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Memorandum of Understanding Signed Between Houston, Antwerp Ports Set

While the Port of Houston is the largest breakbulk port in the U.S., Antwerp operates the largest breakbulk terminal in Europe.
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GPA Achieves 13 Percent Growth in Container Traffic

Port of Savannah is now investing in capacity expansion.
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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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Georgia Ports Authority Helps Bring 1,900 New Jobs to Georgia

Port of Savannah set to double capacity in 10 years.
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Army Corps of Engineers Clears Bayport Channel for Dredging

Monthly operating revenues again exceed $24 million, due to robust cargo growth.
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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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EPA Announces Grant Opportunities to Reduce Diesel Emissions at Ports

EPA announced the availability of up to $5 million in grant funding to establish clean diesel projects aimed at reducing emissions from marine and inland water ports located in areas of poor air quality.
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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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Study: 86 Percent of Retailers Expect 2014 Online Holiday Sales to Increase

ChannelAdvisor reveals the holiday results of its multichannel e-commerce study.
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Individuals May Be Held Personally Liable for Entry Violations

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) reversed its position, now agreeing with the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT), that individuals could be held personally liable for attempting to introduce or enter goods through fraudulent or negligent documents or other information.
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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

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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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