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Monday, June 22, 2015

New regulatory standards proposed by the United States Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency late last week have a keen focus on reducing the carbon footprint of medium and heavy vehicles.
Posted on 06/22 at 09:33 AM
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The proposal that would allow LTL carriers to introduce 33-foot twin “pup” trailers is running into stiff opposition in the Senate – and from other segments of the trucking industry.
Posted on 06/22 at 07:00 AM
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The Alliance Award recognizes collaborative efforts and dynamic supply chain partnerships that produce meaningful outcomes, achieve quantifiable results and drive supply chain excellence.
Posted on 06/22 at 01:07 AM
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Friday, June 19, 2015

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) routinely produces a white paper on key trends and developments related to trade and investment in the world’s most dynamic marketplace. It’s most recent study is titled “Do Free Trade Agreements Matter?”
Posted on 06/19 at 03:50 PM
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A move by an autonomous board of the Nationals Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) to require binding arbitration in freight claims and billing disputes is drawing fire from a major shippers group.
Posted on 06/19 at 08:38 AM
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The trucking industry is welcoming a classic productivity tradeoff – allowing 33-foot twin “pup” trailers in exchange for toughening equipment and driver training standards. Although the moves are not directly linked, the upshot of the pending introduction of 33-foot trailers will allow LTL carriers up to 18 percent greater productivity—a boon to large LTL carriers such as FedEx Freight, UPS Freight, Con-way and a host of regional and interregional LTL operations.
Posted on 06/19 at 08:27 AM
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Thursday, June 18, 2015

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has been championing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), joins other shippers in praising the House passage of this important legislation.
Posted on 06/18 at 02:02 PM
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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Oakland handled 213,260 cargo containers last month. That was the most since it reported volume of 216,276 containers in August 2011.
Posted on 06/17 at 08:45 AM
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FedEx Corp. today reported adjusted earnings of $2.66 per diluted share for the fourth quarter ended May 31, compared to adjusted earnings of $2.54 per diluted share a year ago, thereby falling short of what many market analysts expected.
Posted on 06/17 at 08:04 AM
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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

As more companies conduct business globally, and as more customers demand a wider array of shipping and receiving options, the need for holistic, omni-modal transportation systems has become imperative. The days when manual spreadsheets, phone calls, and emails were enough to effectively manage the transportation component are long gone.
Posted on 06/16 at 11:59 AM
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