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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Ocean cargo carrier service reliability across the three core East-West trades hit a five-month peak in March with an aggregate on-time performance of 64 percent, according to Carrier Performance Insight, the online schedule reliability tool provided by Drewry Supply Chain Advisors.
Posted on 04/21 at 08:24 AM
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

In 2002, I spoke at a supply chain forum for Presidents and CEOs. Since there was a labor dispute going on at the ports on the west coast at the time, I asked a hypothetical question: “What would happen if the west coast ports shut down, and you were not able to get products delivered in a timely manner?” Thirteen years later, this hypothetical question has become a reality for many companies.
Posted on 02/18 at 04:02 PM
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was unchanged in December, following a jump of 3.5% during the previous month. In December, the index equaled 136.8 (2000=100), which tied November as the all-time high.
Posted on 01/20 at 08:27 PM
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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Shippers attending the Intermodal Association of North America's (IANA) annual Intermodal Expo in Long Beach this week were given some good news/bad news regarding truck and rail capacity for the remaining year.
Posted on 09/25 at 08:28 AM
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Tuesday, July 08, 2014

A sharp spike in air cargo demand has been evident ever since the ILWU and PMA began negotiating a new contract several months ago.
Posted on 07/08 at 05:46 PM
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Monday, June 23, 2014

While U.S. shippers may have been surprised by China’s decision to oppose the P3 Network, there had been rumblings of discontent voiced by their counterparts in Hong Kong for some time.
Posted on 06/23 at 08:13 AM
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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

When the Air Freight Forwarder’s Association (AfA) stages its annual conference later this month, the focus will be “closing the deal.” Here, in a two-part exclusive interview with AfA president Brandon Fried, logistics managers are given an overview of some of the main issues on the agenda
Posted on 03/11 at 03:07 PM
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Wednesday, August 07, 2013

YRC Worldwide, the largest Teamsters-covered LTL carrier, continued its financial improvement in the second quarter.
Posted on 08/07 at 10:16 AM
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Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Ocean cargo carriers comprising the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) have announced a guideline peak season surcharge (PSS) of $400 per 40-foot container from Asia to all U.S. destinations, effective August 1.
Posted on 07/02 at 03:08 PM
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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C.—According to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ 24th annual State of Logistics Report released today, logistics and supply chain managers are continuing to drive inefficiencies out of the business transportation system.
Posted on 06/19 at 08:16 AM
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