Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Third party logistics transportation services provider Exel, a wholly-owned entity Deutsche Post DHL, recently announced it plans to begin construction on a 250,000 square-foot distribution facility in Laredo, Texas.
As the economy continues to show continued evidence of slower-than-expected growth, that same trend is evident in the trucking market based on the results of the Third Quarter 2011 Transport Capital Partners (TCP) Business Expectation
The brighter picture painted by the International Air Transport Association contained some disappointing news as well. Asia Pacific carriers have been hit by a dramatic downturn compared to 2010.
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Research by students at the MIT showed that shippers who aggregated low volume lanes acquired favorable pricing.
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Tuesday, September 20, 2011
This follows a 0.6 cent decline last week, which was preceded by a 5.8 cent gain over the previous two weeks.
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Import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports are slowly beginning to see annual monthly gains as retailers prepare for the holiday shopping season, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.