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Friday, August 06, 2010

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im) has approved a $250 million working capital loan guarantee for Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan.
Posted on 08/06 at 06:43 AM
NewsSupply ChainFord Global PurchasingFordEx-Im BankPermalink


Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated material handling solutions and services, announces it has signed an agreement in principle to purchase HK Systems, a North American automated material handling and software solutions provider. The transaction is expected to close sometime in the third quarter of 2010.
Posted on 08/06 at 06:38 AM
NewsMaterials HandlingDematicHK SystemsSystems integratorsPermalink


Thursday, August 05, 2010

In the last few days trains have begun rolling in and out of Class I railroad carrier Union Pacific’s 785-acre Joliet, Illinois Intermodal Terminal.
Posted on 08/05 at 11:42 AM
NewsRailroadRail FreightIntermodalUnion PacificClass IShort LineMark DavisPermalink


The company has secured two important agreements in the ongoing development of its new Asia liner service
Posted on 08/05 at 11:22 AM
NewsLogisticsTransportationTradeShippingChinaImportsPermalink


FedEx subsidiary FedEx Trade Networks, the company’s global trade arm, recently announced it has opened offices in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and Hamburg and Frankfurt, Germany.
Posted on 08/05 at 09:02 AM
NewsGlobal TradeFedExPermalink


Second quarter results for transportation and logistics services provider Con-way Inc. were a bit of a mixed bag, according to the company’s earnings announcement today.
Posted on 08/05 at 08:25 AM
News3PLTruckloadLTLCon-wayCon-way FreightMenloStotlarPermalink


Wednesday, August 04, 2010

The Port of Los Angeles has been awarded a $731,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) to purchase and test new technology that could significantly reduce diesel emissions and greenhouse gases from rubber tired gantry cranes, which are used for stacking containers.
Posted on 08/04 at 01:41 PM
NewsTechnologyGreenContainerPermalink


Following recently-introduced port security legislation by Senators Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), which has myriad goals and objectives to strengthen security at U.S. ports, and ensure adequate resources exist to secure U.S. port facilities, other politicians are making their voices heard when it comes to a key component of this—and previous port security legislation—ocean container scanning.
Posted on 08/04 at 01:30 PM
NewsOcean CargoMaritime SecurityPermalink


While various economic indices are showing signs of a declining economy, the Institute of Supply Management’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business for July shows an economy that is still growing.

The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced yesterday that Paul Vogel has been brought back into the fold as president, Mailing and Shipping Services.
Posted on 08/04 at 08:16 AM
NewsUSPSParcel ShippingPaul VogelPermalink



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