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Wednesday, July 06, 2011

U.S. West Coast seaports honored Independence Day by shutting down operations on Monday, July 4. As well they should. It may come as a surprise to many, that the ports were closed on July 5th as well.
Posted on 07/06 at 12:29 PM
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ABF received a dose of good news earlier today, when the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth District changed course on a previous dismissal made by a lower court regarding ABF’s lawsuit against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, YRC, Inc., Trucking Management, Inc. and other related entities.
Posted on 07/06 at 12:20 PM
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Following the lead of UPS Freight, ABF Freight System announced today it will raise its rates by roughly 6.9 percent, effective July 25.
Posted on 07/06 at 11:25 AM
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With the economic recovery stalled out to a large degree, the latest results of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business were not entirely surprising.
Posted on 07/06 at 10:26 AM
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Prices dipped 3.8 cents to $3.85 per gallon, following a 6.2 cent decline last week, which represented the steepest weekly decline since falling 6.4 cents the week of May 23.
Posted on 07/06 at 08:28 AM
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Container shipping carrier APL recently said it has made a land purchase in Joliet, Illinois to develop an intermodal container terminal. APL officials said the company purchased 43 acres of space from CenterPoint Properties within the CenterPoint Intermodal Center, the largest inland port in the United States.
Posted on 07/06 at 07:44 AM
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Tuesday, July 05, 2011

This round of funding follows the original $1.5 billion TIGER program, which was part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Crowley Maritime Corporation, a provider of ocean cargo transportation services, recently announced it has acquired the business and assets of Puerto Rico Freight Systems (PRFS), a provider of freight consolidation and less-than-container load (LCL) transportation services in the Caribbean.
Posted on 07/05 at 10:10 AM
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LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman conducted an on-stage interview with Leo Suggs, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Greatwide Logistics at the eyefortransport 3PL Summit. The theme of this year’s interview was “Gauging the Impact of Driver Shortages and Changed Carrier Relationships.”
Posted on 07/05 at 09:24 AM
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Friday, July 01, 2011

The cost of the U.S. business logistics system jumped up 10.4 percent in 2010, making up more than half of the preceding year’s decline. But don’t expect gains like this to continue as the economy begins to slow and all four transportation modes scramble to make adjustments during this period of unprecedented volatility.
Posted on 07/01 at 09:33 PM
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