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Monday, July 01, 2013

Some large companies believe that their commitments to risk management stifle innovation.
Posted on 07/01 at 07:00 AM
ColumnsPearson on ExcellenceJuly 2013Supply Chain RiskPermalink


This year marks the centennial anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal. And as I write, laborers are expanding the canal so that it can accommodate vessels that are 25 percent longer, 53 percent wider, and whose draft is 23 percent deeper.
Posted on 07/01 at 06:00 AM
ColumnsOcean FreightJuly 2013TransportationPanama CanalPermalink


Following a month which saw its lowest levels since June 2009 and its first contraction since November 2012, manufacturing activity in June recovered some of its lost ground, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s monthly Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.
Posted on 07/01 at 01:37 AM
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Sunday, June 30, 2013

We asked manufacturers from around the world, "What advice would they give peers to better manage the scope, budget and timelines of advanced projects? Find out what they said.
Posted on 06/30 at 07:56 PM
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Friday, June 28, 2013

Nearly two months after ABF Freight System, the seventh-largest less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier by revenue, and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, said they reached a tentative agreement on a contract for the next five years, the company said yesterday that its Teamsters members have formally ratified ABF’s national collective bargaining agreement.
Posted on 06/28 at 12:13 PM
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The projected 2015 completion of the expansion and widening of the Panama Canal is causing a “lot of hype,” but will not drive a major change in maritime shipping options, a top intermodal executive is predicting.
Posted on 06/28 at 10:57 AM
NewsOcean ShippingPanama CanalPermalink


Weekly carload volume—at 288,224—was up 2.7 percent compared to a year ago, and intermodal—at 252,807 trailers and containers—was up 2.7 percent.
Posted on 06/28 at 10:46 AM
NewsIntermodalAARRailroad ShippingPermalink


Thursday, June 27, 2013

The United States Senate today voted by a 100-0 margin to confirm Charlotte, North Carolina Mayor Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation.
Posted on 06/27 at 12:14 PM
NewsInfrastructureDepartment of TransportationPermalink


UPS intends to buy an additional 285 natural-gas powered trucks in 2014, which will cover every new heavy-duty vehicle purchased for its small-package delivery business, according to a Bloomberg News report.
Posted on 06/27 at 11:13 AM
NewsLogisticsSustainabilityGreenUPSLNGPermalink


NS says the new facility is well-positioned to help NS expand its TBT terminal footprint by extending the reach of our network even more effectively to serve additional markets.
Posted on 06/27 at 10:26 AM
NewsRailroad ShippingNorfolk SouthernPermalink



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