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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Quarterly revenue for Big Brown—at $13.2 billion—was up 8.0 percent annually, and operating profit—at $1.61 billion—was up 0.2 percent. Earnings per share—at $1.06—saw a 14 percent year-over-year increase, topping Wall Street expectations of $1.05 per share.
Posted on 10/25 at 10:09 AM
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Monday, October 24, 2011

The news regarding a tepid economic recovery is clearly far from new, we have been reading about it and experiencing it in one way or another for a while now. We have been told that things will be better “soon” on more than one occasion, yet things continue to stagnate.
Posted on 10/24 at 09:36 AM
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IHS said the highlight in the very busy upcoming week will be the advance GDP release, which will show the economy growing at its fastest pace in the third quarter of 2011 since the second quarter of 2010
Posted on 10/24 at 09:26 AM
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While hopes were high for a return to a “traditional” Peak Season earlier this year, things have not gone according to plan based on freight trends, volumes, and insight from industry stakeholders.
Posted on 10/24 at 07:06 AM
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Friday, October 21, 2011

Near-sourcing and the North American Free Trade Agreement represent a perfect supply chain match, industry analysts contend.
Posted on 10/21 at 08:29 AM
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Monday, October 17, 2011

Shipments and the number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S. are both down 8 percent from August to September.
Posted on 10/17 at 10:16 AM
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Opening a new facility there makes good business sense because it provides an opportunity to build and expand relationships with customers, and enables Con-way Multimodal to enter the growing southern market
Posted on 10/17 at 09:30 AM
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Friday, October 14, 2011

Taking steps to expand its extensive logistics services menu for shippers, non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said this week it has joined forces with Chicago-based intermodal marketing company (IMC) Celtic International to “form a leading North American logistics provider,” according to company officials.
Posted on 10/14 at 01:25 PM
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The September uptick in retail sales brought about some feelings of optimism regarding a possible economic recovery for some analysts, but there is a general consensus that more evidence of growth is needed over a longer period of time.

Friday, October 07, 2011

As shippers supply chain needs continue to evolve over time, so do the capabilities of those providing third-party logistics (3javascript:promptTag("link");PL) services. This was a major takeaway of the recently released 2012 Third-Party Logistics Study: The State of Logistics Outsourcing.
Posted on 10/07 at 07:52 PM
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