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By Patrick Burnson · September 5, 2013
It has been nearly three months since floodwaters devastated several communities around southern Alberta in one of the largest natural disasters to ever hit the province
By Jeff Berman · September 5, 2013
Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS said this week it plans to purchase the assets and operations of Costa Rica-based companies Union Pak de Costa Rica S.A., a small package delivery company, and SEISA Brokerage, a freight brokerage services provider.
By Patrick Burnson · September 4, 2013
Although a recent Securities and Exchange Commission ruling requires publicly traded companies must disclose the origins of conflict minerals contained in their products by May 2014, many supply chain managers may fail to meet the deadline.
By Patrick Burnson · September 4, 2013
With the triennial ICAO Global Assembly convening in Montreal later this month, the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is placing a new emphasis on its strong support for a global solution to aviation emissions.
By Jeff Berman · September 4, 2013
In a letter addressed to Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx last week, 51 Republican members of the House of Representatives expressed their concern regarding the motor carrier Hours of Service (HOS) final rule, which took effect on July 1.
By LM Staff · September 4, 2013
The average price per gallon saw a 6.8 cent gain to $3.981, lagging only the 8.2 cent gain from the week of February 11, which saw prices escalate to $4.104 per gallon.
By Jeff Berman · September 3, 2013
August manufacturing activity picked up where July left off, according to the most recent edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM).
By LM Staff · September 3, 2013
Late last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed the lower court’s decision to dismiss a complaint by less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and various subsidiaries of less-than-truckload transportation services provider YRC Worldwide, ABF said today.
By Jeff Berman · September 3, 2013
Taking a quick look at what has happened in the logistics world this year...so far.
By Mary Collins Holcomb and Karl Manrodt · September 1, 2013
The Masters of Logistics have developed strategic partnerships with carriers that enable them to keep costs low while providing innovative service to their customers—and our data show that this value-added perspective is leading to performance that is significantly better than their competitors.
By Peter Moore · September 1, 2013
In this new era of collaboration, some third-party logistics providers (3PLs) are working with enlightened shippers on a new approach rooted in recognition that better logistics management can have a direct impact on the bottom line for both parties. Here’s one example of how it’s being done.
By Bridget McCrea · September 1, 2013
Our technology correspondent shares how two logistics organizations are getting the most from their warehouse management systems (WMS) while gaining shipping efficiencies and streamlining their supply chains along the way.
By Patrick Burnson · September 1, 2013
Threatened by “emerging nation” neighbors that can provide cheaper labor and more cost-effective transportation, China is now pushing back with even more development to keep pace.
By Josh Bond · September 1, 2013
The lift truck is evolving into a platform for data collection, enabling managers to optimize the equipment, the operator, and the facility.
By Patrick Burnson · September 1, 2013
Market research confirms that the freight forwarding industry is stabilizing, with the market leaders staying on top through mergers, acquisitions, and sticking to core competences.

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