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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Earlier today, the United States Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis released its second estimate for first quarter real gross domestic product (GDP), which checked in at 1.9 percent. This is short of the fourth quarter’s 3.0 percent and also short of the advance estimate for the first quarter, which was 2.2 percent.
Posted on 05/31 at 10:57 AM
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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The title of the study is “Made to Measure,” also found that making extensive use of external benchmarks is linked with higher performance in financial and administrative processes
Posted on 05/30 at 04:01 PM
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The terminals, which are opening on Monday, June 4, are located in Philadelphia, Pa. and Baltimore, Md.
Posted on 05/30 at 11:51 AM
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While diesel prices were making a relentless upward push earlier in the year on the way to $4 per gallon and above, the opposite is clearly occurring now.
Posted on 05/30 at 10:18 AM
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

More than 80 per cent of small- to mid-size businesses are concerned about customs delays impacting their ability to properly manage their business
Posted on 05/29 at 03:27 PM
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A prominent air cargo security expert shared some insight with LM about the TSA's new December deadline for 100 percent cargo screening on international inbound flights to the U.S.
Posted on 05/29 at 02:11 PM
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Company officials said that this deal represents the latest step in its strategy for profitable growth in Latin America, as well as enhance FedEx Express’ international and Brazil business offerings.
Posted on 05/29 at 01:19 PM
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BTS said that the value of U.S. surface transportation trade with Canada and Mexico in March is the highest value month for NAFTA trade since data began being collected in 1994, topping $85 billion for the first time ever and besting the previous high of $80.8 billion in March 2011.
Posted on 05/29 at 11:28 AM
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The ongoing upswing in e-commerce and mobile commerce activity continues to make a significant impact on how retailers, distributors, and third-party logistics approach distribution network processes, according to a new report from global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
Posted on 05/29 at 10:59 AM
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According to published reports, many large companies have made public plans to reshore portions of their manufacturing to the U.S. over the past two years, including Caterpillar, Nissan, NCR, Yamaha, Ford, and Electrolux. Earlier this year, both Boeing and GE said they were committed to moving parts of their offshore manufacturing capabilities back to the U.S.
Posted on 05/29 at 07:34 AM
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