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Thursday, June 24, 2010

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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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The Act-- a legal vestige of American protectionism mandating that all goods transported between U.S. ports to be built, owned, and operated by U.S. vessels – has been waived in the recent past when Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf.
Posted on 06/23 at 08:54 AM
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While more companies report plans to increase investment this year, the future looks even rosier for 2011 and 2012. Our warehouse/DC engineer presents the highlights of the 2010 survey and explores how the upturn is influencing current materials handling trends and future spending plans.
Posted on 06/23 at 08:23 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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Gary Lynch is the managing director of the supply chain risk management practice at Marsh Inc. and the author of Single Point of Failure: The Ten Essential Laws of Supply Chain Risk Management. He recently sat down with us to discuss what logistics and supply chain managers need to know about risk in the current economy.
Posted on 06/22 at 10:12 AM
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The big players continue their aggressive push into the supply chain management software space, using acquisitions and internal technology development to beef up their WMS and TMS offerings, build out planning and optimization, and even add event management to their menus.

Successful network design will always come down to the specific needs of your business, the needs of your customers, and the types of products moving through its veins. Our panel concludes that while there are a lot of options, there’s no silver bullet.
Posted on 06/22 at 09:50 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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