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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Compared to November, spot market freight volume was up 3.0 percent, according to the DAT North American Freight Index.
Posted on 01/22 at 12:07 PM
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A global logistics hub envisioned for Oakland's decommissioned army base takes a big step forward beginning today. The Port of Oakland and Union Pacific Railroad start construction to link the site with UP’s main line.
Posted on 01/21 at 01:28 PM
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We asked a group of e-commerce experts including consultants, clients and analysts what the 10 Smart Practices are for improving and growing an eCommerce business. Download our 10 step checklist to see how to grow and improve your eCommerce business.
Posted on 01/21 at 11:16 AM
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The technology is here. But, what does it take to convince the early adopters? A mobile robot pick pieces at RDC Read What's Related The robots are coming – Part I The robots are coming, Part II Robotic piece picking takes another step forward ... RMT Robotics announces new ADAM sales agent agreement in Italy
Posted on 01/21 at 09:08 AM
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was unchanged in December, following a jump of 3.5% during the previous month. In December, the index equaled 136.8 (2000=100), which tied November as the all-time high.
Posted on 01/20 at 08:27 PM
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Shippers negotiating with carriers over 2015 freight rates ought not be swayed by the dramatic lowering of diesel fuel costs into believing their carriers’ overall cost of doing business are lessening. In fact, they are rising.
Posted on 01/20 at 09:24 AM
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Monday, January 19, 2015

Container volumes at the Port of Los Angeles increased 6 percent in 2014 over the previous year, with total volumes reaching 8,340,065 Twenty-Foot-Equivalent Units (TEU). It was the third busiest year in the Port’s history, just behind 8.4 million TEUs in 2007 and 8.5 million TEUs in 2006.
Posted on 01/19 at 10:09 AM
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The latest data shows that the aggregate on-time performance for the Asia-Europe, trans-Pacific and trans-Atlantic trades dropped to 58 percent in December, down from 62 percent in November and 64 percent in October, according to Drewry Supply Chain Advisors.
Posted on 01/19 at 09:45 AM
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Congress should put aside its philosophical differences and make a long-deferred investment in transportation infrastructure through a “dime or two” per-gallon increase in the federal fuel tax, which should be made more politically palatable by more accurately referring to it as a “user fee” rather than a tax.
Posted on 01/19 at 09:09 AM
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Friday, January 16, 2015

A letter sent to PMA Chairman and CEO James McKenna and ILWU President Robert McEllrath by a group comprised of 174 organizations representing manufacturers, farmers and agribusinesses, wholesalers, retailers, importers, exporters, distributors, and transportation and logistics service providers called for the parties to come to a “resolution of the issues that is satisfactory for all concerned.” The letter expressed disappointment in regards to the lack of progress between the parties since their contract expired on July 1, 2014.
Posted on 01/16 at 01:53 PM
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