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Wednesday, August 07, 2013

YRC Worldwide, the largest Teamsters-covered LTL carrier, continued its financial improvement in the second quarter.
Posted on 08/07 at 10:16 AM
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Friday, June 21, 2013

With the new motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations set to take hold in just a matter of days, the trucking industry is continuing what is essentially a last-ditch effort to keep things in their present state.
Posted on 06/21 at 11:48 AM
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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C.—According to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ 24th annual State of Logistics Report released today, logistics and supply chain managers are continuing to drive inefficiencies out of the business transportation system.
Posted on 06/19 at 08:16 AM
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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

With the global shipping industry showing increased interest in the use of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) as a fuel for vessels, members of the International Association of Ports and Harbors are laying the groundwork for how ports worldwide can accommodate this emerging trend.
Posted on 04/24 at 10:45 AM
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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

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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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C.Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) introduced their long-awaited legislation, which, they said, will change the nations energy policy from a national weakness into a national strength. Entitled, The American Power Act, the bill vows to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 17 percentcompared to 2005 levelsby 2020 and 83 percent by 2050, matching am objective put forth by the White House last year.
Posted on 05/19 at 11:25 AM
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Spurred by increased consumer demand and inventory replenishment, intermodal volume for the first quarter trended positive due in large part to growth on the domestic side, according to the most recent Market Trends report from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA).
Posted on 05/19 at 11:23 AM
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We recently shared a few space optimization tricks for using all three dimensions of your warehouse/DC. Now we’re going to focus our attention beyond the storage areas to the more critical operating areas. ?If you’re still out of room, it’s time to pay attention.
Posted on 05/19 at 09:53 AM
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According to our 2010 Software User Survey, nearly half of all logistics operations using a WMS are looking to upgrade over the next 12 months. Our technology correspondent explains why and then introduces us to a shipper that’s on the brink of revolutionizing its warehouse operations.
Posted on 05/19 at 09:50 AM
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Research into the sourcing potential and practices in Africa, Eastern/Central Europe, and Asia/China reveal big differences—and big opportunities—for supply chain management professionals.
Posted on 05/19 at 09:38 AM
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