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By Jeff Berman · July 19, 2013
Despite similar outlook to last year, slightly more than half of shippers expect a more active Peak Season.
By LM Staff · July 19, 2013
Carload volume—at 277,132—was down 3.1 percent annually, and intermodal was up 0.9 percent annually at 248,201 trailers and containers.
By John D. Schulz · July 18, 2013
The company was dealt an historic rebuke when the largest union contract in North America covering 235,000 full- and part-time Teamsters at UPS’s parcel division rejected 18 side agreements known as supplemental agreements. The master parcel contract was passed by a narrow 53-47 margin.
By Patrick Burnson · July 18, 2013
Emerging markets have been identified as the primary business growth area for the next century, and Gartner said that organizations with strong demand planning capabilities and segmented supply strategies are better positioned to capitalize on market opportunities, as well as to mitigate risks.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 18, 2013
A new study by Intermec on mobile technologies in logistics has a lesson for those of us inside the DC.
By Patrick Burnson · July 17, 2013
INTTRA, one of the world’s largest multi-carrier e-commerce network for ocean shipping, announced that Craft Multimodal has entered into an agreement to join the INTTRA Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) network.
By Jeff Berman · July 17, 2013
Class I railroad carrier CSX today reported second quarter net earnings of $535 million and $0.52 per share, which was up four percent annually and beat Wall Street estimates of $0.47 per share.
By Jeff Berman · July 17, 2013
The market environment for shippers remained essentially the same from April to May and is in line with previous months, according to the most recent edition of the Shipper Conditions Index (SCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR Associates.
By Jeff Berman · July 17, 2013
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider CEVA Logistics said this week it is increasing its presence in Virginia by moving to a new location later this summer, which it said is a multi-use site that will manage the logistics needs of several global brands with room to expand.
By Josh Bond · July 17, 2013
Shipments are down by 2% year over year.
By Patrick Burnson · July 17, 2013
U.S. shippers hoping to do business in Cuba in the future were dealt a serious setback yesterday when Panamanian authorities discovered that the renegade nation had been trading undeclared “missile equipment” with North Korea.
By Jeff Berman · July 16, 2013
June volumes at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) appear to be in line with the overall consensus that economic growth is moving along at a slow pace, even with some positive developments in the automotive and housing sectors.
By Patrick Burnson · July 16, 2013
Amid growing concern that U.S. exports may be lagging, comes news that inbound shipments are sluggish, too.
By John D. Schulz · July 16, 2013
Prior to leaving town for its lengthy summer recess before returning to work on Sept 5, top Congressional representatives on an important transportation committee visited a FedEx hub and a leading intermodal port to get a feel for the importance of logistics to the overall U.S. economy.
By Jeff Berman · July 16, 2013
This marks the second straight weekly increase on the heels of a six-week stretch of declining prices.

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