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Tuesday, April 08, 2014
High-ranking leadership for the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee is calling on the U.S. Government Accountability Office to evaluate two studies that were used to justify changes for the motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that went into effect last July.
UPS last week rolled out three new multi-client healthcare dedicated facilities in Latin America in Mexico City, Mexico, San Paulo, Brazil, and Santiago, Chile.
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The fact that the intersection of transportation and federal policy is potentially standing in the way of true signs of progress was evident in a conference call featuring former Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood that was hosted by investment firm Stifel Nicolaus late last week.
Diesel prices came in this week at $3.959 per gallon, marking the fourth straight weekly decline and the fifth drop in the last six weeks, according to data released by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
With the Panama Canal expansion meeting its deadline in late 2015, shippers are busy determining which gateways would best serve their future needs.
Even the most dominant U.S. ports can’t afford to become complacent in the face of several competitive factors converging at mid-year, say industry analysts.
Monday, March 31, 2014
The survey tells us that global demand for logistics space from occupiers is fairly widespread and strong in many markets, especially the larger markets around key population centers.
JLL experts predict that corporate occupier demand will continue to increase in the next six months
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Building a resilient supply chain requires success in four key areas: policy, strategy, information technology and partnerships.
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Tuesday, March 25, 2014
In a move that further establishes its dominance in European logistics, UPS announced a $200 million expansion of its European air hub facilities at Cologne/Bonn Airport in Germany.