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Monday, October 06, 2014

Exports crept 0.2% higher while imports nudged up by 0.1%. The monthly differences versus July were counted in the millions rather than the billions because of the small movements. Indeed, the revision to the July report of a $0.2 billion narrower shortfall matched the $0.2 billion August improvement.
Posted on 10/06 at 08:40 AM
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Thursday, May 15, 2014

In today’s business environment, companies remain “cautiously optimistic,” observes Ted Fernandez, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, The Hackett Group
Posted on 05/15 at 05:52 PM
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Thursday, May 01, 2014

Despite an incredible increase in the average purchasing salary also revealed that a gender disparity in both pay and opportunities is still prevalent.
Posted on 05/01 at 10:53 AM
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Thursday, April 24, 2014

UPS today released first quarter 2014 results, noting that fierce storms early in the year hurt their earnings.
Posted on 04/24 at 09:01 AM
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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Growth will continue in the materials handling industry in 2014 and 2015, announced MHI, the sponsor of Modex, in the group’s annual State of the Industry press conference on Tuesday.
Posted on 03/19 at 08:40 AM
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Monday, March 03, 2014

Although there have been recent signs of new hires in the logistcs sector, managers are being advised to remain cautious when it comes to investing in human capital this year.
Posted on 03/03 at 06:30 PM
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Thursday, February 06, 2014

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing a 1.4% expansion of global freight ton kilometers (FTKs) in 2013 when compared to 2012.
Posted on 02/06 at 10:33 AM
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Tuesday, January 07, 2014

With a new year here, it is always good to look at the big picture when it comes to figuring out the economy, which has become an annual event, not to mention an ostensible exercise in futility, too, at times.
Posted on 01/07 at 08:09 AM
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Friday, January 03, 2014

Grant Thornton survey finds U.S. companies will bring production, customer service and IT infrastructure back to the United States.
Posted on 01/03 at 05:22 AM
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Wednesday, January 01, 2014

To kick off 2014, I’m going to reinforce a rather bold suggestion that Group News Editor Jeff Berman made in his first blog post of the new year: Let’s cut out the use of the adjective “cautious” before we use the noun “optimism” when referring to the state of the U.S. economy.
Posted on 01/01 at 09:00 AM
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