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Big Increase in Steel Moving Across Docks at Port of Houston Authority in July

Record monthly operating revenues exceed $24 million.
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Transpacific Carriers Plan September GRI/PSS

Transpacific ocean carriers are vying for a September general rate increase (GRI) for cargo shipments to the U.S.
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Transportation Intermediaries Association Faces Freight Broker, Carrier Scam

Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has received identity theft reports from freight broker and carrier companies whose logos, graphics, text and other intellectual property were stolen from their companies’ web sites.
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SC Ports Authority Fiscal Year Earnings, Volumes Surpass Plans

July cargo volumes deliver strong start to new fiscal year.
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Energy Department Invests More Than $55 Million to Advance Efficient Vehicle Technologies

As part of the efforts to reduce dependence on foreign oil and transition to a clean energy economy, the Energy Department announced more than $55 million for 31 new projects to accelerate research and development of critical vehicle technologies that will improve fuel efficiency and reduce costs.
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Hawaii, U.S. Territories Aim to Increase Fuel Diversity with LNG Imports

Unlike the rest of the United States, energy consumption in island states and territories is almost entirely petroleum-based.
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No Calm for Maritime

It looks as though continued volatility will be the story for ocean shipping

As much as one hates to use the phrase “shot across the bow” when writing about maritime shipping, there’s likely no better way to capture the surprise inspired by China’s recent decision to block the formation of the P3 alliance.


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Transpacific Cargo to U.S., Canada Incurs General Rate Increase, Peak Season Surcharge

Transpacific cargo shipments to the U.S. and Canada have incurred GRI and PSS surcharges during August's movements.
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Port of Churchill Marks Beginning of 85th Grain Shipping Season

The Port of Churchill celebrated its 85th anniversary by holding its annual First Vessel Ceremony to mark the start of the shipping season.
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Barcoding Inc. Joins TomTom Telematics to Deliver Fleet Management Software

Mobility expert to sell, deploy and support WEBFLEET fleet management and vehicle tracking solutions.
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Five Wearable Manufacturing Technologies of the Future

Video applications, Employee Monitoring, Field service, Plant monitoring, Improving employee safety.

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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.

 

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