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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

UPS Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of UPS said this week it has improved transit times from Vancouver, British Columbia to 181 United States cities in the Midwest and Northeast.
Posted on 06/14 at 10:44 AM
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As mounting evidence indicates that slow economic growth is prevalent, retail sales numbers released today were essentially flat in May compared to April and were up on an annual basis, according to data from the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).

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Posted on 06/14 at 09:35 AM
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Posted on 06/14 at 09:30 AM
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While the International Air Transport Association further downgraded its 2011 airline industry profit forecast to $4 billion, Asia-Pacific carriers are expected to earn $2.1 billion—the most profitable of all regions.
Posted on 06/14 at 08:56 AM
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Diesel prices fell for the fifth consecutive week and the sixth time in the last seven weeks, decreasing 0.8 cents to $3.94 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 06/14 at 08:27 AM
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UPS said it will be rolling out a new reverse logistics service geared towards high-end products for shippers in the high-tech, healthcare, and retail sectors in the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, and Puerto Rico, effective this October.
Posted on 06/14 at 05:35 AM
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Monday, June 13, 2011

As she prepares her 22nd annual “State of Logistics” report, supply chain expert, Rosalyn Wilson, provided an exclusive forecast for the third-party logistics sector with Supply Chain Management Review -- LM's sister publication.
Posted on 06/13 at 03:46 PM
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Panjiva’s new quarterly report, entitled the Quarterly Trendspotting Report, takes a detailed look at the macro trends that impacted global trade during the first quarter of 2011. One of its main objectives is to assist sourcing executives determine which geographies are “trending hot” for products they are looking for on a worldwide basis and what the current trends are on an annual basis.
Posted on 06/13 at 11:09 AM
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Freight transportation and logistics services provider Hub Group Inc. said today that earlier this month its Comtrak Logistics Inc. subsidiary, which offers national drayage and truckload services, acquired Domestic Transport Inc., a Pacific, Washington-based provider of intermodal drayage services.
Posted on 06/13 at 08:55 AM
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