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By Jeff Berman · June 27, 2014
Class I railroad carrier Kansas City Southern Railroad (KCSR) said earlier this month that it recently broke ground for a new Wylie, Texas-based intermodal facility, which it expects to be completed in mid-2015.
By LM Staff · June 27, 2014
Weekly intermodal volumes set an all-time record for the second straight week at 272,553 containers and trailers for a 7.8 percent year-over-year boost. The week ending June 14 now stands as the runner-up for weekly volumes at 270,243.
By Patrick Burnson · June 26, 2014
The Agriculture Transportation Coalition’s 26th annual meeting convenes in San Francisco today, as shippers confront a whole host of new challenges.
By Jeff Berman · June 26, 2014
While shippers are actively working on contingency plans to get their freight into the United States, should there be a labor strike if negotiations between the PMA and ILWU break down, the economic impact of a port shutdown on the West Coast cannot be understated.
By Jeff Berman · June 26, 2014
Company officials said that this effort will add roughly 140,000 square-feet of building space and bring its total to more than 430,000 square-feet, with an estimated cost of $70 million.
By Jeff Berman · June 26, 2014
CEVA said it will provide inbound transportation logistics services for Ford’s Coldwater, Michigan-based Coldwater Origin Distribution Center (ODC), adding that its transportation operations will be based in various Michigan locations and provide pickup and delivery to the Coldwater ODC.
By Jeff Berman · June 25, 2014
A report cited how Henry Paulson, for U.S. Treasury Secretary, Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor of New York, and hedge-fund billionaire Tom Steyer banded together to issue a bipartisan report, entitled “Risky Business” that stresses the point that “climate change could cost the country billions of dollars over the next two decades,” and, as Paulson said in the article, “to depoliticize the climate change debate and instead focus on how it poses an economic threat to U.S. businesses.
By Jeff Berman · June 25, 2014
The company said that this new natural gas station enables heavy-duty LNG truck fueling along the transcontinental Interstate 10 highway between Los Angeles, Calif., and Houston, Texas, with other stations opened or currently under construction in an effort to support Clean Energy’s portfolio of natural gas customers in the heavy-duty trucking, refuse and ready-mix market segments.
By Josh Bond · June 25, 2014
Survey indicates optimized supply chains have 15% lower costs, less than half the inventory and more than three times shorter cash-to-cash cycles.
By Jeff Berman · June 24, 2014
MARAD officials said that “eligible projects should establish new or enhance existing Marine Highway services that reduce landside congestion and increase the use of domestic marine transportation,” adding that “proposed projects no longer have to have parallel landside routes."
By Jeff Berman · June 24, 2014
Earlier this year, Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman conducted an on stage interview with Tim Gomez, CEO of pencil manufacturer Dixon Ticonderoga at the NASSTRAC Shippers Conference and Transportation Expo in Orlando, Florida.
By Jeff Berman · June 24, 2014
After seven straight weekly declines, the average price per gallon of diesel gasoline finally went in the other direction, rising 3.7 cents to $3.919 per gallon, according to data issued by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
By Jeff Berman · June 23, 2014
A little more than a year after it established a partnership with Export to China (ETCN) Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, recently announced it has made enhancements to China-based trade data accessible through its partnership with ETCN.
By Jeff Berman · June 23, 2014
With the economy ostensibly in a state of perpetual flux, at least since 2007 anyhow, we have seen many lows and some high points along the way and in between.
By Patrick Burnson · June 23, 2014
IHS Energy experts say oil markets have turned their attention squarely to Iraq and the fast-moving attacks of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The impact on global supply chains has yet to be measured.

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