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Wednesday, July 01, 2015

In the best year for the freight transportation industry since the Great Recession, logistics managers chalk up efficiencies that drive further U.S. economic growth. However, capacity issues persist, causing shippers to worry about rate hikes as carriers continue to be meticulous in their partnerships.
Posted on 07/01 at 10:00 PM
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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Company officials said this expansion was made to address market trends related to increased manufacturing and consumer demand in many regions, with these lanes originating in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and South Africa. With this expansion, UPS has more than 1,700 direct LCL lanes serving 116 countries.
Posted on 02/12 at 12:04 PM
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Monday, February 04, 2013

Following months of acrimonious negotiations, the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX), an alliance of container carriers, direct employers, and port associations serving United States-based East and Gulf Coasts, and the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA), the largest union of maritime workers in North America, have reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract.
Posted on 02/04 at 11:27 AM

Thursday, December 06, 2012

New services in these regions include ocean transport, providing a single contact for full-container-load (FCL) and expedited less-than-container load supply chain services.
Posted on 12/06 at 10:55 AM
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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Despite the disruptive weather-related events caused by Hurricane Sandy, specifically in the Northeast region of the United States import volume growth continues to grow at a relatively strong pace, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted on 11/15 at 11:34 AM
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Friday, October 19, 2012

Some shippers are using Matson’s China service as an alternative to air freight, clearly an option that delivers significant value for their supply chains.
Posted on 10/19 at 08:56 AM
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Monday, August 27, 2012

The economic environment in Europe faces the same mounting challenges as it has in recent months, with no clear remedy in sight. That was a major theme of the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted on 08/27 at 08:44 AM
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Wednesday, June 06, 2012

The tenuous economic situation in Europe is having a more significant impact than previous estimates suggested, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted on 06/06 at 11:42 AM
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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with CEVA CEO John Pattullo about the company’s first half performance and other industry-related items.
Posted on 03/07 at 01:00 PM
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Monday, February 20, 2012

In 2011, the port handled 5.5 million TEU (Twenty-foot equivalent units), which is 4 percent better than 2010 and topped the previous record from 2007.
Posted on 02/20 at 02:16 PM
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