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Thursday, November 10, 2011

With several terminals closed at West Coast seaports due to Veterans Day, shippers are hoping that cargo operations will return to normal next week
Posted on 11/10 at 05:33 PM
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The bill, entitled Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), vows to reauthorize U.S. transportation programs for two years at a cost of $109 billion and reform these programs to make them more efficient.
Posted on 11/10 at 12:13 PM
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As companies look to streamline operations, improve efficiency and wring costs out of their supply chains, one of the most exciting opportunities for improvement is the inbound shipment of small parcels.

One surprising finding in the UPS-sponsored "Change in the (Supply) Chain" survey was that sustainability ranked above well-known issues such as cost and responsiveness
Posted on 11/10 at 10:09 AM
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Taking steps to enhance the joint intermodal service they launched in March 2010, entitled UMAX, Class I railroad carriers Union Pacific and CSX recently announced service enhancements for this offering.
Posted on 11/10 at 10:05 AM
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A new UPS-sponsored survey suggests that high-tech manufacturers may be the first to decrease their dependence on China for sourcing
Posted on 11/10 at 09:21 AM
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The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported on Wednesday that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) increased 0.9 percent from in September from August.
Posted on 11/10 at 07:59 AM
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Freight transportation services provider ABF said this week it has rolled out a new offering entitled Ocean LTL.
Posted on 11/10 at 04:51 AM
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Wednesday, November 09, 2011

With the growth of e-commerce, order fulfillment has been elevated to a critical business function. Companies are challenged to deliver the perfect order every time while providing a consistent brand experience from channel to channel — in store, catalog or online.

Freight transportation and logistics services provider Hub Group Inc. said this week that its Comtrak Logistics Inc. subsidiary, which offers national drayage and truckload services, has acquired certain assets of Newark, New Jersey-based intermodal drayage carrier Challenge Transportation.
Posted on 11/09 at 01:41 PM
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