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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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Monday, October 06, 2014

Genpact began in 1997 as a business unit within General Electric, adapting and extendng Lean and Six Sigma values
Posted on 10/06 at 12:49 PM
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Monday, September 01, 2014

Results from our annual survey suggest that carriers, driven by a need to maximize profitability, are at a polar opposite with shippers who are focused on reducing costs. This lack of alignment has created a struggle that has resulted in a loss of focus on the bigger prize—being able to compete supply chain to supply chain.
Posted on 09/01 at 08:59 PM
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

FedEx Ground, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, reports today that a decision by a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed previous rulings by the District Court for the Northern District of Indiana in three class action cases involving mostly former independent contractors for FedEx Ground
Posted on 08/27 at 02:44 PM
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Monday, August 25, 2014

Middlemen comprising the Transportation Intermediaries Association made money last quarter, say researchers.
Posted on 08/25 at 12:24 PM
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Friday, August 01, 2014

The P3 Network was nixed in June, and now the world’s largest ocean cargo carriers are facing a vexing dilemma: how to reorganize global services and still make money. Meanwhile, shippers will be forced to manage other huge carrier partnerships during this peak season.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:00 PM
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Monday, July 07, 2014

Hamburg Sud and Evergreen finished closely behind in the AgTC voting, and were also recognized for their superior performance. Congratulations to all three.
Posted on 07/07 at 07:19 PM
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Tuesday, July 01, 2014

The $300 billion for-hire truckload (TL) sector is enjoying a fairly busy 2014, with most carriers reporting a balanced picture of tighter-than-average capacity against decent if not spectacular demand levels.
Posted on 07/01 at 08:50 PM
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While there are currently more good signs than bad regarding the economy, it’s safe to say that we may need to “curb our enthusiasm,” as comedian Larry David may observe, until we see more sustained signs of growth and improvement. That is, of course, unless you follow the railroad and intermodal sectors.
Posted on 07/01 at 08:40 PM
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