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By Jeff Berman · April 15, 2013
ShipmentWatch leverages SenseAware, a FedEx shipment tracking and monitoring service in tracking customer shipments.
By Jeff Berman · April 12, 2013
A recently released study from the National Shippers Strategic Council (NASSTRAC), entitled “Freight Transportation 2013,” revealed many interesting takeaways on various links of today’s supply chain operations and performance.
By Jeff Berman · April 12, 2013
Coming off a better than expected month in February, retail sales were somewhat lackluster in March, according to data released today by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
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By Charlie Tanner · April 12, 2013
A major Canadian supplier of construction materials prevented layoffs and grew their business in a down economy by building up impressive gains in productivity, accuracy, and order fulfillment. This leading supplier of building materials achieved a 99.6% order-fulfillment rate. How'd they get the lift?
By LM Staff · April 12, 2013
Carload volume—at 280,748—was up 3.7 percent annually, and intermodal—at 231,648 trailers and containers—was up 0.2 percent.
By Mike Regan · April 11, 2013
As the Chairman of NASSTRAC’s Advocacy Committee, in concerns me when a shipper asks the following: “Why should I get informed, engaged and involved in what is happening in the transportation industry?”
By Jeff Berman · April 11, 2013
The budget, which was released Tuesday, April 10, is calling for a total of $76.6 billion in discretionary and mandatory budget resources for the DOT, representing a 5.5 percent increase—or $4 billion—above the 2012, enacted level, according to the White House.
By Jeff Berman · April 11, 2013
The United States Postal Services’ (USPS) desire to eliminate Saturday delivery—as part of an effort to become financially solvent—is not likely to come to fruition.
By LM Staff · April 10, 2013
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) rose 1.2 percent from January to February, matching the gain from December to January.
By Jeff Berman · April 10, 2013
Now that the impact of federal budget sequestration on the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is on hold, the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates is calling for gains in April United States-bound import cargo levels.
By Jeff Berman · April 10, 2013
ILA membership signs off on six-year Master Contract with USMX.
By Josh Bond · April 9, 2013
IARW president and vice president of Global Cold Chain Alliance comments on the rankings.
By John D. Schulz · April 9, 2013
On the eve of President Barack Obama’s FY 2014 budget release, freight interests in the Nation’s Capital on Tuesday were telling policy leaders that it’s never too early to be thinking about the next multi-year highway bill—and, more importantly, how to pay for it.
By Jeff Berman · April 9, 2013
The current price—at $3.977 per gallon—is down 1.6 cents compared to last week.
By Jeff Berman · April 8, 2013
Chicago-based buytruckload.com, a Web-based truckload brokerage in Chicago, said today it has officially expanded its offerings to shippers.

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