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Boeing Signs New Lease for Long-Term Growth at Southern California Logistics Airport

City of Victorville offers options to renew for $8.3 million lease over the next 12 years.
April 23, 2014
The Boeing Company has signed a $1.8 million three-year lease at the City of Victorville’s Southern California Logistics Airport (SCLA).
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Old Dominion Announces General Rate Increase

A GRI increase of 4.3 percent goes into effect May 1, 2014.
April 17, 2014
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., announced from the carrier’s Thomasville, N.C. headquarters the organization will be increasing its base rates 4.3 percent effective May 1, 2014.
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Steamship Lines Announce May GRIs

These GRIs are expected to go into effect on May 1, 2014.
April 4, 2014
Ocean carriers have announced new general rate increases (GRIs) for eastbound cargo from Far East and Indian sub-continent origins to the U.S. and Canada.
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Maersk Sells Danbor to NorSea Group

The sale from Maersk to NorSea Group is expected to be completed by April 30, 2014.
April 3, 2014
Maersk Group and NorSea Group have agreed on the sale of Danbor's core business activities in logistics and services for the wind and oil and gas industries.
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XPO Logistics Acquires Pacer International

The transaction makes XPO Logistics the third largest provider of intermodal services in North America, and the largest cross-border Mexico provider.
April 3, 2014
XPO Logistics Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of Pacer International Inc. (Pacer) in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $335 million.
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Amber Road Offers IPO Pricing

The global trade management company announces pricing of common stock at $13.00 per share.
March 24, 2014
Amber Road Inc., a provider of global trade management (GTM), announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 7,391,565 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $13.00 per share.
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Georgia Ports Authority Has 6 Percent Container Growth

Similar strength predicted through Q4 2014 for GPA.
March 24, 2014
The Georgia Ports Authority has moved more than 2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) so far this fiscal year (July-February), for an increase of 6.2 percent or an additional 119,318 TEUs.
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Descartes Reports Q4 FY2014, Annual Financial Results

"As we look ahead to fiscal 2015, we remain optimistic about Descartes’ future as we continue to see strong demand for our SaaS-based solutions that drive the largest collaborative logistics community in the world," said Edward Ryan, CEO of Descartes.
March 6, 2014
"As we look ahead to fiscal 2015, we remain optimistic about Descartes’ future as we continue to see strong demand for our SaaS-based solutions that drive the largest collaborative logistics community in the world," said Edward Ryan, CEO of Descartes.
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ABF Freight Announces Revised Rates

Increased rates of 5.4 percent will be effective March 24, 2014.
March 5, 2014
Increased rates of 5.4 percent will be effective March 24, 2014.
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CEVA Holdings Reports Q4, Full Year 2013 Results

The adjusted EBITDA increased 57 percent year-on-year in Q4 and improved operating results driven by contract logistics.
March 3, 2014
The adjusted EBITDA increased 57 percent year-on-year in Q4 and improved operating results driven by contract logistics.
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Global Trade: A Trade System for the 21st Century

6/9/14
Chatham House
10 St James's Square
London
United Kingdom

Trade agreements and the relative merits of bilateralism and multilateralism are currently in sharp focus. As the World Trade Organisation (WTO) achieves its first breakthrough on trade facilitation and bilateral negotiations unfold between trading partners across the Atlantic and Pacific, a new era for global trade appears to be emerging.

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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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Calculating a true landed cost for global sourcing directly correlates with the profitability of purchased goods. However, few companies can command real-time visibility in to all the costs involved for cross border movements. In this podcast, World Trade 100 and Amber Road highlight how a comprehensive global trade platform that converges both logistics and compliance costs can deliver true landed cost visibility.

 

Speaker: Hung Lee, Senior Product Manager, Amber Road

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