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The Metamorphosis of Drayage

How drayage evolved into a prime driver of efficiency and supply chain visibility
By Walter Weart
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Origin and destination drayage has been a problem intermodal service providers have encountered since the onset of intermodal.


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ABF Freight Earns National LTL Carrier of the Year Award

This is the second consecutive year ABF Freight earned a national LTL Carrier of the Year Award; Four years total, including 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014.
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ABF FreightSM has earned the National LTL Carrier of the Year Award from the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council.
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INTTRA, Catapult International Partner for Integrated Rate Management

Agreement combines Catapult’s rate and contract management offering with INTTRA’s global e-shipping software to deliver better shipping capability.
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INTTRA announced an agreement with Catapult International to sell integrated rate and contract management capabilities to freight forwarders, shippers and carriers that use INTTRA’s global e-shipping software.
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XPO Logistics Acquires Pacer International

The transaction makes XPO Logistics the third largest provider of intermodal services in North America, and the largest cross-border Mexico provider.
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XPO Logistics Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of Pacer International Inc. (Pacer) in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $335 million.
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Intermodal’s Rising Star

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Rail intermodal freight has shown strong growth for railroads.


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Dot Com Distribution

By Gail Dutton
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In the world of “gotta have it now,” eCommerce is defining small-package shipping.


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U.S. and Japan; A Blooming Friendship

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 In 1912, the Japanese government gave America cherry blossom trees to represent goodwill between the two nations. 


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The Most Important Ties

Many believe the economic and trade relationship between the U.S. and China is the most important.
By Perry A. Trunick
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Many believe the economic and trade relationship between the U.S. and China is the most important.


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Alliance Award – Domestic Multimodal: The Right Dialogue

By Perry A. Trunick
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 Open discussions with the right partners can lead to good results and continuous improvement. 


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Rails Build for Intermodal

The continued rise of rail intermodal is being fueled by markets and investment.
By Perry A. Trunick
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The continued rise of rail intermodal is being fueled by markets and investment.


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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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2014 September

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