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Tuesday, June 01, 2010

As the Federal Maritime Commission ramps up its investigation of ocean carrier price-fixing, it is also keeping a vigilant watch on capacity and equipment shortages.
Posted on 06/01 at 04:02 PM
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Although the numbers are not quite as strong as the previous month, the economic recovery appears to be on solid footing, according the May manufacturing report from the Institute of Supply Management.
Posted on 06/01 at 11:53 AM
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Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 37.0 percent in March 2010 compared to March 2009, increasing to $69.9 billion, according to data released by the United States Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
Posted on 06/01 at 10:19 AM
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Last week, IBM announced that it plans to acquire AT&T subsidiary Sterling Commerce, a provider of business-to-business integration and cross-channel solutions for $1.4 billion. The transaction is expected to close later this year.
Posted on 06/01 at 09:06 AM
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Roughly four months after the Department of Transportation awarded grants to various U.S. governments, cities, and transit agencies as part of the $1.5 billion Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Discretionary Grant Program, DOT Secretary Ray LaHood has announced there is $600 million in TIGER II grants available for surface transportation projects.
Posted on 06/01 at 07:05 AM
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Is the line between the top third-party logistics providers blurring? Analysts we recently spoke with think so. Richard Armstrong, chairman of Stoughton, Wisc.-based Armstrong & Associates, noted that the industry mirrors what has occurred in the ocean carrier sector over the years.
Posted on 06/01 at 05:04 AM
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The American Trucking Associations recently reported this week that its advanced seasonally-adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was up in April for the sixth time in seven months.
Posted on 06/01 at 03:47 AM
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Friday, May 28, 2010

Earlier this week, the Federal Highway Administration and the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released the findings of a new survey, which assesses the level of truck-oriented congestion at 100 locations on the U.S. national highway system.
Posted on 05/28 at 09:41 AM
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In an effort to target freight congestion, the Federal Highway Administration in conjunction with the American Transportation Research Institute has developed a Web-based application that will help to identify key traffic chokepoints on some of the busiest roads in the country.
Posted on 05/28 at 08:49 AM
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The International Air Transport Association said international scheduled cargo traffic saw the pace of its recovery slow to 25.2 percent growth.
Posted on 05/28 at 08:05 AM
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