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By Peter Moore · February 1, 2014
By now you’ve surely heard a U.S. Postal Service spokesperson talk about a parcel deal that they call “If it fits, it ships” with a simple form of capacity pricing.
By Mark Pearson · February 1, 2014
In previous centuries, international trade volumes typically flowed east to west, with more goods, materials, and components journeying from emerging markets­— largely in Asia—to mature economies in Europe and North America.
By Derik Andreoli · February 1, 2014
In Lewis Carroll’s hallucinogenic novella, Through the Looking Glass, the Red Queen explains to Alice that she too can become a queen by reaching the opposite side of the playing board. But Alice, who has been running as fast as she can, finds that, despite her efforts, she remains in the same spot.
By Jeff Berman · January 31, 2014
Since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) formally rolled out its new trucking Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations, and in advance of their debut really, there has been and remains a large amount of differing opinions about why these rules were needed, if they really took into account the day-to-day travails of trucking, and, of course, the safety reasons that came with these new rules.
By LM Staff · January 31, 2014
Carloads—at 280,761—were up 5.6 percent, and intermodal—at 245,883—was up 3 percent.
By LM Staff · January 30, 2014
The United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) said today that trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 1.3 percent in November 2013 compared to November 2012 at $91.6 billion.
By Patrick Burnson · January 30, 2014
According to research published recently by CDP and Accenture, companies are increasingly recognizing climate risk in their supply chains. But investment in emissions reductions programs is going down.
By Jeff Berman · January 30, 2014
Fourth quarter revenue for transportation and parcel bellwether UPS headed up 2.8 percent annually to $14.9 billion, the Atlanta-based company reported today. Adjusted operating profit at $1.9 billion was down 7.3 percent, and earnings per share at $1.25 was off $0.7 from a year ago and missed Wall Street estimates of $1.43 per share.
By Josh Bond · January 30, 2014
Retailers expected to pursue real-time capabilities for customized, personalized and localized customer service.
By Jeff Berman · January 29, 2014
President Barack Obama again stressed the importance of the role of transportation and transportation infrastructure as a key driver of the United States economy and the nation’s global competitiveness in last night’s State of the Union address.
By Jeff Berman · January 28, 2014
Earlier this month, global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider CEVA Logistics introduced its new Mobility Suite, which it said is a strategic mobility and shared-network suite of solutions leveraging its TMS, CEVA Matrix.
By LM Staff · January 28, 2014
With a 3.1 cent increase, the average price currently stands at $3.904 per gallon, which follows a cumulative decline of 3.7 over the last two weeks.
By Jeff Berman · January 28, 2014
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Maria Haggerty, president at Dotcom Distribution, an Edison, New Jersey-based provider of fulfillment and logistics services for premium e-retailers about the many facets of e-commerce and supply chain- and logistics-related impacts they have.
By Patrick Burnson · January 27, 2014
In the coming weeks, the Port of Los Angeles will start construction on two major roadway projects that will improve the Harbor I-110 Freeway and nearby surface streets in San Pedro and Wilmington. The work, due to begin in February and extend through fall 2016, will make the Harbor Area safer and easier for cargo drayage vehicles to navigate.
By LM Staff · January 27, 2014
Seaports across the nation are confronting one similar challenge: how to develop a sustainable strategy for distributing dredged materials.

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