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Tuesday, May 03, 2016

The notions of “green shoots” or “cautious optimism” in gauging the current state of the economy does not specifically exhibit what is really happening, when assessing how things are actually going, it seems. That was made clear by Bob Costello, chief economist at the American Trucking Associations, at last week’s NASSTRAC (National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council) Shippers Conference and Transportation Expo in Orlando, Fla. last week.
Posted on 05/03 at 09:37 AM
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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Infrastructure investments in America’s seaports and their intermodal connections – both on the land and in the water – are in our nation’s best interest because they provide opportunities to bolster our economy, create and sustain jobs, enhance our international competitiveness, and pay annual dividends through the generation of more than $321 billion in federal, state and local tax revenue
Posted on 04/12 at 04:17 PM
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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

A broad coalition of shippers and other supply chain stakeholders are appealing to West Coast dockside labor and management to begin early discussions on either a contract extension or a new contract with the goal to conclude negotiations before the current contract expires on June 30, 2019.
Posted on 03/15 at 04:16 PM
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Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Even if there's a turnaround, don't expect the growth rates that we saw in the 1990’s or the 2000’s
Posted on 03/01 at 05:07 PM
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“The US is a bright spot in the global economy,” says IHS chief economist Dr. Nariman Behravesh, “ and within the U.S. it’s the consumer that is the bright spot.”
Posted on 03/01 at 04:58 PM
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Monday, February 15, 2016

The AAPA is “disappointed” in the proposed funding levels for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers coastal navigation programs, the Environmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grants, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Port Security Grant program.
Posted on 02/15 at 10:49 AM
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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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