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By Patrick Burnson · July 21, 2015
The ocean container carrier industry has been plagued by overcapacity of late, but a new technology partnership may begin to address it
By LM Staff · July 21, 2015
The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline fell for the eighth consecutive week, according to data issued by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. Falling 3.2 cents to $2.782 per gallon, diesel prices have fallen a cumulative 12.7 cents over this period from the week of June 1 through July 20.
By Jeff Berman · July 21, 2015
While nearly one-third of LM survey respondents note Peak Season has a significant impact on operations, industry experts say it will not be much to write home about this year
By Patrick Burnson · July 20, 2015
As the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) concludes its first financial trading year 2014-15, its Annual Report reflects on the achievements of the past 12 months including how it has worked with other organizations in its role as an effective voice for shippers around the world.
By Jeff Berman · July 20, 2015
APICS and AST&L officials said that this merger will provide support to the end-to-end supply chain body of knowledge that fuels APICS’s global supply chain research, education and certification programs.
By Jeff Berman · July 17, 2015
Total POLA volumes in June were down 2 percent compared to June 2014 at 721,802 TEU, and June volumes at POLB declined 4.4 percent annually at 583,621 TEU.
By LM Staff · July 17, 2015
U.S. carloads were down 6.6 percent annually at 271,494, and intermodal volume was up 2.4 percent at 262,603 containers and trailers.
By Jeff Berman · July 16, 2015
June freight shipments—at 1.160—picked up where May left off in posting its highest level of the year, topping May by 0.2 percent and down 3.4 percent compared to June 2014. This gain comes at a time when the economy shows signs of “weakening,” according to the report.
By MMH Staff · July 16, 2015
Research firm expects number of devices will grow at an average rate of 20%.
By MMH Staff · July 16, 2015
Atlanta warehouse supports organization's response to natural and man-made disasters.
By LM Staff · July 16, 2015
With roughly two weeks until the most recent short-term extension for the federal surface transportation authorization expires, things have been brewing in both the House and Senate, with an eye on both the short-term and the long-term prospects of keeping surface transportation authorization.
By Jeff Berman · July 16, 2015
For the month of June, the state of truckload and intermodal freight rates was again mixed, according to the most recent edition of the Truckload and Intermodal Cost Indexes from Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners.
By MMH Staff · July 16, 2015
New facility and dedicated sales team to support manufacturing and fulfillment sectors in Mexico and southern U.S.
By Patrick Burnson · July 16, 2015
New evidence that U.S. West Coast ports are losing market share to ports in the East and some Gulf regions surfaced in a new report issued by Zepol, a global trade and intelligence provider.
By Jeff Berman · July 15, 2015
Quarterly operating income at $1.017 billion rose 2 percent, and quarterly revenue at roughly $3.06 billion was down 6 percent, and operating ratio for the quarter dropped to 66.8 for a new all-time record.

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