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Monday, January 25, 2016

The controversy over reshoring has flared up again thanks largely to some research published by the managing consulting firm A. T. Kearney in December 2015.
Posted on 01/25 at 09:44 AM
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National Retail Federation is leading a coalition of more than 100 groups in sending specific recommendations to the Department of Transportation

Friday, January 22, 2016

One of the chief reasons the Port of Oakland remains so bullish on its future cargo operations is the fact that it is located in the epicenter of innovation, noted the port’s executive Director Chris Lytle yesterday.
Posted on 01/22 at 10:37 AM
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The sale of Long Beach Calif.-based non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider UTi Worldwide to Denmark-based global 3PL DSV for $1.35 billion and $7.10 per share is now official, UTi and DSV officials said today. This follows an October announcement from UTi in which it said it had entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by DSV.
Posted on 01/22 at 09:04 AM
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Carloads for the week ending January 16 were off 16.6 percent annually at 242,670, and intermodal containers and trailers were up 1.1 percent annually at 263,763.
Posted on 01/22 at 08:41 AM

Thursday, January 21, 2016

In testimony before the United States Senate Commerce Committee on his nomination to become administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration yesterday, Scott Darling, acting administrator and chief counsel Scott Darling addressed next steps for CSA, also known as Compliance, Safety, and Accountability program.
Posted on 01/21 at 01:05 PM

Despite the many peaks and valleys freight flows saw in 2015, one mode that collectively saw more of the former was intermodal. That was especially clear in December and full-year 2015 volumes from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA).
Posted on 01/21 at 12:06 PM

This white paper's objective is to help industry professionals understand what is meant by the Internet of Things (IoT), identify ways it is transforming supply chain operations and provide pointers as to how it could help their organization.
Posted on 01/21 at 11:01 AM
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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Full-year 2015 shipments––at 10,844,363––were up 0.14 percent annually which Panjiva said was much lower than previous years, when U.S. imports showed strong annual growth at a time when the economy was still recovering from a shipment drop that was intact throughout 2008.
Posted on 01/20 at 11:25 AM

The latest chapter of Canadian Pacific’s unsolicited efforts to acquire Norfolk Southern was rolled out earlier this week, with CP writing a letter to the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) in which it asked DOJ to review recent actions by various U.S. railroads that publicly said they are collaborating to block “significant mergers in the railroad industry.”
Posted on 01/20 at 10:30 AM

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