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By Sara Pearson Specter · March 22, 2017
Speaker David DeLong, president of Smart Workforce Strategies, will explain why industry executives can no longer be complacent when it comes to recruiting, developing and retaining high potential employees and future leaders.
By Patrick Burnson · March 21, 2017
Quintiq has been selected by the Panama Canal Authority to plan, schedule and optimize all vessels transit operations through the Canal to reduce costs, improve safety and increase overall efficiency and reliability.
By Jeff Berman · March 21, 2017
The ATA’s not seasonally-adjusted (NSA) index, which represents the change in tonnage actually hauled by fleets before any seasonal adjustment, was 125.5 in February and 4.6 percent below January’s 131.7.
By LM Staff · March 21, 2017
While the industry feels positive following the election, FTR said there are risks related to various economic proposals currently being considered by the new administration and Congress.
By LM Staff · March 21, 2017
The Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this week that the average price per gallon of diesel gasoline fell 2.5 cents to $2.539 per gallon.
By Jeff Berman · March 20, 2017
Freight shipments and expenditures both showed significant signs of improvement for the second straight month, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems.
By Mike Levans · March 20, 2017
the early attendee forecast is any indication, you may have already landed in Chicago for ProMat 2017 (April 3-6), the materials handling industry’s leading trade show and educational conference, sponsored by MHI.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 20, 2017
The new 3C program allows students to study on three continents in ten months, gaining a global perspective and a master's degree.
By Jeff Berman · March 17, 2017
While the White House has lofty aspirations with its proposed $1 trillion infrastructure investment plan, it looks like there may be some harsh budgetary realities to deal with first, considering the proposed cuts for the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) as per President Trump’s budget blueprint, which was released yesterday.
By Jeff Berman · March 17, 2017
Carloads headed up 4.3 percent annually to 253,664, and intermodal containers and trailers were up 4.5 percent annually at 256,974.
By Jeff Berman · March 16, 2017
The 33 XPO drivers filing for representation were formerly part of Con-way Freight, the less-than-truckload unit of Con-way, whom XPO acquired in late 2015.
By Jeff Berman · March 16, 2017
Total POLA February volume dropped 12.4 percent annually to 625,381 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEU), and POLB volumes decreased 11.2 annually percent to 498,311 TEU.
By Patrick Burnson · March 15, 2017
CargoSmart Limited – a global management software provider serving the logistics community – has just introduced Route Master, a tool designed for ocean cargo shippers to leverage big data for greater visibility and benchmarking.
By Jeff Berman · March 15, 2017
Commerce reported that February retail sales were up 0.6 percent compared to January, and the NRF reported that February retail sales, excluding automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, saw a 0.2 percent seasonally-adjusted increase compared to January.
By Jeff Berman · March 15, 2017
Company officials said that with this office, the company will be able to better assist Latin America-based customers, while continuing to provide shippers with truckload, less-than-truckload, intermodal brokerage, and transportation management services.

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