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Monday, October 13, 2014

DHL Global Forwarding, a subsidiary of global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL, recently announced it is taking several steps to respond to global trade growth with various freight capacity initiatives designed to support shippers.
Posted on 10/13 at 08:53 AM
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Friday, October 10, 2014

In an unprecedented move to strengthen the Puget Sound gateway, the ports of Seattle and Tacoma plan to unify marine cargo terminal management.
Posted on 10/10 at 02:01 PM
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With negotiations over a new labor contract between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore Warehouse Union (ILWU) now in their fourth month and no clear end in sight, National Retail Federation (NRF) President Matt Shay wrote a letter to leadership at PMA and the ILWU, asking the parties to come to terms on a new agreement soon.
Posted on 10/10 at 01:28 PM
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When it comes to the themes of higher than usual import volumes at United States-based retail container ports–for a few different reasons–the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates did not disappoint.
Posted on 10/10 at 10:42 AM
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UPS My Choice will be available to consumers in 15 more countries throughout North America and Europe, and UPS Access Point locations are now accessible in New York and Chicago with plans in store for future growth.
Posted on 10/10 at 09:28 AM
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Carload volume headed up 7.4 percent to 299,674, and intermodal units, at 276,682 containers and trailers, were up 3.7 percent.
Posted on 10/10 at 08:25 AM
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Thursday, October 09, 2014

The Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles continue to cope with Peak Season congestion, but operations are still sluggish
Posted on 10/09 at 05:50 PM
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The United States Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) said this week that it signed off on a vessel sharing agreement (VSA) between ocean carrier bellwethers Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), known as the 2M Network.
Posted on 10/09 at 01:31 PM
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Freight transportation forecasting firm FTR reported this week that based on the most recent reading of its Truckload Conditions Index (TCI), trucking market conditions continue to reflect the ongoing theme of tight capacity.
Posted on 10/09 at 10:55 AM
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The BTS said that the August Freight TSI at 120.9 is 27.8 percent higher than the April 2009 low and now stands as the highest Freight TSI level since BTS first began collecting its data in 2000, edging out the previous high of 120.2 recorded in May of this year.
Posted on 10/09 at 09:56 AM
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