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Survey: Retailers Preparing for Surge in Online Shopping with Re-Focused Shipping Calendar

With expectations higher than ever for a merry omnichannel holiday season, retailers are assertively preparing their shipping operations to avoid delivery and service hiccups.
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Yusen Logistics Americas Offers Short Haul Intermodal Service

Yusen Logistics Inc., a global third-party logistics provider, is expanding its Short Haul Intermodal Service, available for moving commodities within the Eastern U.S. distribution network.
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Energy Department Announces $13.4 Million to Develop Advanced Biofuels, Bioproducts

The Energy Department announced up to $13.4 million for five projects to develop advanced biofuels and bioproducts that will help drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel from biomass
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Toyota Chooses Savannah for Exports to Australia, New Zealand

Ocean Terminal to move thousands of Highlanders every year.
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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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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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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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FedEx to Increase Shipping Rates for Express, Ground and Freight Services

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

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

Demand demonstrates need for greater transportation investment through GROW AMERICA Act.
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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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