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Monday, August 15, 2011

The company said that this effort consisted of adding or improving coverage for roughly 1,300 ZIP codes, adding that for deliveries by 8 a.m. UPS said it now serves more ZIP codes and businesses than any of its competitors, as well as serving more ZIP codes with regular 10:30 a.m. next-day delivery service than any other carrier.
Posted on 08/15 at 02:08 PM
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Friday, August 12, 2011

The results of our 20th Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends (Masters of Logistics) reveal three specific issues in current logistics and transportation management that have the potential for disastrous results on operations if not properly addressed.

Thursday, August 04, 2011

For the second quarter, PwC reported that second quarter deal value was $13.5 billion compared to $18.4 billion for the same period in 2010 and is up about 30 percent from the first quarter’s $10.4 billion in total deal value.
Posted on 08/04 at 12:44 PM
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Company officials said that Vault unites several existing ODFL business units into an independent operating division comprised of warehousing, business solutions, fleet and warehouse dedicated services and truckload brokerage units.
Posted on 08/04 at 07:16 AM
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Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Roadrunner Transportation Services (RRTS) said this week it has acquired all of the outstanding stock of The James Brooks Company for approximately $7.5 million.
Posted on 08/02 at 02:12 PM
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The United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 15.7 percent in May 2011 compared to May 2010, hitting $77.3 billion.
Posted on 08/02 at 10:32 AM
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Monday, August 01, 2011

In its July report, the ISM reported that the index it uses to measure the manufacturing sector—known as the PMI—was 50.9 percent. This represents a 4.4 percent drop from June’s 55.3.

UPS recently announced in its annual Sustainability Report that it is continuing to reduce the amount of fuel used per each delivered package it moves in the United States.
Posted on 08/01 at 10:35 AM
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This deal spells relatively good news for the economic engines that drive our country at a time when we can least afford to lose any signs of momentum whatsoever.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:54 AM
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Friday, July 29, 2011

The survey found that larger carriers—those with more than $25 million in revenue—are twice more likely to be interested in buying a company compared to smaller carriers (with less than $25 million in revenue).
Posted on 07/29 at 08:14 AM
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