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Friday, June 29, 2012

Carload volume—at 288,730—was up 1.4 percent annually, and intermodal volume—at 246,128 trailer and containers—were up 4.8 percent.
Posted on 06/29 at 09:27 AM
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There are various parts of the bill which stand to have a direct impact on freight transportation, logistics, and supply chain stakeholders.
Posted on 06/29 at 08:59 AM
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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Leading manufacturing and retailing companies are leveraging technology improvements for greater supply chain efficiency, leading to increased profits and smoother, cheaper transportation costs.
Posted on 06/28 at 11:30 AM
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American businesses are on track to double exports by 2014, meaning million of new U.S. jobs that are fueling the overall economic recovery, according to a top Commerce Department official.
Posted on 06/28 at 11:23 AM
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Logistics Management Group News Editor recently caught up with Doug Waggoner, CEO of Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, at last week’s eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Chicago.
Posted on 06/28 at 11:04 AM
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While diesel and other fuel rates have been in steep decline recently, supply chain managers should continue to keep their guard up.
Posted on 06/28 at 08:26 AM
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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

This news follows weeks of acrimonious negotiations between the House and Senate, which suggested that talks would not advance to this level and that a tenth continuing resolution—to keep funding at current levels—would be introduced prior to the current one expiring at the end of June.
Posted on 06/27 at 03:52 PM
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Company officials said this GRI, which takes effect on July 9, will cover non-contractual shipments in United States, Canada and Mexico, with rates increasing by an average of 6.9 percent, varying by lane and shipment type.
Posted on 06/27 at 02:07 PM
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Now, more than ever in the transportation and logistics sectors, a healthy amount of merger & acquisition deal activity is taking place. Companies are making acquisitions based on need or getting into a segment of the business they may not already have a presence in through acquisition.
Posted on 06/27 at 11:47 AM
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Three U.S. Reps lament the lack of progress being made when it comes to maritime security.
Posted on 06/27 at 09:17 AM
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