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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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DOT Announces Proposed Rulemaking for Safe Transportation of Crude Oil, Flammable Materials

July 24, 2014
The U.S. DOT releases new data on Bakken crude oil to support increase safety measures.
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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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John F. Fay Named CEO of INTTRA

Global electronic transaction leader brings technology, information services experience to world’s largest e-shipping platform.
July 21, 2014
INTTRA, the multi-carrier e-commerce network for ocean shipping, announced that John F. Fay has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
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Port of Seattle Improves on Quality Jobs Initiative with Better Wages, More

July 2, 2014
Commission approves minimum wage, compensation, and benefits policy for aeronautical workers.
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DHL Adds 13 Locations Throughout Americas to Life Sciences Thermonet Network

July 1, 2014
DHL Global Forwarding expands its service offerings for the life sciences and healthcare industry in 13 locations in the Americas, adding to the company's worldwide Thermonet network of Certified Life Sciences Stations.
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Dockzilla Mobile Yard Ramps, Portable Loading Docks

July 1, 2014
Dockzilla products reportedly can improve employee safety and increase productivity by up to 80 percent vs. unloading by hand.
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UPS Offers Multimodal Express With China-Europe Rail

July 1, 2014
Service helps customers balance speed and cost in supply chains.
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April 2014 North American Freight Grows From 2013

June 30, 2014
Two of five transportation modes -- pipeline and trucks -- carried more U.S.-NAFTA trade in April 2014 than in April 2013 as U.S.-NAFTA trade rose to $100.1 billion.
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Port of Seattle Welcomes Second New Air Cargo Service to Asia

June 25, 2014
The Port of Seattle is gaining another air freighter carrier to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, as Nippon Cargo Airlines began new seasonal Boeing 747-8 freighter service to Tokyo, Japan.
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