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Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Despite the prevailing challenges, the less-than-truckload (LTL) market is seeing steady volume growth and solid profits. Our top sector analysts offer their take on this now vital mode as shippers work to obtain the capacity they need at a rate that works for both parties.
Posted on 07/01 at 09:00 PM
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Thursday, June 04, 2015

As the Port of Houston and other Gulf cargo gateways recover from last months big storm, Hurricane specialists have identified the most vulnerable regions in the nation’s supply chain.
Posted on 06/04 at 08:38 AM
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) had nothing but praise for the Senate passage over the past weekend of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015).
Posted on 05/27 at 03:11 PM
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Friday, May 22, 2015

The Chamber of Marine Commerce today joins governments, policymakers, industry and the general public in celebrating the nation’s merchant marine industry, but also urges reforms to ensure greater industrial competitiveness, jobs and prosperity.
Posted on 05/22 at 08:59 AM
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Friday, May 01, 2015

Well-run private fleets continue to set the gold standard for service, safety, and accountability. However, operating a highly efficient fleet takes work—and money. Increasingly, private fleet managers are operating a “blended” operation, alternating between their own trucks and for-hire options to help mitigate costs.
Posted on 05/01 at 09:00 PM
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Monday, April 20, 2015

Despite great opportunity for growth, the logistics market in Latin America is lagging behind other emerging markets thanks in part to its notoriety for corruption, violence, poor infrastructure and government bureaucracy.
Posted on 04/20 at 03:55 PM
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) for January rose to a positive 2.6 reading, reflecting a one month reaction to fuel price reductions and adjustment for reversal of the 2013 Hours of Service changes.
Posted on 03/25 at 09:20 AM
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Monday, March 23, 2015

The TSA has been without a confirmed administrator since the end of 2014, when John Pistole retired from the agency to take a position in academia.
Posted on 03/23 at 09:02 AM
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Sunday, March 01, 2015

Ocean cargo carriers vying for market share and sustainable profits are using a variety of methods to get the upper hand this year. Analysts say that while some are leveraging partnerships, others are wagering on reliability to trump that play. Shippers, meanwhile, are hoping that it will all amount to more than just zero-sum.

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Once again, major shippers are asking the U.S. Congress and the Surface Transportation Board to help them counterbalance the rail industry juggernaut with easily accessible rate reasonableness testing and service regulation (Senate Bill 2777).
Posted on 11/01 at 08:00 AM
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