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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

During this webcast our panelist offer logistics and supply chain professionals a “reality check” when it comes to our current state of understanding, adoption, and utilization of the technological tools that are available to improve our operations.
Posted on 05/04 at 12:23 PM
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The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 55.7 in April (a level of 50 or higher indicates growth), which was up 1.2 percent compared to March, with economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector growing for the 75th consecutive month.
Posted on 05/04 at 12:03 PM
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Total gross first quarter revenue for XPO was up 404.4 percent annually to $3.5 billion, with net revenue up 510.5 percent to $1.6 billion. While gross and net revenue were up, the company reported a net loss of $23.2 million, or $0.21 per diluted share and an adjusted net loss attributable to common shareholders of $9.3 million or $0.08 per share.
Posted on 05/04 at 10:49 AM
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Regardless of capacity, pricing, or the economy, trucking industry regulations are never far from the freight transportation limelight. That is especially evident when it comes to the federally mandated hours-of-service (HOS) regulations. As usual, the current state of HOS remains somewhat fluid. And the reason for that has to do with legislation coming from the Senate Transportation Appropriations legislation that is currently being considered by the Senate.
Posted on 05/04 at 08:25 AM
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At last week’s NASSTRAC Conference in Orlando, Fla., LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman caught up with Jack Holmes, president of UPS Freight, the less-than-truckload subsidiary of UPS. On June 30, Holmes will retire from UPS after a 37-year career with Big Brown that saw him rise from the overnight docks in Philadelphia to the executive suite in Richmond, Va.
Posted on 05/04 at 08:17 AM
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Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Having introduced into the California State Senate a new bill designed to give an exemption from sales and use tax for port terminal operators purchasing zero or “near zero-emission” equipment, Lara is trying to advance two agendas.
Posted on 05/03 at 10:04 AM
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The notions of “green shoots” or “cautious optimism” in gauging the current state of the economy does not specifically exhibit what is really happening, when assessing how things are actually going, it seems. That was made clear by Bob Costello, chief economist at the American Trucking Associations, at last week’s NASSTRAC (National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council) Shippers Conference and Transportation Expo in Orlando, Fla. last week.
Posted on 05/03 at 09:37 AM
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With a 6.8 cent gain to $2.266 per gallon, this week’s average diesel price is at its highest level since the week of December 28, when it was at $2.237 per gallon.
Posted on 05/03 at 07:58 AM
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Monday, May 02, 2016

Manufacturing activity in April remained on the right side of growth for the second straight month, following six months of contraction, according to the April edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
Posted on 05/02 at 11:54 AM
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Some 22 centuries after the original Silk Road smoothed the path of Chinese silk merchants to Europe, a new effort is beginning to build a new 21st century highway between Europe and the burgeoning economy of China, now the world’s fastest-growing market.
Posted on 05/02 at 08:46 AM
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