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Friday, November 19, 2010

Railroad volumes for the week ending November 13 were up year-over-year, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Carload volume at 297,269 was up 5.8 percent compared to the same week last year
Posted on 11/19 at 08:08 AM
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Thursday, November 18, 2010

UPS Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of UPS said this week it has improved transit times between U.S. cities and Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Posted on 11/18 at 02:56 PM
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Regardless of the raw data, which largely points to a slowly moving economic recovery, one thing which cannot be overstated is the better-than-good run intermodal is on these days.
Posted on 11/18 at 12:44 PM
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YRCW said the suit is without merit. Company also signals its intention to close down 31 terminals.
Posted on 11/18 at 12:20 PM
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Much of the first half of 2010 centered on inventory restocking, which led to improved freight volumes, shortages of equipment and higher rates, especially when compared to a trying 2009. Since that time, things have changed with volumes relatively flat since mid-year and the theme of ‘cautious optimism’ prevailing when it comes to the long- and short-term economic outlook. These sentiments were echoed to a large degree at the opening session of this week’s TransComp expo, hosted by the National Industrial Transportation League, the Intermodal Association of North America, and the Transportation Intermediaries Association.
Posted on 11/18 at 10:48 AM
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America’s waterborne foreign trade in September continued its rebound from last year’s lows, noted the American Association of Port Authorities yesterday
Posted on 11/18 at 09:33 AM
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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Global economic and demographic changes are transforming the growth and operational strategies of retailers and Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) manufacturers. Retailers’ new methods of attracting customers create supply chain challenges for manufacturers. Learn about strategies FMCG manufacturers can adopt to meet retailers’ needs and grow their businesses.

Calling America a “nation at risk,” Donohue said the Chamber will expand on its agenda to lead efforts to advance sound trade and energy policies, stem the rising tide of regulations, address our faltering schools, modernize our crumbling infrastructure, and reign in skyrocketing deficits.
Posted on 11/17 at 08:23 AM
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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

With four straight months of sales gains under their belts and with the holiday season fast approaching, retailers have reason for optimism as consumer spending finally shows momentum
Posted on 11/16 at 12:28 PM
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Provisions that block foreign firms from bidding on major contracts with the federal government will stifle trade, says UPS
Posted on 11/16 at 10:03 AM
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