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Monday, April 25, 2011

YRC Worldwide recently announced it is making “significant progress” in steps it is taking to meet the agreements required in its effort to achieve its financial restructuring objectives by the end of July.
Posted on 04/25 at 12:01 PM
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Following a 15 percent decline in United States-bound waterborne shipments from January to February, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, showed that shipments were up 4 percent from February to March.
Posted on 04/25 at 11:07 AM
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When a Wall Street Journal article reported that rail shipping woes were impacting auto deliveries, industry experts told LM the situation is not as dire as it seems.
Posted on 04/25 at 08:42 AM
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Friday, April 22, 2011

As I expected, NASSTRAC 2011 was replete with terrific content and information. The fact is, had it not been I would have been shocked.
Posted on 04/22 at 11:31 AM
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The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced this week it has introduced a new regional ground service for commercial shippers looking for an “economical solution for delivery of small packages.
Posted on 04/22 at 10:50 AM
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The ATA reported that during the fourth quarter of 2010, truckload (TL) and less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers bumped up their payrolls, with small truckload carriers boosting employment by 0.8 percent within their driver pool and large TL carriers adding 0.3 percent to payroll by adding linehaul drivers and reducing local driver pools.
Posted on 04/22 at 09:37 AM
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Given the heightened awareness of risk in the supply chain, academics and career advisors are telling young professionals to take on more education as they climb the corporate ladder.
Posted on 04/22 at 08:42 AM
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Carload volume—at 295,426—was down 0.3 percent compared to last year, and intermodal was up 9.8 percent at 230,460 trailers and containers.
Posted on 04/22 at 08:19 AM
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Thursday, April 21, 2011

While the economy continues its gradual recovery, it has become more important than ever for carriers to manage multiple obstacles while re-growing networks and getting back to full strength. That was the main message of three leading trucking and supply chain executives during a panel discussion at this week’s NASSTRAC Logistics Conference and Expo.
Posted on 04/21 at 11:48 AM
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In a wide-ranging speech largely focusing on the role transportation plays in our nation’s strength, former Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee James L. Oberstar pulled no punches in succinctly describing the biggest challenges the U.S. faces and what needs to happen for them to be overcome.
Posted on 04/21 at 08:05 AM
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