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Monday, September 15, 2014

Read how others are using Business Process Modeling to implement Microsoft Dynamics AX with reduced risk.
Posted on 09/15 at 04:35 PM
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While diesel prices have largely been out of the spotlight in 2014, freight transportation and logistics stakeholders always need to keep a close eye on what prices are doing, as it has a significant impact on transportation budgets and forecasting.
Posted on 09/15 at 01:51 PM
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Railroad service issues and rates, which many rail shippers deem as unreasonable, are front and center in a piece of legislation to be introduced soon by Senators Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and John Thune (R-SD), chairman and ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce Science and Transportation.
Posted on 09/15 at 11:32 AM
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Friday, September 12, 2014

The Nicaragua Canal will be three times the length of the Panama Canal, crossing the major Lago de Nicaragua, one of the largest freshwater reservoirs in the region.
Posted on 09/12 at 03:02 PM
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FTR and Internet Truckstop said that this alliance will provide shippers and carriers with myriad benefits, including market analysis and specificity for contract and spot freight segments by region and trailer type.
Posted on 09/12 at 01:44 PM
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Commerce reported that August retail sales at $444.4 billion were up 0.6 percent compared to July and up 5.0 percent compared to August 2013, and the NRF said that August retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 0.5 percent compared to July and up 2.7 percent on an annual unadjusted basis.
Posted on 09/12 at 10:40 AM
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Carload volumes were up 2.7 percent at 286,002, and intermodal volume was up 4.5 percent at 239,142 trailers and containers.
Posted on 09/12 at 09:26 AM
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Non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics said this week that three global blue chip institutions––PSP Investments, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund called GIC, and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan–– have invested a cumulative $700 million into XPO, which company officials said will be used to accelerate its growth strategy and allocated mainly for unspecified acquisitions.
Posted on 09/12 at 08:53 AM
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Kane is Able teamed up with top supply chain researchers, Peerless Research Group, to survey logistics executives on the strategies they employ for managing labor in the distribution center. The results of that research are summarized in this report, which touches on the use of technology, strategies to drive associate productivity, and use of third-party labor providers.
Posted on 09/10 at 10:22 AM
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Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Logistics managers should brace themselves for tougher negotiations in 2015
Posted on 09/09 at 03:00 PM
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