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By Jeff Berman · August 15, 2013
The United States Postal Service (USPS) this week rolled out various upgrades to its Priority Mail offering which it said have the potential to bring in more than half a billion dollars in new revenue in the next year.
By Jeff Berman · August 15, 2013
Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS announced this week that it opened up two new China-based contract logistics distribution facilities in Chengdu and Shanghai as part of its commitment to serve the growing domestic Chinese market.
By LM Staff · August 15, 2013
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) dropped 0.2 percent from May to June, following a 1.2 percent gain from April to May.
By Josh Bond · August 14, 2013
Shipments and orders up by double digits over record set in first half of 2012.
By Jeff Berman · August 14, 2013
Schneider National, the nation’s second-largest truckload carrier which traditionally has been a major player in long-haul intermodal traffic, recently announced it plans to add 200 truck drivers in Arizona and open a facility in Phoenix that will open next month.
By Patrick Burnson · August 14, 2013
When the Justice Department joined six states and the District of Columbia in a lawsuit yesterday to block the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways, shippers may have good reason to feel ambivalent.
By Jeff Berman · August 14, 2013
In a continued effort to improve service and maintain an efficient network through the Midwest, UPS Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of transportation and logistics bellwether UPS, opened up a second facility in Indianapolis, Ind. on Monday.
By LM Staff · August 14, 2013
Various media outlets are reporting that a UPS cargo plane crashed in a field while attempting to land at the Birmingham, Alabama airport around 6 a.m. ET today.
By Jeff Berman · August 14, 2013
Multimodal transportation software provider Kewill said this week that it has inked a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Four Soft, a developer and marketer of logistics solutions for logistics services providers, manufacturers, and retailers.
By LM Staff · August 14, 2013
Diesel prices are down for the second straight week, falling 1.3 cents to $3.896 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
By Jeff Berman · August 13, 2013
The monthly Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates released today is calling for import volume at United States major retail container ports to rise 1.7 percent annually in August.
By Jeff Berman · August 13, 2013
As has been the case over the last four months, retail sales have shown growth albeit not at startling rates. That was the case again for July retail sales in data released by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation today.
By Jeff Berman · August 13, 2013
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with CEVA CEO Marv Schlanger about the company’s year-to-date performance and its growth prospects, among other topics.
By Patrick Burnson · August 12, 2013
Major shippers still focus on speed-to-market and eliminating waste in the supply chain,” said Foster Finley, managing director at AlixPartners and head of its Logistics & Distribution Practice
By Jeff Berman · August 12, 2013
The four United States-based Class I railroads received good news late last week, when the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed a June 2012 decision by a U.S. District judge in the District of Columbia that maintained Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern, and CSX worked together—or colluded—on fuel surcharges assessed to shippers.

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