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Friday, November 16, 2012

Taking steps to bolster its cross-border service into Mexico, Chattanooga, Tennessee-based truckload and full-service freight transportation provider U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. announced two Mexico-related deals this week.
Posted on 11/16 at 09:32 AM
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Thursday, November 15, 2012

The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) increased 0.2 percent from August to September following a 0.1 percent decrease from July to August.
Posted on 11/15 at 01:12 PM
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The Department of Commerce reported that October retail sales at $411.6 billion were down 0.3 percent compared to September and up 3.8 percent annually, and the NRF reported that October retail sales were down 0.3 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis from September and up 3.9 percent on an unadjusted basis annually.
Posted on 11/15 at 12:10 PM
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Despite the disruptive weather-related events caused by Hurricane Sandy, specifically in the Northeast region of the United States import volume growth continues to grow at a relatively strong pace, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted on 11/15 at 11:34 AM
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A new cloud-based technology platform that allows shippers to more efficiently collaborate with international suppliers and better manage their inbound supply chains has been introduced by UPS.
Posted on 11/15 at 10:43 AM
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FedEx said this service will be made available for FedEx Freight Priority and FedEx Freight Economy shipments to and from the U.S. and Canada and intra-Canada, too, adding that the 10:30 A.M. Delivery has a money-back guarantee and is also available in the U.S.
Posted on 11/15 at 09:32 AM
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The National Retail Federation today urged President Obama and Congress to come up with a plan to avoid the “fiscal cliff” by Thanksgiving, saying uncertainty over the pending combination of tax hikes and spending cuts threatens consumer confidence during the holiday shopping season that begins on Black Friday
Posted on 11/14 at 04:04 PM
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Study explores risk and mitigation, talent acquisition and concept of "X-shoring."
Posted on 11/14 at 09:05 AM
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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman spoke with Transplace CEO Tom Sanderson at last month’s CSCMP Annual Conference about various industry-related topics.
Posted on 11/13 at 02:09 AM
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In its recently released report, “Intersections: Third Quarter 2012 global transportation and logistics industry mergers and acquisitions analysis,” Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) reported that even with a difficult global economy, transportation and logistics activity in the third quarter was strong.
Posted on 11/13 at 01:41 AM
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