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Friday, June 26, 2015

Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Kuehne+Nagel (KN) said this week it has entered into an agreement to acquire ReTrans Inc., a Memphis-based provider of multimodal transportation services.
Posted on 06/26 at 11:25 AM
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Even with a bit of a lull in overall growth in May, intermodal volumes remain in a decent place, according to data from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA).
Posted on 06/26 at 10:14 AM
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U.S. carloads saw a 6.1 percent annual decline at 273,932, and intermodal was up 1.6 percent annually at 276,907 containers and trailers.
Posted on 06/26 at 09:22 AM
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Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that U.S. trade with its North America Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico in April fell 6.8 percent annually to $93.3 billion, following a 5.3 percent decline to $96.1 billion in March.
Posted on 06/25 at 11:20 AM
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At last week's eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Chicago, LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman caught up with Echo Global Logistics Chairman and CEO Doug Waggoner. The pair covered a wide range of subjects, including market conditions, capacity, and Echo's recent $420 million acquisition of Command Transportation.
Posted on 06/25 at 10:46 AM
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Late last week, the United States Senate unanimously approved S. 808, the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015.
Posted on 06/24 at 11:12 AM
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At a time when a new, long-term surface transportation reauthorization is desperately needed, given, what is often described as the ongoing decline of the state of United States transportation infrastructure, a bipartisan foursome in the Senate introduced a wide-ranging bill, whose chief objective is to provide some long-term fixes to a system repeatedly referred to as broken.
Posted on 06/24 at 10:26 AM
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in May headed up 1.8 percent at 132.1.
Posted on 06/23 at 11:59 AM
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According to the 26th Annual State of Logistics Report (SoL), the logistics and transportation industry chalked up its best year since the Great Recession, with U.S. business logistics costs rising 3.1 percent to $1.45 trillion last year.
Posted on 06/23 at 10:24 AM
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This week’s price–at $2.859 per gallon-was down 1.1 cents from last week’s $2.87 and was also down $1.060 annually.
Posted on 06/23 at 10:12 AM
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