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By Jeff Berman · July 9, 2014
A letter from the NRF and nearly 70 other supply chain stakeholders to PMA and ILWU leadership is calling for a new labor agreement to keep a tenuous situation from becoming untenable.
By Jeff Berman · July 9, 2014
To be sure the ongoing truck driver shortage is crimping overall freight transportation production, and based on data issued by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) that situation is unlikely to change in a meaningful way anytime soon.
By Jeff Berman · July 9, 2014
As negotiations between the PMA and ILWU continues, Port Tracker stated that July volumes could top 1.5 million containers, which would represent the single highest monthly volume in five years.
By Patrick Burnson · July 8, 2014
A sharp spike in air cargo demand has been evident ever since the ILWU and PMA began negotiating a new contract several months ago.
By Jeff Berman · July 8, 2014
DHL Global Forwarding, a subsidiary of global express delivery and logistics service provider DHL recently announced the addition of 13 new locations to its global Thermonet network of Certified Life Science Stations in the Americas.
By LM Staff · July 8, 2014
Following two weeks of increases during which it saw a cumulative 3.8 cent increase, the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this week that the average price per gallon of diesel dropped 0.7 cents to $3.913 per gallon.
By Jeff Berman · July 8, 2014
In a move geared toward expanding its global forwarding services and provide shippers with more options, UPS recently announced that it has added a Full Container Load (FCL) rail offering to its China-to-Europe services portfolio.
By Patrick Burnson · July 8, 2014
Pacific Northwest trucker's action creates new layer of complexity
By Patrick Burnson · July 7, 2014
Terminal operations and normal cargo activity were minimally disturbed said spokesmen for both ports.
By Patrick Burnson · July 7, 2014
Hamburg Sud and Evergreen finished closely behind in the AgTC voting, and were also recognized for their superior performance. Congratulations to all three.
By Jeff Berman · July 7, 2014
June freight shipments—at 1.201—were up 6.0 percent annually and were 2.4 percent higher than May en route to its highest level since November 2007.
By Jeff Berman · July 7, 2014
The report is calling for total imports to Europe to be up 5.1 percent, loaded incoming volumes to be up 4.3 percent, with loaded outgoing volumes expected to see a 4.8 percent boost.
By Jeff Berman · July 7, 2014
United States Class I carloads were up 43,310 carloads–or 3.6 percent annually–at 1,177,655 in June, and intermodal containers and trailers were up 67,967 units–or 6.7 percent–compared to June 2013 at 1,077,385.
By Jeff Berman · July 3, 2014
Non-manufacturing activity continued to remain on a growth track for the month of June, according to the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), which was released today.
By Jeff Berman · July 2, 2014
A Reuters report released today stated that transportation and logistics titan UPS intends to invest $1 billion into its European operations on the next three-to-five years, primarily with an emphasis on expanding its logistics centers.

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