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Friday, May 22, 2015

The Chamber of Marine Commerce today joins governments, policymakers, industry and the general public in celebrating the nation’s merchant marine industry, but also urges reforms to ensure greater industrial competitiveness, jobs and prosperity.
Posted on 05/22 at 08:59 AM
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Thursday, May 14, 2015

In the wake of the prolonged Pacific Rim dockside labor crisis, four Republican Senators have introduced what they call “common-sense” sunshine reforms for U.S. port authorities.
Posted on 05/14 at 10:11 AM
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Friday, May 08, 2015

The air cargo industry is on a “solid but unspectacular growth trend,” notes The International Air Transport Association (IATA). More worrying however, is that there is little evidence today that would point towards an acceleration as the year goes on.
Posted on 05/08 at 09:17 AM
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Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Disruptions at West Coast ports, which were resolved at the end of February, may have distorted the numbers
Posted on 05/06 at 04:43 PM
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Friday, April 17, 2015

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) applauded introduction of The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015), which is bipartisan legislation to modernize and renew U.S. Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).
Posted on 04/17 at 07:47 AM
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A.T. Kearney released the 2015 Global Retail E-Commerce Index, a study designed to help retailers devise successful global online retail strategies and identify market investment opportunities while understanding the tradeoffs and barriers to success.
Posted on 04/15 at 08:35 AM
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Thursday, January 08, 2015

Join our panel of leading economic and transportation analysts as they share their exclusive insight on where rates are headed and the issues that will be driving those rate increases over the next 12 months.
Posted on 01/08 at 02:31 PM
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Friday, October 24, 2014

UPS today announced diluted earnings per share of $1.32 for the third quarter 2014, a 13.8% improvement over the prior year period. Operating profit increased 8.3%, resulting from balanced growth across all three segments.
Posted on 10/24 at 09:12 AM
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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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