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Midwest: Options for Extended Supply Chains

The region’s strengths allow companies to lower their logistics costs
July 28, 2014

As companies examine their end-to-end supply chain — from Asian and other overseas sources to the United States — their thought processes and data analyses look at several issues.


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May 2014 North American Freight Numbers Released

July 24, 2014
U.S.-NAFTA trade totaled $103.9 billion in May 2014 as four of five transportation modes-- vessel, pipeline, rail, and trucks--- carried more U.S.-NAFTA trade than in May 2013,
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Open Letter Urging Congress to Address Long-Term Transportation Needs

July 22, 2014
As Congress considers legislation to avoid a shortfall of the Highway Trust Fund, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and 11 of his predecessors offered the following open letter to Congress.
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TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes in Q1, Q2 2014 Shatters Any Six-Month Record

July 22, 2014
Compared to last year's first half, TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index saw volumes swell an impressive 42 percent year-over-year, shattering any combined semi-annual volumes since TransCore Link Logistics started recording data.
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SC Ports Announce Eight Percent Fiscal Year Growth

July 21, 2014
SC Ports Authority reported a strong finish for the 2014 fiscal year with 8 percent container growth, an increase of 2 percent over projected plans.
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National Freight Advisory Committee Submits Freight Recommendations

July 21, 2014
The National Freight Advisory Committee (NFAC) has submitted a report containing 81 recommendations for improving the performance of the nation's freight transportation system.
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Averitt Improves Service from Midwest to Canada

July 16, 2014
Includes one-day transit from Chicago to Toronto.
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Clean Energy Fuel Stations Open Across Nation

July 16, 2014
Clean Energy opens “Gateway to the West” for seaboard heavy-duty CNG truck fleet; opens first-of-its-kind CNG station with NG Advantage in Pembroke, N.H.
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Freight, Rates Surge on the Spot TL Market

July 15, 2014
Freight availability in June is up 50 percent year-over-year.
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Hudson Bay Railway Line Reopens Service

July 15, 2014
The Hudson Bay Railway (HBR), which serves northern Manitoba, restored all freight operations on July 5, 2014
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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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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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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

 

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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World Trade 100 Magazine

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2014 July

Check out the July 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring Air Cargo, Near Shoring, plus much more!
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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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