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FedEx to Increase Shipping Rates for Express, Ground and Freight Services

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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

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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

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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

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Yusen Logistics has scooped four major logistics awards from the Renault-Nissan Alliance.
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First U.S. Partnership to Bring CNG to Customers in Advance of Pipeline Extension

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For the first time in the nation, a local natural gas distribution company (LDC) and a “virtual pipeline” provider have partnered to provide CNG to new customers -- in advance of a pipeline extension.
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South Carolina Ports Authority Awarded $10.8 Million TIGER Grant

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SC Ports Authority has been awarded a $10.8 million Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant for planned upgrades and improvements to its Wando Welch Terminal.
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World Liquid Fuel Use Projected to Rise Almost 40 Percent by 2040

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World petroleum and other liquid fuels consumption will increase 38 percent by 2040, spurred by increased demand in the developing Asia and Middle East.
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Rails Eye Intermodal Growth

Anticipating increased traffic in the near future, railroads are investing heavily in infrastructure improvements.
By Perry A. Trunick
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Freight volumes are reportedly strong. In some cases, the evidence is visible in official statistics, but in many cases, it is still anecdotal.


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Anheuser-Busch Converts Houston Trucking Fleet to CNG Vehicles from Ryder

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New 66-tractor, heavy-haul fleet will deliver reduced environmental impact and company savings.
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YRC Freight Albuquerque Professional Driving Team Sets Company Safety Record

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Fifteen million mile accident- and injury-free streak began in January 2013.
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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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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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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 September

Check out the September 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring the 2014 Logistics Directory, plus much more!
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Transportation Capacity

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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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