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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

With Peak Season, or at least the semblance of it underway, August volumes at the nation’s two largest ports—the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB)—were mixed in August.
Posted on 09/18 at 06:28 AM
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Monday, July 16, 2012

Total container volume—at 696,847 Twenty-foot Equivalents (TEU)—were up 8.75 percent annually and were below May and April, which hit 731,352 TEU and 707,182 TEU, respectively.
Posted on 07/16 at 02:32 PM
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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Various factors could tip the scales in assessing how 2012 Peak Season plays out.
Posted on 06/21 at 10:35 AM
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Monday, April 02, 2012

There is a growing sense of optimism for the upcoming peak season. This could be viewed with skeptical eyes by many freight industry transportation stakeholders, given that a real peak has truly failed to materialize in a meaningful way for at least four years running, if not more.
Posted on 04/02 at 09:25 AM
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Monday, October 24, 2011

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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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

A consensus that has been oft-repeated lately is that Peak Season is likely to fall short of previously promising expectations. That was one of the main takeaways from a recent report published by the Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium, entitled Peak Season Trends and Strategies Survey Report.
Posted on 10/11 at 09:43 AM
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Thursday, September 29, 2011

When it comes to the economy, the term sideways is perfectly appropriate. How else is there to explain the constant state of “sameness” on a month-to-month basis? This sentiment could apply to several economic indicators like retail sales, industrial production and transportation volumes to name a few.
Posted on 09/29 at 12:41 PM
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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

LM survey respondents say Peak Season could actually resemble something a bit more typical and familiar than the mixed bag we have seen in recent years.
Posted on 06/21 at 12:45 AM
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Monday, September 27, 2010

A weaker-than-expected Peak Season may be in the making, according to a recent report. But we won’t likely know if that is 100 percent true until freight data through October is complete. If it is true, it is sure to be disappointing as many said and reported (yes, me) that there really would be a Peak Season in 2010.
Posted on 09/27 at 12:18 AM
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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Every so often, it is good to take stock of what is going on in your world—and the world around you for that matter. With that in mind, now is a good time to assess what is happening in the world of freight transportation, supply chain, and logistics.
Posted on 08/31 at 08:31 AM
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