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Monday, July 18, 2011

Spot market truckload volumes in June were the second-highest ever recorded in 2011 and in the 15 years they have been tracked by TransCore, the company recently reported.
Posted on 07/18 at 03:44 PM
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Friday, July 15, 2011

Coming off of April and May which saw 7 and 8 percent gains, respectively, in the number of waterborne shipments heading to the U.S., June saw a 1 percent decline from May to June at 1,030,363, according to Panjiva. On an annual basis, June shipments were down 4 percent compared to June 2010’s 1,076,015 shipments.
Posted on 07/15 at 10:02 AM
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Thursday, July 14, 2011

As has been the case in recent months, stagnant economic growth has been on display in the form of monthly retail sales, and June was no exception, give the most recent batch of retail sales data from the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
Posted on 07/14 at 11:30 AM
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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

The push for natural gas as a transportation fuel received a major boost this week, with the news that Chesapeake Energy, the second largest natural gas producer in the country, is committing $150 million into Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the largest provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America.
Posted on 07/13 at 01:32 PM
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Evidence regarding the uneven economic recovery remains apparent, according to the most recent results of the June edition of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) Index.
Posted on 07/13 at 09:45 AM
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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Non-asset based third party logistics (3PL) and transportation services provider Greatwide Logistics Services recently announced that John P. Tague has been named to succeed Leo Suggs as CEO. Suggs will remain in his role as Greatwide chairman, according to company officials. Tague comes to Greatwide from United Airlines, where he served as president and was responsible for all airline management functions. In eight years at United, he served in various roles, including chief operating officer and chief revenue officer.
Posted on 07/12 at 01:53 PM
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Diesel prices went up for just the second time in ten weeks, according to data from the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Friday, July 08, 2011

We recently got word of the passing of Donald J. Bowersox. To say that Don was one of the founders of the modern supply chain movement is no exaggeration. His record of accomplishments speaks for itself.
Posted on 07/08 at 09:46 AM
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Thursday, July 07, 2011

The much ballyhooed cross-border trucking agreement between the United States and Mexico appears to have finally come to fruition, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).
Posted on 07/07 at 07:01 AM
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Wednesday, July 06, 2011

U.S. West Coast seaports honored Independence Day by shutting down operations on Monday, July 4. As well they should. It may come as a surprise to many, that the ports were closed on July 5th as well.
Posted on 07/06 at 12:29 PM
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