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Monday, January 18, 2016

Various economic headwinds are standing in the way of true retail sales growth, even though the numbers show modest gains.
Posted on 01/18 at 10:08 AM
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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Quarterly net income at $691 million was up 4 percent annually, and revenue at $12.5 billion was up 4.8 percent. Operating income at $1.14 million was up 4.4 percent. Quarterly operating margin—at 9.1 percent—was flat, and adjusted earnings per share of $2.58 were up nearly 16 percent and ahead of Wall Street estimates of $2.51 per share.
Posted on 12/17 at 07:14 AM
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Friday, November 06, 2015

While this column has identified the many advantages the Trans-Pacific Partnership would provide U.S. logistics managers once it comes into play, the deal also has positive implications for Asian members.
Posted on 11/06 at 09:57 AM
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Monday, October 26, 2015

The National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) will hold its annual conference and freight exhibition from Nov. 16-19 in New Orleans. In addition to the exhibition, the show will feature four educational sessions, led by industry experts.
Posted on 10/26 at 09:29 AM
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Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Kurt Nagle, president and CEO of the American Association of Port Authorities recently voiced his endorsement of this trade legislation
Posted on 10/06 at 03:50 PM
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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The Stifel Logistics Confidence Index saw a fourth consecutive month of decline in September.
Posted on 09/23 at 07:57 AM
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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Global logistics managers will be tracking the progress of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks in Maui, Hawaii this week, as negotiating parties hope to finalize the agreement.
Posted on 07/30 at 08:22 AM
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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

While organized labor has yet to weigh in on Executive Order B-32-15, leaders should recognize that California's complex freight transportation system is responsible for one-third of the state's economy and jobs, with freight-dependent industries accounting for over $700 billion in revenue and over 5 million jobs.
Posted on 07/22 at 08:19 AM
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Thursday, June 18, 2015

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has been championing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), joins other shippers in praising the House passage of this important legislation.
Posted on 06/18 at 02:02 PM
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Monday, June 15, 2015

Last week’s U.S. House of Representatives rejection of Trade Promotion Authority is likely to mean that the Trans-Pacific Partnership will not be part of Obama’s leadership legacies.
Posted on 06/15 at 09:52 AM
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