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By Jeff Berman · January 15, 2014
After YRC's Teamsters shoot down management's proposal for further wage and benefits cuts, stakeholders wonder if and when customer defections could begin.
By Jeff Berman · January 7, 2014
With a new year here, it is always good to look at the big picture when it comes to figuring out the economy, which has become an annual event, not to mention an ostensible exercise in futility, too, at times.
By Jeff Berman · December 19, 2013
As the year draws down to a close, my inbox sees some e-mails with common refrains regarding what is happening “next” as in next year or “things to keep an eye on, or something along those lines.
By Jeff Berman · December 13, 2013
No matter how many ways it is sliced and diced, one thing is certain when it comes to truck driver turnover: it is a difficult situation that has been going on for years and does not truly show any meaningful signs of abating, at least for now.
By Patrick Burnson · December 9, 2013
Recent developments demonstrate that the World Trade Organization is not such a dysfunctional entity after all.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 8, 2013
Rising wages in the services industry could drive materials handling automation.
By Jeff Berman · December 4, 2013
It comes as no surprise that shale gas has the potential to play a key role in the domestic freight transportation landscape.
By Patrick Burnson · November 25, 2013
A student team fielded by the University of North Texas (UNT) won the Intermodal Association of North America’s (IANA) third annual Intermodal Challenge, earning national recognition for their university through IANA’s growing young professionals development program.
By Jeff Berman · November 22, 2013
It is hard not to write about the new motor carrier Hours-of-Service regulations that took effect on July 1 when there are so many parties that, quite simply, loathe them.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 20, 2013
Is there a role for your ERP system as machines communicate with one another? Infor says yes.
By Patrick Burnson · November 16, 2013
Houston is the tenth-largest port in the world by volume, and is playing an increasingly important role in America’s rebirth as a producer of energy-related exports
By Patrick Burnson · November 12, 2013
Direct physical losses from disasters are not only following a steady upward path, but are also rising more rapidly than regional GDP
By Patrick Burnson · November 11, 2013
The U.S. military lost little time in responding to Typhoon Haiyan with humanitarian relief. But not all the associated challenges are related to logistics.
By Russell Fleischer, CEO, HighJump Software · November 11, 2013
More companies than ever are looking beyond their shores for growth. Here are three strategies from a CEO to take your business global.
By Jeff Berman · November 7, 2013
The United States Department of Commerce said this week that the advance estimate for third quarter GDP is 2.8 percent, up from 2.5 percent in the second quarter. Some estimates pegged the GDP number to come in roughly 0.5 percent less than it would have, had there not been a shutdown. On the surface, it is fair to assume that number is not terrible, given the many head fakes thrown at consumers in this new and apparently permanent era of government dysfunction.

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