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By LM Staff · May 17, 2013
Carload volume—at 280,986—was up 0.6 percent annually, and intermodal—at 248,266 trailers and containers—was up 3.9 percent.
By Jeff Berman · May 16, 2013
Service diversions for the two largest ports continue to play out in monthly statistics.
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By Charlie Tanner · May 16, 2013
You can modify your fuel surcharge in one of three ways to try to reduce total costs. Which of these common tactics can actually achieve that goal? New research provides the answer. Discover how changing fuel surcharge variables really impact your overall costs. Get a complimentary copy of the white paper.
By John D. Schulz · May 16, 2013
ABF Freight System, the nation’s sixth-largest LTL carrier, has a framework for a new five-year labor agreement with the Teamsters union. Neither side is discussing details of the deal, which still must be ratified by between 6,000 and 7,500 ABF workers.
By Jeff Berman · May 16, 2013
This legislation provides critical flood protection for communities across the country, maintains the flow of commerce, and will create up to 500,000 new jobs, according to the Senate’s Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee.
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By Charlie Tanner · May 15, 2013
Practical advice from 20 manufacturing experts. We asked manufacturers from around the world, what advice would you give peers to better manage the sales quotation process? Find out what they said.
By Jeff Berman · May 15, 2013
A balanced United States transportation market has been highlighted fairly often of late. But since 2009 business activity has continued to increase and been steady while capacity has not changed materially.
By Jeff Berman · May 15, 2013
The Transportation Worker Identification Credential program, also known as TWIC, continues to be faced with ongoing difficulties, according to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
By Patrick Burnson · May 14, 2013
Members of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) were given an overview of the innovative new developments in shared container chassis last week.
By Jeff Berman · May 14, 2013
The report noted that import growth at major U.S.-based retail container ports is expected to increase 3.3 percent annually in May, but cautioned that growth could slow down considerably by the end of the summer.
By Jeff Berman · May 14, 2013
If things are improving for shippers lately, there is a chance that it will not be lasting, according to the most recent edition of the Shipper Conditions Index (SCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR Associates.
By LM Staff · May 14, 2013
The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline snapped a ten-week stretch of declines, rising 2.1 cents to $3.866 per gallon this week, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
By Jeff Berman · May 13, 2013
While retail sales were up in April, the growth rate was less than impressive based on data released today by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
By Patrick Burnson · May 13, 2013
As the Port of Los Angeles hosted the 28th World Ports Conference of the International Association of Ports and Harbors last week, a crucial vote was being cast to determine its logistical future.
By Josh Bond · May 13, 2013
The first user conference since the JDA/RedPrairie merger sees record attendance.

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