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Monday, October 08, 2012

September freight shipments and expenditures were up sequentially and down annually.
Posted on 10/08 at 02:36 PM
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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

The August edition of the Truckload and Intermodal Cost Indexes from Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners pointed to similar rate activity in August compared to the same period a year ago.
Posted on 09/12 at 01:56 PM
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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

The recent successful implementation of significant rate restoration initiatives by carriers in the core east-west trade lanes means that most are now operating above break-even, said analysts with Drewry’s Container Research – a London-based industry think tank
Posted on 07/11 at 10:20 AM
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Sunday, July 01, 2012

Our transportation law expert provides shippers with a refresher course in the basic legal principles relating to claims for cargo loss and damage.
Posted on 07/01 at 07:03 PM
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If you’ve been keeping one eye on ocean fuel (“bunkers”) pricing as I have, you know that the slowdown in the economy has had a pleasing effect on fuel prices.
Posted on 07/01 at 06:00 AM
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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Logistics Management Group News Editor recently caught up with Doug Waggoner, CEO of Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, at last week’s eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Chicago.
Posted on 06/28 at 11:04 AM
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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Late last week, a U.S. District judge in the District of Columbia granted class action certification to shipper plaintiffs in a lawsuit which maintains that four United States-based Class I railroads—Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern Corp., and CSX—worked together , or colluded, on fuel surcharges assessed to shippers.
Posted on 06/26 at 09:32 AM
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Friday, May 11, 2012

Data from Cass Information Systems in conjunction with investment firm Avondale Partners mostly showed gains for both truckload and intermodal rates in April.
Posted on 05/11 at 12:16 PM
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Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Reversing a trend which occurred in February and March, cost growth outpaced shipment growth, according to data in the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index report.
Posted on 05/08 at 10:41 AM
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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

March shipments at 1.094 were up 2.1 percent compared to February and down 1.3 percent compared to March 2011. Expenditures at 2.317 were up 1.0 percent compared to February and up 4.3 percent compared to March 2011.
Posted on 04/10 at 10:16 AM
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