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Friday, July 09, 2010

Less-than-truckload shippers, who enjoyed rock-bottom rates as a result of a competitive price war against financially ailing YRC Worldwide, should be prepared to pay significantly higher rates in the next six to 12 months, analysts and carrier executives say.
Posted on 07/09 at 10:51 AM
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While the forecast for import cargo volume at U.S.-based retail container ports remains positive, the amount by which volumes rise on a monthly basis is expected to narrow in the coming months, according to the most recent Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Posted on 07/09 at 10:38 AM
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Like preceding weeks, railroad volumes for the week ending July 3 were up year-over-year and down compared to 2008, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 07/09 at 08:56 AM
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With this acquisition, Euromodal will now become Euromodal BDP International Spain S.A.U.
Posted on 07/09 at 08:28 AM
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Thursday, July 08, 2010

When it comes to things that can impact supply chain operations and business processes for shippers and logistics and transportation services providers, it is fair to say there is not a shortage of issues to keep an eye on.

Lockheed Martin’s Savi Technology announced its SmartChain Consignment Management Application (CMA) software platform version 6.0 achieved SAP certification.
Posted on 07/08 at 11:51 AM
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Showing that there is still positive momentum in the trucking sector, freight transportation consultancy FTR Associates said this week that June Class 8 truck total net orders were up significantly compared to May.
Posted on 07/08 at 10:37 AM
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When it comes to electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs), independent truck driver owner-operators have one message to the government: stay out of my business.
Posted on 07/08 at 08:50 AM
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Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Faced with the possibility of a projected $7 billion shortfall for Fiscal Year 2011, the United States Postal Service (USPS) said yesterday it is proposing price increases to get on the right track to better financial footing.
Posted on 07/07 at 09:21 AM
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The good news released recently by Alphaliner about more carrier activity has been countered by Drewry Shipping Consultants’ latest Container Forecaster, which posits the idea that a “peak season” may fail to materialize.
Posted on 07/07 at 08:57 AM
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