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By Jeff Berman · January 14, 2016
Union Pacific CEO Lance Fritz said in a Reuters report this week that railroad mergers are not in the best interests of the industry, adding that UP is working behind the scenes to make sure industry M&A does not occur, as well as talking to other railroads about the potential impact of a merger.
By Jeff Berman · January 12, 2016
Various economic headwinds are standing in the way of true retail sales growth, even though the numbers show modest gains.
By Jeff Berman · January 11, 2016
Over the last several years, there has been heightened attention on the Chinese economy and for good reason, too, what with booming GDP numbers, consumer demand, and overall growth.
By Jeff Berman · January 8, 2016
2015 holiday season deliveries saw solid forward momentum and efficiency.
By Josh Bond · January 4, 2016
'Vast disconnect' between employers and educators remains a persistent obstacle.
By Patrick Burnson · January 4, 2016
Intermodalism is set to grow even faster as more business is conducted in cross-border commerce.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 28, 2015
If recent stories are any indication, transportation, sourcing, inventory management and supply chain resilience will dominate supply chain projects next year.
By Patrick Burnson · December 24, 2015
"Seafarers spend months away from their home and loved ones, often working in very dangerous conditions. It is a profession that is taken for granted by consumers all over the world, but one that is critical for our economy.”
By Jeff Berman · December 23, 2015
Newsroom Notes provides a few of the key stories, trends, and themes of 2015, a year that was far from dull in the supply chain, logistics, and freight transportation sectors.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 23, 2015
As you wind down 2015 and look towards the year to come, you may be thinking about best practices to improve your operations. Perhaps, you should think about better practices instead.
By Jeff Berman · December 21, 2015
In tennis, when each player (or pair) has three points, the score is known as “deuce.” That in a sense is the current score at the moment when it comes to the ongoing match between Class I rail carriers Canadian National and Norfolk Southern.
By Jeff Berman · December 16, 2015
While the recently announced climate deal by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is being widely recognized as significant accomplishment, it appeared odd in the sense that it did not directly address emissions reduction mandates or objectives from various transportation modes.
By Patrick Burnson · December 9, 2015
CMA CGM is looking forward to welcoming APL into Euro-centric world and intends to retain and develop the APL brand and leverage it to build its presence in the Asia Pacific.
By Jeff Berman · December 7, 2015
With President Obama last Friday formally signing the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act into the law, it formally ends what had become the interminable question among freight transportation and logistics stakeholders and other interested observers: will there ever be a new transportation bill signed into law?
By Josh Bond · December 7, 2015
Myriad factors can each significantly impact quality, length and efficiency of the charge.

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