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Survey: Global Shipping Professionals’ Opinions on Top Technology Priorities, Challenges

Survey on the state of technology in ocean shipping reveals top priority is improving supply chain visibility capabilities for higher quality data.
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Study: $4.3 Billion Economic Impact From Tacoma, Seattle Ports

Marine cargo operations at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma supported more than 48,000 jobs in 2013, which generated nearly $4.3 billion in economic activity.
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Get the Most from Carrier Relationships

Openness and trust are important to ensure capacity and results in supply chain relationships.

Shippers have traditionally evaluated their carriers first on price, and then on the markets they serve. The reason is simple.


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Toyota Chooses Savannah for Exports to Australia, New Zealand

Ocean Terminal to move thousands of Highlanders every year.
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Corps of Engineers, Port of Seattle Sign Harbor Deepening Cost-Sharing Agreement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Port of Seattle signed an agreement moving forward with a $3 million cost-shared feasibility study to investigate potential Port deepening alternatives.
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July 2014 North American Freight Numbers Totaled $101.1 Billion

U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $101.1 billion in July 2014 as all five major transportation modes -- air, vessel, pipeline, rail, and trucks -- carried more U.S.-NAFTA freight than in July 2013.
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Army Corps of Engineers Clears Bayport Channel for Dredging

Monthly operating revenues again exceed $24 million, due to robust cargo growth.
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EPA’s SmartWay Honors Green Freight Industry Leaders

Menlo Logistics, Ryder Supply Chain Solutions, and ShipCarsNow are a few of the winners chosen for the EPA SmartWay Excellence Awards.
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Port Congestion, Equipment Shortages Plague Transpacific Shippers

Global congestion is a recurring theme.
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FedEx to Increase Shipping Rates for Express, Ground and Freight Services

FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight will increase shipping rates effective January 5, 2015.
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KC SmartPort Momentum

Kansas City SmartPort Momentum 2013 focused on 3PLs, the issues facing the industry, and the role or logistics in economic development

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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions

                                         

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World Trade 100 Magazine

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2014 October

Check out the October 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring our cover story: Logistics Drives Site Selection, plus much more!

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Transportation Capacity

As peak season has gotten underway, what is your experience with transportation capacity?
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World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling, 1st Edition

Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.

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