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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Company officials said that this new facility, which follows the company’s recent openings in St. Louis and Chicago, is comprised of office and warehouse space with racking to hold 1,000 pallet positions, cross docking, five standard loading docks and one drive-in door bay, as well as an on-site container freight station.
Posted on 11/11 at 02:56 PM
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After 18 weeks of declining or flat prices, the average price per gallon of diesel gasoline, went in a different direction this week: up. The Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this week that the average price per gallon rose 5.4 cents to $3.677 per gallon.
Posted on 11/11 at 02:05 PM
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Third quarter intermodal volumes showed decent volumes, with domestic containers back to leading the charge after the second quarter, which saw international volumes pace quarterly growth, according to the Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics Report released by the Intermodal Association of North America.
Posted on 11/11 at 11:42 AM
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On the heels of record-breaking volumes in September and October, the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates expects import cargo volumes at United States-based retail container ports to slow down in November.
Posted on 11/11 at 10:43 AM
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Managing the details of ecommerce shipping doesn't have to be time and labor intensive. Download the "Time Is Money" whitepaper to learn what criteria are most important to choosing the right shipping technology for your business, and explore some of the innovative features and services available to ecommerce shippers today.
Posted on 11/11 at 10:37 AM
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Monday, November 10, 2014

Within the material handling industry, there are numerous opportunities to positively impact our environment: improving air quality, reducing energy consumption, reducing waste, increasing recycling and increasing safety. This complimentary white paper will describe the importance of achieving sustainability through efficiency and waste reduction, and how it contributes to productivity in operations.
Posted on 11/10 at 03:17 PM
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This month’s report observed that there are plenty of concerns related to freight shipments in the form of imports, which are pegged for growth during this year’s holiday season, but at the same time are dealing with various issues, due to the port congestion issues being caused in large part by increased demand and West Coast port labor negotiations between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore Warehouse Union.
Posted on 11/10 at 12:53 PM
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The Chinese middle class is an expanding market with a growing appreciation of Western products. At more than 300 million people-expected to reach 600 million by 2020-it's a tempting target. By 2016 there will be more than 730 million internet users and more than 380 million online shoppers. But what are the issues and challenges of doing business in such a vast and complex country? How do you get started? How do you reach such a vast audience? What's the infrastructure like? What are the regulatory concerns? How do you fulfill and deliver the goods?
Posted on 11/10 at 10:31 AM
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In an effort to meet anticipated holiday season demand in the form of double-digit volume growth, the United States Postal Service (USPS) last week said that it plans to deliver packages seven days per week in major cities and volume areas, effective November 17 through Christmas Day, December 25.
Posted on 11/10 at 09:27 AM
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Friday, November 07, 2014

No congestion issues here, as gateway looks for more outbound bulk and breakbulk options
Posted on 11/07 at 04:15 PM
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