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By Jeff Berman · May 16, 2014
Not long after the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) this week rolled out its version for new federal transportation authorization, entitled the MAP-21 Reauthorization Act (S. 2322), the bill received the blessing of the EPW committee with an unanimous vote yesterday.
By LM Staff · May 16, 2014
Carloads—at 296,813—were up 5.6 percent, and intermodal trailers and containers were up 7.7 percent at 267,283.
By LM Staff · May 15, 2014
Water has for too long been left out of the national conversation around infrastructure, to the point where it has become the ‘hidden’ infrastructure.
By LM Staff · May 15, 2014
In today’s business environment, companies remain “cautiously optimistic,” observes Ted Fernandez, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, The Hackett Group
By Patrick Burnson · May 15, 2014
Beyond just export and freight forwarding services, third-party logistics providers (3PLs) in China are now offering pick-and-pack services for direct-to-customer shipments in the U.S. and Europe, observes Rosemary Coates, president of Blue Silk Consulting and author of Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China.
By Patrick Burnson · May 15, 2014
Too often, water infrastructure gets left out of the national conversation – which is exactly why the Value of Water Coalition released a research paper on that very topic.
By Jeff Berman · May 15, 2014
Spot market activity appears to be returning to a more seasonal pattern after a difficult winter, according to data issued this week by Portland, Oregon-based freight marketplace platform and information provider.
By LM Staff · May 14, 2014
The March Freight TSI at 116.7 is 23.2 percent ahead of April 2009 low point of the recession and 0.8 percent below the all-time high of 117.7 recorded in November 2013, with freight shipments hitting their third-highest level ever.
By Jeff Berman · May 14, 2014
Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, said this week it has acquired the assets of One Stop Logistics Inc., a Watsonville, Ca.-based transportation brokerage.
By Jeff Berman · May 13, 2014
This six-year bill, which will be marked up by EPW on Thursday, would fund and improve the country’s highway programs at current funding plus inflation, according to EPW officials.
By MMH Staff · May 13, 2014
The American-made CM Man Guard is ideal for heavy-duty lifting applications with an H4 duty rating and long service life.
By Jeff Berman · May 13, 2014
Commerce reported that April retail sales at $434.6 billion were up 0.1 percent compared to March and up 4.0 percent compared to March 2013, and NRF said that April retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were flat on a seasonally-adjusted and sequential basis, while seeing a 4.7 percent unadjusted annual increase.
By Jeff Berman · May 13, 2014
Commerce reported that April retail sales at $434.6 billion were up 0.1 percent compared to March and up 4.0 percent compared to March 2013, and NRF said that April retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were flat on a seasonally-adjusted and sequential basis, while seeing a 4.7 percent unadjusted annual increase.
By Jeff Berman · May 13, 2014
Ahead of negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), which began this week in San Francisco, a letter to ILWU President Robert McEllrath and PMA Chairman and CEO James McKenna pleaded the case for the sides to come to an agreement ahead of the June 30 contract deadline for West Coast dockworkers.
By LM Staff · May 13, 2014
The average price per gallon dropped 1.6 cents to $3.948 per gallon after a 1.1 cent decline last week.

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