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Open Throttle for Rail

By Dan McCue
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Rail transportation growth continues, favoring intermodal, but also including innovative routing.
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Intermodal is Viable – and Growing – for Cold Shipping

Truckload and LTL cold chain shipments are taking to rails and finding price and service levels make intermodal a viable solution.
By Gail Dutton
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Temperature-controlled shipments are moving to intermodal for the same reasons as other freight, and finding a match on service.
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NOL Renews Contract with Union Pacific

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Neptune Orient Lines Ltd. (NOL) has renewed its contract with Union Pacific Railroad for U.S. rail transport of containerized cargo. The new agreement extends a decades-long relationship in which Union Pacific has been the lead intermodal rail provider for Singapore-based NOL’s businesses.
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Schneider Extends Intermodal

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Schneider National Inc. www.schneider.com has signed a new, multiyear agreement with CSX Transportation www.csx.com under which the railroad will serve as one of Schneider’s primary rail providers. The agreement sets the stage for sustained, long-term service within the Eastern U.S. as Schneider’s intermodal freight volumes continue to increase.
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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-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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