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Thursday, June 24, 2010

A looming truck driver shortage, driven to a large degree by a piece of unpopular legislation, appears to be a matter of “when” rather than “if,” according to trucking and 3PL executives speaking at this week’s eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Atlanta.
Posted on 06/24 at 10:29 AM
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Two leading supply chain consulting firms announced this week they have launched a multi-year marketing and co-branding partnership to provide third-party logistics (3PL) services providers with various benchmarking capabilities.
Posted on 06/24 at 08:17 AM
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey-based NFI, an asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider, announced this week it has acquired IPD, a global transportation and logistics services provider based in Mississauga, Canada.
Posted on 06/24 at 07:35 AM
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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Analysts contend that box manufacturing slump is hurting both carriers and shippers
Posted on 06/22 at 11:46 AM
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As the economy recovers, shippers should expect fuel prices and LTL rates to rise due to global oil market supply constriction. Two experts take a closer look at where oil exports stand and how shippers need to prepare for pricing instability.
Posted on 06/22 at 09:06 AM
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Monday, June 21, 2010

Spot prices for transpacific shipping services have grown by more than 180 percent during the past 12 months to reach a five-year high.
Posted on 06/21 at 03:30 PM
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The resurgence in truck orders and production got more good news, with net orders for heavy-duty Class 8 commercial vehicles going up 84 percent in May year-over-year, according to data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles.
Posted on 06/21 at 02:43 PM
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With various reports suggesting a vote on the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization is imminent, a labor component of the bill is still at the center of a high degree of acrimony between parcel industry bellwethers FedEx and UPS.
Posted on 06/21 at 09:11 AM
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Shippers should be concerned about the Rules because of complications related to two recent Supreme Court cases currently awaiting a decision, said a prominent analyst.
Posted on 06/21 at 07:55 AM
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Friday, June 18, 2010

On the heels on consecutive 3 percent gains in the number of global manufacturers shipping to the United States in March and April, May saw that number climb to 9 percent, according to data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
Posted on 06/18 at 12:21 PM
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