, chief vice president and co-founder of Mountain View, Calif.-based CargoChief, a provider of transportation and logistics technology focused on providing shippers with securing over-the-road capacity and pricing, among other services.
Posted on 11/30 at 09:23 AM

Christopher L. Koch, who just retired from a 15-year tenure as president and CEO of the World Shipping Council (WSC), and continues to serve as its senior advisor, is still telling shippers to stay the course.
Posted on 11/30 at 09:10 AM
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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in October at 135.7 (2000=100) was up 1.9 percent compared to September’s 133.1, and the ATA’s not seasonally-adjusted (NSA) index, which represents the change in tonnage actually hauled by fleets before any seasonal adjustment was 139.8 in October, which was 0.9 percent ahead of September.
Posted on 11/24 at 12:52 PM

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