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Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Coming off of a record-breaking 2015, 2016 looks to be another banner year for supply chain real estate occupiers and investors, according to a logistics survey report recently issued by industrial real estate firm JLL. In its second annual Global Logistics Sentiment Survey, JLL culled feedback and opinions from 659 global logistics market experts on key property sector performance indicators by taking a look at the last six months and their expectations for the next six months.
Posted on 02/02 at 01:28 PM
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Over this 12-week stretch of declines, diesel prices have dropped a cumulative 46.1 cents. And the current average price per gallon is now at its lowest level since the week of March 16, 2009, when it was at $2.017 per gallon. The previous lowest comparison week prior to this week’s decline was the week of March 23, 2009, when it was at $2.09.
Posted on 02/02 at 10:58 AM
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UPS finished 2015 in solid fashion, with strong fourth quarter earnings results. Fourth quarter revenue at $16.1 billion was up 1 percent annually, and earnings per share were up 26 percent at $1.57, marking the fourth straight month of EPS growth. For all of 2014, EPS was up 14 percent annually at $5.43, which was an all-time high. Total operating profit also set a new record, up 54.3 percent at $7.7 billion.
Posted on 02/02 at 10:03 AM
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Monday, February 01, 2016

Ten Southeast Asian countries launched a long-term plan to achieve regional economic integration within the next 10 years to better compete with China, Japan and South Korea. However, transportation infrastructure must be rapidly improved for this to happen.
Posted on 02/01 at 10:00 PM
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Our panel suggests that carrier consolidation will continue, but will be largely confined to specific trade lanes and commodity niches. In the meantime, shippers and carriers must cooperate at an unprecedented level for sustainable solutions to emerge.
Posted on 02/01 at 09:00 PM
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We examine the key drivers of global trade management (GTM) software growth and why more shippers will need to put it to work in the near future.
Posted on 02/01 at 08:00 PM
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Distribution centers are dealing with more inventory and more SKUs than ever, and the need to fill orders for multiple channels is making inventory management more important and more complex. Here’s a list of tips for the omni-channel era.

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that manufacturing activity again contracted for the fourth straight month.
Posted on 02/01 at 01:24 PM
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ATA reported that the annualized turnover rate for large truckload carriers, which it defines as truckload fleets with more than $30 million in revenue, headed up 13 percent to 100 percent from the second quarter to the third quarter, representing the highest level it has hit in the last three years.
Posted on 02/01 at 11:18 AM
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