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By Jeff Berman · June 12, 2014
Earlier this week, Westampton, New Jersey-based New Century Transportation, a provider of trucking and warehousing services shuttered operations, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation.
By Jeff Berman · June 12, 2014
Commerce reported that May retail sales at $437.6 billion were up 0.3 percent over April and up 4.3 percent compared to May 2013, and total retail sales from March through May are up 4.3 percent annually.
By Jeff Berman · June 12, 2014
As summer is officially here, with it comes a clean slate of (hopefully) good weather and fun stuff to do, with a little work mixed in, of course. That said, I thought it also seemed like a good time to re-post LM’s PR refresher, which is basically a handy (and mostly friendly) primer for PR professionals looking to foster good relationships with editors.
By LM Staff · June 12, 2014
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) increased 0.4 percent from March to April (the most recent month for which data is available).
By Patrick Burnson · June 11, 2014
“We live in a volatile world and whether that’s because of what nature wrought or the human element, every nation is prone to some form of risk,” said Margareta Wahlström, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Disaster Risk Reduction.
By Patrick Burnson · June 11, 2014
Online shoppers want retailers to make it easier to purchase their goods and services
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By Charlie Tanner · June 10, 2014
Businesses that pay import duties on goods that are subsequently exported or destroyed may be eligible for a refund of up to 99 percent of those import duties, through U.S. Customs and Border Protection's duty drawback program. Businesses that take advantage this program can import costs and increase competitiveness.
By Jeff Berman · June 10, 2014
After a long overdue wait, the United States has new water resources legislation, with President Barack Obama officially signing off on H.R. 3080: The Water Resources Reform & Development Act of 2014.
By Patrick Burnson · June 10, 2014
A new report by Capgemini Consulting reveals industry views about the rapidly evolving retail landscape, including business challenges and opportunities. The report is titled "Are You Ready? How to Create an Always-On, Always-Open Shopping Experience."
By Jeff Berman · June 10, 2014
Strong industry fundamentals for the trucking sector appear to be intact, based on the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) recently issued by freight transportation consultancy FTR.
By LM Staff · June 10, 2014
The average price per gallon of diesel dropped 2.6 cents to $3.892 per gallon, which is the steepest weekly decline in more than a year, since it fell 3.6 cents to $3.851 per gallon the week of April 29, 2013.
By Patrick Burnson · June 9, 2014
Actions taken by two of DHS’ component agencies, the U.S. Coast Guard and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as well as other federal agencies, to address cybersecurity in the maritime port environment have been limited.
By Patrick Burnson · June 9, 2014
Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) may be staging a comeback, as companies seek new ways of mitigating risk and controlling costs.
By Jeff Berman · June 9, 2014
With the June 30 deadline for contract talks for West Coast dockworkers between the between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) approaching, import activity at United States-based retail container ports is expected to see earlier than usual gains for this time of year, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report.
By LM Staff · June 6, 2014
Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS announced a change at the top today, with Chief Operating Officer David Abney named as the company’s new CEO and member of the company’s Board of Directors.

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