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Monday, August 24, 2015

Economist Brian Beaulieu sees an improving economy over the next 24 months, with forward thinking companies expanding their capabilities. Is your supply chain ready for 2017?

Friday, August 21, 2015

Raytheon’s supply chain leader says new technologies such as data analytics and Big Data will make supply chains better, faster, and smoother.
Posted on 08/21 at 09:43 AM
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Carloads were down 5.2 percent annually at 288,059, and intermodal containers and trailers saw a 2.3 percent annual gain at 276,443.
Posted on 08/21 at 02:50 AM
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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Earlier this month, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) told Congress that the majority of U.S. railroads will not meet the December 31, 2015 deadline for positive train control (PTC) implementation.
Posted on 08/20 at 10:14 AM
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When news broke last week regarding the Chines government’s decision to devalue, its dollar, known as the Yuan, by nearly two percent, it sent a ripple throughout the global economy in a few different ways.
Posted on 08/20 at 09:30 AM
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

From receiving, to put-away, to picking, to shipping, Voice has proven itself as a stronger, more efficient alternative to technologies like paper-based or RF scanner-based systems, and pick-to-light. With accuracy rates of up to 99.995% and productivity increases often between 15-25%, voice-enabled work demonstrates a direct payback to the bottom line - typically, in less than one year.
Posted on 08/19 at 02:28 PM
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The most recent edition of the Truckload and Intermodal Cost Indexes from Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners showed that truckload and intermodal rates for the month of July were mixed.
Posted on 08/19 at 11:12 AM
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UPS said this week it has officially completed the closing of its $1.8 billion acquisition of Coyote Logistics. The deal was made official on July 31.
Posted on 08/19 at 09:01 AM
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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

At an average of $2.615 per gallon, the price is down 0.2 cents compared to last week, with prices dropping a cumulative 29.9 cents going back to the week of May 25, when the average price was at $2.914 per gallon.
Posted on 08/18 at 02:29 PM
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Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in July was up 2.8 percent compared to June at 135.0 (2000=100) and marked its second-highest monthly reading ever, next to January’s 135.8.
Posted on 08/18 at 02:14 PM
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