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Monday, October 11, 2010

Class I railroad carrier CSX, the state of New Jersey and the Port of New York and New Jersey recently heralded the opening of the Liberty Corridor Freightway, a major public-private partnership that provides expanded access to the Port of New York and New Jersey. The corridor, according to CSX will enable double-stack intermodal freight to move from the port to inland destinations, increase train capacity, improve service levels and expedite freight flows to and from inland ports.
Posted on 10/11 at 12:22 PM
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You finished your budget almost a year ago. At that time you forecasted what your volumes were going to be, you determined your origin and destination city pairs, and then set the levels of service that you’re going to provide internal customers and partners. You rolled it all up into the overall supply chain budget and then presented it to management.
Posted on 10/11 at 10:56 AM
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It would be tough to add up the actual pages that the business-to-business press has written, printed, and posted on the advantages that a successful outsourcing relationship can bring to a logistics operation.
Posted on 10/11 at 10:48 AM
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As the year goes on, import cargo volumes at U.S.-based retail container ports are expected to decline on a sequential basis but remain up on an annual basis, according to the most recent Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted on 10/11 at 09:15 AM
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The outlook appears mixed, said Thomas K. Sanderson, Transplace president and CEO, in an exclusive interview.
Posted on 10/11 at 09:02 AM
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Friday, October 08, 2010

We asked a panel with more than 75 years combined experience in logistics and distribution to identify three warehouse/DC best practices that improve the distribution network, reduce the work, and leverage the most important asset in any organization—its people.
Posted on 10/08 at 12:00 PM
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The nation’s railroads have pulled out of the downturn in solid fiscal shape, proving that they’ve mastered the art of cost management. To offer a comprehensive look at the new state of the rails, we’ve gathered four top analysts to share how volumes, rates, and game-changing regulation could alter how shippers manage the mode.
Posted on 10/08 at 12:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsFreightRailroadIntermodalShippingPermalink


Successful integration of technology into a supply chain security strategy will expedite border crossing wait times and reduce insurance costs. Fortunately, new technologies continue to be introduced that provide greater transparency at some of the critical junctures where security needs and vulnerability overlap.
Posted on 10/08 at 12:00 PM
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New technologies and usage practices can help you maximize your fleet’s productivity and longevity while reducing your carbon footprint.
Posted on 10/08 at 12:00 PM
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Now that pricing has been restored and capacity restrained, the leading vessel operators are staging a comeback. What lessons have they learned from the recent recession and dismal earning cycles? Here’s what the top analysts are saying.
Posted on 10/08 at 12:00 PM
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