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Tuesday, April 16, 2013
With what it describes as “an organic expansion,” FedEx Trade Networks, has announced it will ramp up its operations in Brazil and other parts of Latin America.
Posted on 04/16 at 09:47 AM
Last month, 3Gtms, a Shelton, Conn.-based provider and developer of transportation management systems (TMS) and Transite, a TMS provider, said they had officially completed a merger, with the new entity operating under the 3Gtms name.
Posted on 04/16 at 08:28 AM
Monday, April 15, 2013
U.S. import shipment volume for March, measured in twenty-foot equivalent unites (TEUs), decreased by 15% from February and by 12.5% from March of 2012.
Posted on 04/15 at 12:21 PM
The timing of the Chinese New Year appears to have crimped volumes at the Port of Los Angeles for the month of March.
Posted on 04/15 at 12:04 PM
Global logistics and express delivery services provider DHL Express said last week that it has made various enhancements and additions on many key lanes that will take effect by the end of the month.
ShipmentWatch leverages SenseAware, a FedEx shipment tracking and monitoring service in tracking customer shipments.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Coming off a better than expected month in February, retail sales were somewhat lackluster in March, according to data released today by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
Carload volume—at 280,748—was up 3.7 percent annually, and intermodal—at 231,648 trailers and containers—was up 0.2 percent.
Posted on 04/12 at 09:27 AM
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Thursday, April 11, 2013
The budget, which was released Tuesday, April 10, is calling for a total of $76.6 billion in discretionary and mandatory budget resources for the DOT, representing a 5.5 percent increase—or $4 billion—above the 2012, enacted level, according to the White House.
Posted on 04/11 at 10:05 AM
The United States Postal Services’ (USPS) desire to eliminate Saturday delivery—as part of an effort to become financially solvent—is not likely to come to fruition.
Posted on 04/11 at 08:57 AM