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By Jeff Berman · March 20, 2014
Seasonally-adjusted (SA) truck tonnage in February rose 2.8 percent, following a 4.5 percent decline in January. Compared to a year ago, the February SA was up 3.6 percent and on a year-to-date basis SA tonnage is up 2.3 percent.
By Jeff Berman · March 20, 2014
Menlo Worldwide Logistics LLC, a third-party logistics (3PL) subsidiary of freight transportation services provider Con-way Inc., recently introduced a freight brokerage service in Europe, which is located in Amsterdam at its European headquarters.
By Jeff Berman · March 20, 2014
Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, acquired Jacksonville, Fla.-based Comcar Logistics, a non-asset based truckload brokerage.
By Sarah · March 19, 2014
Growth will continue in the materials handling industry in 2014 and 2015, announced MHI, the sponsor of Modex, in the group’s annual State of the Industry press conference on Tuesday.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 19, 2014
Software, software, software: That's the theme at this year's show.
By LM Staff · March 18, 2014
The shorter, more direct route to meeting customer demands is prevailing in global logistics, said the two executives featured in Monday morning’s keynote, “Shipping Trends for Global Supply Chains.”
By Bob Trebilcock · March 18, 2014
One day down, three more to go. Yep, the first day of the Modex material handling and supply chain show is in the bag.
By Patrick Burnson · March 18, 2014
BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG), the global business-to-business initiative made up of leading ocean cargo carriers and shippers, has announced some promising developments in the “greening” of our commercial fleets.
By Bridget McCrea · March 17, 2014
With more than 800 exhibits, 150 show floor seminars, and 10 co-located education partners, Modex 2014 will showcase the “best of the best” in supply chain, transportation and logistics information and technology.
By Jeff Berman · March 16, 2014
UPS Freight, the less-than-truckload subsidiary of UPS, recently announced it will implement a 4.4 percent general rate increase (GRI) that will take effect on March 31.
By Jeff Berman · March 16, 2014
While there was a bit of a decrease, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) reported today that the turnover rate at large truckload carriers for the fourth quarter of 2013 came in at 91 percent.
By Jeff Berman · March 16, 2014
Non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems (RRTS) said late last week it acquired all of the outstanding stock of Los Angeles-based Unitrans International, a non-asset based provider of international logistics solutions.
By John D. Schulz · March 14, 2014
Large trucking companies and shippers are welcoming a government proposal to require electronic logging devices in heavy trucks as a way to bolster trucking safety.
By Jeff Berman · March 14, 2014
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) said that U.S. freight railroads estimate they will dole out about $26 billion to build, maintain, and upgrade their nationwide rail network.
By LM Staff · March 14, 2014
Carloads—at 274,480—were down 1 percent annually, and intermodal was up 3.7 percent compared to the same week last year at 244,015 containers and trailers

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