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ARTICLES

National Retail Federation Honored By EPA

NRF was recognized with a SmartWay Affiliate Challenge award.
April 22, 2014
The EPA recognized NRF for supporting policies and practices that reduce truck emissions and enhance freight efficiency.
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NAFTANEXT to Focus On Improving Energy Sustainability in North American Trade

Clean diesel power’s role in the economic growth and sustainability to be highlighted at NAFTANEXT Summit celebrating NAFTA’s 20th anniversary.
April 22, 2014
At the tri-national summit examining the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), government, transportation and energy officials will explore diesel power’s role in expanding future trade while also improving air quality.
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TERP Guideline Revisions, Public Comment on Drayage Truck Incentive Guidelines

The public comment period closes May 30, 2014.
April 21, 2014
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is providing an opportunity for written and oral public comments on the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) Diesel Emissions Reduction Incentive Program (DERI program) entitled Texas Emissions Reduction Plan: Guidelines for Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants (ERIG) (RG-388) and the new Drayage Truck Incentive Program (DTIP) Guidelines (RG-524).
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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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XRS Announces Trip Management Software for Private Fleets

Route import, creation, monitoring and planned vs. actual reporting give fleets insight into critical customer service metrics.
April 17, 2014
XRS Corporation adds mobile fleet optimization software aimed at bringing insight into customer’s routes, allowing for better on-time delivery metrics, enhanced driver productivity and real-time information into daily operations.
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Averitt Earns LTL Gold Award From Dick’s Sporting Goods

Averitt was recognized with the honor during the 2nd Annual Dick's Sporting Goods Logistics Conference in Pittsburgh.
April 11, 2014
In three years, Averitt Express has gone from being a new carrier for Dick's Sporting Goods to earning the national retailer's 2013 Gold Award in the less-than-truckload (LTL) category.
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Georgia Ports Sets All-Time Monthly Highs in Tonnage, Ro/Ro

Fiscal-year-to-date tonnage up by 15.5 percent; Ro/Ro up by 21 percent.
April 10, 2014
The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its highest month on record in March, moving 2.61 million tons of cargo – a 15.5 percent increase over the same month a year ago.
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Accellos Announces Integration Between Prophesy Dispatch, MacroPoint

Duo provides dynamic location tracking for brokered loads within TMS.
April 10, 2014
Accellos announced new integration between their Prophesy Dispatch TMS product and MacroPoint, a service which provides location tracking for brokered loads.
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New Link “SEAL” Trucking Service Connects South East Asia, Indochina

The service operates five times a week between Singapore and Malaysia, and runs two to three times a week connecting Malaysia with Bangkok and Vietnam (Hanoi).
April 9, 2014
Yusen Logistics announces the launch of the South East Asia Link service (SEAL) – a cross-border trucking service for Indochina.
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EPA Teams with Ports to Improve Environmental Performance

Clean diesel grants and new ports initiative will advance sustainable technologies.
April 8, 2014
EPA is hosting the “Advancing Sustainable Ports” summit to mark the kickoff of a new EPA initiative to recognize ports that take action to improve environmental performance.
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EVENTS

IANA Intermodal Expo

9/21/14
Long Beach, California
Long Beach, CA
United States
Contact: Anna Denecke

Intermodal EXPO is the largest transportation event focused solely on intermodal. It is where the industry’s products and services are showcased and the industry’s issues and challenges are examined. The entire intermodal community is represented — from industry suppliers to transportation service providers to beneficial cargo owners and everyone in between!

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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

 

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