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By Patrick Burnson · September 30, 2013
The American Farm Bureau Federation and the Port of Oakland called for much needed improvements in port infrastructure.
By Jeff Berman · September 30, 2013
The Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) recently introduced its adoption of final rules establishing disclosure requirements for transactions involving interchange agreements.
By Jeff Berman · September 30, 2013
Late last week, the United States Postal Service (USPS) rolled out proposed pricing changes that would take effect in January, if approved, and generate $2 billion in incremental annual revenue for the organization, which has been in financial dire straits.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 30, 2013
There are lessons for the materials handling industry from supply chain managers.
By Jeff Berman · September 27, 2013
FedEx said this service is now available to shippers from Banglagore, Chennai, Delhi, and Mumbai, adding that bringing these locations into the fold extends the reach of this service and offers shippers that export to the U.S. with more freight forwarding services.
By Jeff Berman · September 27, 2013
It is clear that the economy, and to a larger extent the freight economy, remain in a bit of a holding pattern.
By LM Staff · September 27, 2013
Carload volume—at 288,160—was down 1.5 percent compared to the same week a year ago, and intermodal was down 3.4 percent annually at 262,897 trailers and containers.
By LM Staff · September 25, 2013
American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a global network of freight forwarders and agents, recently announced that it is partnering with Australian e-commerce company Qannu to provide it with direct-to-consumer internet shopping service.
By LM Staff · September 25, 2013
Sixty-seven percent of surveyed Chief Procurement Officers say their departments are more focused on building collaborative relationships with suppliers than on obtaining the lowest costs, according to a new survey by Consero Group.
By LM Staff · September 25, 2013
Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco provided the stage for a new announcement: release of version 12.2 of its e-business suite.
By Jeff Berman · September 24, 2013
Building off of a strong month in trade activity in July, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, showed that trend continuing into August.
By LM Staff · September 24, 2013
Although Brazil, Russia, India and China are suffering from overheated economies, the BRIC region is still generating attractive cargo growth, said Drewry Maritime Research analysts.
By Jeff Berman · September 24, 2013
Global trade management technology provider Amber Road (formerly known as Management Dynamics) recently announced it has acquired Shanghai-based EasyCargo, a GTM solutions provider specializing in complex Chinese trade regulations.
By LM Staff · September 24, 2013
This follows a 0.7 cent decline last week and was preceded by two straight weeks at $3.981 per gallon, which represents the highest weekly price since the week of April 1, when it hit $3.993 per gallon. Prior to the matching weeks at $3.981 per gallon, diesel prices rose a cumulative 8.5 cents over the previous three weeks.

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