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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Largely leveraging the net positive impact of lower fuel prices, the Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR made major strides in December, the most recent month for which data is available.
Posted on 02/26 at 09:15 AM
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

With the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) recently agreeing to a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract last weekend covering about 20,000 port employees at 29 West Coast ports following roughly nine months of stops and starts and acrimonious negotiations, the focus for all port and supply chain stakeholders is firmly on the future.
Posted on 02/25 at 01:53 PM
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Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach Plan to Cooperate on Environmental, Security, Legislative, Supply Chain Logistics and Marketing Initiatives.
Posted on 02/25 at 12:27 PM
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As e-commerce has gotten bigger and bigger in recent years, consumers have become more comfortable shopping online, whether it be out of necessity or convenience. The numbers bear that out, too, as the percentage of goods ordered online has made major strides, especially in recent years.
Posted on 02/25 at 11:27 AM
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in January was up 1.2 percent at 135.7 (2000=100) on the heels of a revised 0.1 percent increase in December. And on an annual basis SA tonnage was up 6.6 percent compared to January 2014, which the ATA said marks the single largest annual gain in more than a year.
Posted on 02/24 at 01:32 PM
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Panjiva said that this marks the worst start to a new year since it began tracking this data in 2007.
Posted on 02/24 at 10:35 AM
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Increasing 3.5 cents to $2.90 per gallon, this increase follows 3 cent and 0.4 cent gains over the previous two weeks for a total 6.9 cent increase over that three-week period.
Posted on 02/24 at 09:36 AM
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Monday, February 23, 2015

The deep-water Mexican port of Lazaro Cardenas is becoming increasingly attractive.
Posted on 02/23 at 01:58 PM
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A new report from Chicago-based freight transportation and logistics consultancy CarrierDirect, entitled “Eat or Be Eaten: The Year of Separation in Freight,” takes a deep dive into various aspects of current market trends on freight transportation and logistics.
Posted on 02/23 at 01:00 PM
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While the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have arrived at a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 West Coast ports, questions still remain about productivity.
Posted on 02/23 at 06:35 AM
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