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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

With Peak Season, or at least the semblance of it underway, August volumes at the nation’s two largest ports—the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB)—were mixed in August.
Posted on 09/18 at 06:28 AM
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Monday, September 17, 2012

The Calgary-based carrier said this week that it has introduced new intermodal services, which offer faster transit times that connect Vancouver to Toronto or Chicago.
Posted on 09/17 at 10:07 AM
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The American Society of Civil Engineers unveiled a new economic study late last week which makes a compelling argument for seaport investment.
Posted on 09/17 at 09:28 AM

Transportation stakeholders lament the absence of transportation policy in Presidential candidates' policy agendas.
Posted on 09/17 at 09:01 AM
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ABF Freight System going to negotiate its next agreement with the Teamsters union separately on behalf of its 7,000 unionized workers. Hundreds of thousands of ABF shippers should be watching closely as it will affect rates they pay for truck services.
Posted on 09/17 at 08:17 AM
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Friday, September 14, 2012

Following the launch of the Department of Transportation’s Freight Policy Council in August, DOT Secretary Ray LaHood wrote in his blog, entitled “Fast Lane,” this week that DOT is “kicking off the new council's work by listening to the people who know freight—the states, the freight and logistics industry, businesses, consumers, and other stakeholders.”
Posted on 09/14 at 01:05 PM

August retail sales showed growth at a time when consumers are still being cautious with discretionary spending, according to data from the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation.
Posted on 09/14 at 11:09 AM
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In a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, a trio of United States Senators made their case for transportation programs to not be cut in a six-month continuing resolution for fiscal year 2013 funding.
Posted on 09/14 at 09:30 AM

Carload volume—at 272,301—was down 2.3 percent annually , and intermodal volumes—at 214,517 trailers and containers—were up 3.1 percent.
Posted on 09/14 at 06:37 AM
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Thursday, September 13, 2012

On an annual basis, July shipments are up 1.9 percent over July 2011 and 12.9 percent higher than July 2011.
Posted on 09/13 at 01:00 PM

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