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Tuesday, February 09, 2016

USPS pointed to ongoing growth in its Shipping and Package Group, whose primary offerings are comprised of Priority Mail, Express Mail, Parcel Select and Parcel Return services, as the key driver for the quarterly revenue gains.
Posted on 02/09 at 12:11 PM
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With a 2.3 cent decline to $2.008 per gallon, this week’s price stands as the lowest national average going back to the week of March 16, 2009, when it checked in at $2.017.
Posted on 02/09 at 10:07 AM
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Monday, February 08, 2016

A recent Wall Street Journal report stated that third-party logistics and freight transportation services provider XPO Logistics shut down seven freight terminals that were part of the Con-way Inc. less-than-truckload (LTL) network, Con-way Freight. Con-way was acquired by XPO for $3 billion last year.
Posted on 02/08 at 11:57 AM
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Many transportation/logistic organizations are applying a new wave of robotic process automation (RPA), a “no coding” approach that integrates and automates data-driven activities.
Posted on 02/08 at 11:52 AM
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Logistics Management Group News Editor recently caught up with Frank Guenzerodt, president and CEO of Dachser USA, the American arm of global 3PL Dachser, about the company's ongoing expansion efforts into the U.S.
Posted on 02/08 at 11:11 AM
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Friday, February 05, 2016

In an effort to help buyers of freight transportation and logistics services to better understand the required best practices in order to be a shipper of choice for their carrier partners, non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said this week it has rolled out a Preferred Shipper Checklist.
Posted on 02/05 at 12:13 PM
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For a new facility in Chicago, DHL Global Forwarding converted to electric lift trucks. The result? Better uptime and a cleaner environment.
Posted on 02/05 at 09:54 AM
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January carloads dropped 16.6 percent, or 192,747 annually, to 968,042, and intermodal volume was up 3.4 percent, or 34,523 units, annually at 1,039,621 containers and trailers.
Posted on 02/05 at 09:41 AM
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Thursday, February 04, 2016

While the PMA-ILWU dispute was settled last spring, a new port-related labor issue popped up on the East Coast last week, when a labor dispute on Friday, January 29 occurred when union members of the International Longshoremen Association (ILA), the largest union of maritime workers in North America, walked off the docks at the Port of New York and New Jersey, the largest East Coast port and second largest U.S. port.
Posted on 02/04 at 01:33 PM
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“Sea Strangulation" explains how the United States has become vulnerable to Chinese maritime coercion and details a challenge from China that the U.S. is ill-prepared to meet.
Posted on 02/04 at 09:59 AM
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