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Friday, April 04, 2014

Intermodal—at 1,025,907 containers and trailers—were up 9.9 percent, or 92,661 units, annually, and carloads—at 1,156,697—were up 3.5 percent, or 36,628 carloads, compared to March 2013.
Posted on 04/04 at 09:48 AM
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Thursday, April 03, 2014

The NMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, rose 1.5 percent to 53.1 in March.
Posted on 04/03 at 11:16 AM
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In their very first project, Trinity Logistics saved hundreds of thousands of dollars annually by eliminating 90 percent of the effort needed to manually handle shipping documents.
Posted on 04/03 at 09:48 AM
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Quickly and easily automate business processes to free your staff from labor intensive repetitive tasks, enabling them to focus on higher value activities and ultimately make smarter decisions and drive better outcomes faster.
Posted on 04/03 at 09:44 AM
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Not surprisingly, tight capacity was the major theme of the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) issued by freight transportation consultancy FTR this week.
Posted on 04/03 at 09:44 AM
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As we have written about extensively, having sufficient capital in the HTF is critical as its revenues are allocated for federal highway, transit, and highway safety programs. But as we also know the main funding source for the HTF, the federal gasoline tax, has not increased from its current levels of 23.4 cents for diesel and 18.4 cents per gallon of gasoline since 1994. What’s more, diesel taxes represent about 90 percent of Highway Trust Fund (HTF) net revenues.
Posted on 04/03 at 09:07 AM
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During this webcast our panel takes a deep look at the findings of our annual Warehouse/DC Equipment and Technology Survey and finds a growing interest in automation and software as workforce issues now factor heavily into every investment decision.
Posted on 04/03 at 08:58 AM
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Wednesday, April 02, 2014

FedEx Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of FedEx, opened up a new container freight station at its facility in Chicago Summit, Ill. This facility will consolidate and sort freight heading to Puerto Rico.
Posted on 04/02 at 10:56 AM
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On the heels of a strong beginning to the year for global trade activity in January, February did not follow suit, according to data released this week by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
Posted on 04/02 at 09:47 AM
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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Leveraging an existing carrier relationship, the specialty foods retailer instituted an end-to-end solution to transform its global logistics operations—and realized a 25 percent savings in inbound transportation costs in the process.
Posted on 04/01 at 09:00 PM
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