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By Jeff Berman · July 30, 2013
The increase in diesel prices appears to be more than a trend again, with the average price per gallon rising 1.2 cents to $3.915 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
By Patrick Burnson · July 29, 2013
American Worldwide Agencies, a global network of freight forwarders and agents based in Long Beach, recently announced that it has grown exponentially since launching its service last year.
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By George Kokoris · July 29, 2013
China and the wider Asia-Pacific market present an incredible opportunity for businesses seeking to manufacture their products, source suppliers or even to begin tapping into the end markets and selling products to consumers. A strategic business shift into China should be taken with great care and consideration especially when it comes to supply chain, warehousing and distribution decisions.
By Jeff Berman · July 29, 2013
During a speech made while visiting the Jacksonville Port Authority late last week, President Barack Obama again called for increased infrastructure investment as a way to drive economic growth.
By Jeff Berman · July 29, 2013
An expert offers up advice for shippers regarding how to deal with rising diesel costs.
By Jeff Berman · July 26, 2013
Non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. (RRTS) is at it again, with the company announcing this week it has acquired all of the outstanding membership interests of Springfield, Missouri-based Marisol International LLC, a non asset-based supply chain-critical, provider of international logistics services.
By LM Staff · July 26, 2013
Carload volume—at 277,933—was down 3 percent annually, and intermodal was up 2.8 percent annually at 253,424 trailers and containers.
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By Charlie Tanner · July 26, 2013
We asked manufacturers from around the world, "What advice would you give your peers to optimize the lifespan and value of physical plant assets?" Find out what they said.
By Jeff Berman · July 25, 2013
Lead sponsor says legislation would bring the financially beleaguered United States Postal Service (USPS) “financial solvency with cost-cutting reforms and innovative new sources of revenue.”
By Patrick Burnson · July 25, 2013
The 2013 A.T. Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index, a regular measure of senior executive sentiment at the world’s largest companies, indicates that Latin America remains attractive to U.S. shippers and manufacturers.
By Jeff Berman · July 25, 2013
The fact that the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) is financially challenged comes as no surprise to anyone involved in freight transportation and supply chain circles. What’s more, now that it is on the verge of insolvency, how to address that problem appears to be gaining traction in Congress. That was a major takeaway of a hearing hosted this week by the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit entitled “How the Financial Status of the Highway Trust Fund Impacts Surface Transportation Programs.”
By Jeff Berman · July 24, 2013
The Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) last week came out with a unanimous decision regarding Rate Regulation Reforms, Ex Parte 715, which it said adopts revised rules to its railroad rate-reasonableness procedures as part of an ongoing effort to augment its rate regulation processes, specifically the ones focused on resolving smaller rail rate disputes.
By Josh Bond · July 24, 2013
National Center for Supply Chain Technology Education releases results of nationwide survey.
By Jeff Berman · July 23, 2013
The ATA reported that seasonally-adjusted (SA) truck tonnage in June was up 0.1 percent from May, and not seasonally-adjusted tonnage was down slightly.
By Jeff Berman · July 23, 2013
The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline continues to head north, with the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reporting this week that the average price headed up 3.6 cents to $3.903 per gallon.

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