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Monday, February 11, 2013

Citing a tentative labor contract deal recently reached at East Coast and Gulf Coast ports and uncertainty regarding West Coast ports labor negotiations, the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates is calling for February import cargo volume at major United States-based retail container ports to increase 8.5 percent annually.
Posted on 02/11 at 11:45 AM
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The Long Beach Press Telegram reported late last week that clerical workers at both ports rejected a contract proposal that ended the strike in early December.
Posted on 02/11 at 11:44 AM
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Friday, February 08, 2013

IANA said that 2012 was a record year for intermodal container movements at roughly 13,108,672 million, which topped 2011 by 5.9 percent and the previous high in 2007 by 9.8 percent.
Posted on 02/08 at 11:43 AM
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Oracle announced the results of its “Global Insights on Succeeding in the Customer Experience Era” report.
Posted on 02/08 at 11:42 AM
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This morning’s fourth quarter and 2012 year-end earnings release from less-than-truckload transportation services provider YRC Worldwide brought something the company has not seen in six years: a positive annual operating income.
Posted on 02/08 at 11:42 AM
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Shippers concerned that they will have fewer express transport options once the United States Postal Service (USPS) ceases Saturday deliveries have nothing to fear
Posted on 02/08 at 11:41 AM
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Two new products to help shippers develop scalable product lifecycle management (PLM) were introduced at the Oracle Value Chain Summit 2013 in San Francisco this week.
Posted on 02/08 at 11:40 AM
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January carloads—at 1,339,604—were down 6.3 percent annually. Intermodal—at 1,168,630 trailers and containers—was up 5.3 percent compared to January 2012.
Posted on 02/08 at 11:39 AM
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Thursday, February 07, 2013

Net income of $11.8 million—or $0.21 per share—for the fourth quarter was down roughly 50 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2011 at $23.0 million and $0.41 per share.
Posted on 02/07 at 11:38 AM
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Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS continues to make inroads in its healthcare logistics portfolio, with this week’s announcement that it is expanding its global healthcare distribution network in five North American markets, including: Burlington, Ontario, Louisville, Ky., Mira Loma, Calif., Atlanta, Ga., and Reno, Nev.
Posted on 02/07 at 11:37 AM
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