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Partnership Between Yusen Logistics, Inci Logistics

Japan-based global logistics company Yusen Logistics is signing an important and strategic collaboration agreement with Turkish Inci Logistics.
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The Long-Term Effects of Chassis Shortages

It’s no secret that recent chassis shortages have had a huge impact on shippers and carriers alike.

Changes in recent years to the ownership and management of chassis have significantly contributed to the ongoing problem of chassis availability, and it’s not going away any time soon.


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Chicago Air Traffic Impacts Air Freight

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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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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Study: Omni-Channel Retail Driving 3PL Opportunity, as Relationships with Shippers Thrive

The 19th annual Third-Party Logistics study suggests innovation lies ahead but industry must catch up with expectations.
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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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August Freight Spot Market Continues Record-Setting Volume

Spot market freight volume continued to achieve record-setting levels in August, increasing 32 percent compared to the same month in 2013.
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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces 72 TIGER 2014 Recipients

Demand demonstrates need for greater transportation investment through GROW AMERICA Act.
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Yusen Logistics Wins Four Logistics Awards from Renault-Nissan Alliance

Yusen Logistics has scooped four major logistics awards from the Renault-Nissan Alliance.
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EVENTS

Industry

3rd Annual African Railway Summit

11/18/14
Hotel Radisson Blu Gautrain
Johannesburg
South Africa
Contact: Tanaya Priya

The 3rd Annual African Railway Summit on 18 - 19 November 2014 at Hotel Radisson Blu Gautrain, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Industry

Connected Fleets USA 2014

11/20/14
Westin Buckhead, Atlanta
, GA
United States
Contact: Daniel Pavey

Connected Fleets USA 2014 Conference (20th- 21st Nov.) previously known as Telematics for Fleet Management Conference will tackle how fleet management solution are integrating connectivity to harass greater asset visibility and fleet optimization. Learn from hand-picked speakers such as: Donlen, Volvo Trucks, Daimler, LA Metro, Michigan DOT and Microsoft to drive growth in the maturing American market.

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Multimedia

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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

Podcasts

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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WT100 STORE

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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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