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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

With a September 30 deadline looming, The International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance remain in negotiations on a new contract this week in Delray Beach, Florida.
Posted on 07/17 at 02:44 PM
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Rapid-Growth Markets, particularly in Asia, have the necessary tools available to ease both fiscal and monetary policy allowing growth to resume towards the end of the year.
Posted on 07/17 at 11:50 AM
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A new report issued by the American Trucking Associations is aimed at helping fleets recruit and train qualified truck drivers.
Posted on 07/17 at 10:32 AM
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June volumes at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were up both annually and sequentially.
Posted on 07/17 at 09:54 AM
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Diesel prices rose for the second straight week on the heels of a 12-week span of declining prices, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 07/17 at 09:09 AM
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Monday, July 16, 2012

As noted in our news section, the NRF is asking that both labor and management issue a statement committing to continue negotiating and working without interruption, even if negotiations extend beyond the September 30th contract expiration.
Posted on 07/16 at 03:47 PM
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The National Retail Federation is calling on labor and management officials to work together to avoid cargo disruptions
Posted on 07/16 at 03:40 PM
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Total container volume—at 696,847 Twenty-foot Equivalents (TEU)—were up 8.75 percent annually and were below May and April, which hit 731,352 TEU and 707,182 TEU, respectively.
Posted on 07/16 at 02:32 PM
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TransCore’s DAT North American Freight Index, which reflects spot market freight availability on its network of load boards in the United States and Canada, posted a 6.3 percent gain in June on an annual basis while setting a same-month record for highest freight volume in the month of June.
Posted on 07/16 at 11:31 AM
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Data from both Commerce and NRF showed that retail sales decreased on a sequential basis in June for the third consecutive month. This marks the first time retail sales have fallen for three straight months since late 2008.
Posted on 07/16 at 10:32 AM
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