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    • DHL Global Connectedness Index highlights ongoing importance of globalization

      While the COVID-19 pandemic has, in some ways, fundamentally changed certain logistics processes and operations, due to the shifts it brought about in consumer behavior, and, more specifically, consumption and buying preferences, one area that remains on solid footing is globalization. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • 2021 Virtual Summit: Developing a game plan for the future

      The last year and a half has pushed many logistics and supply chain operations to the brink, ushering in capacity, pricing, inventory, fulfillment, labor and global trade challenges that many have never seen before. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • Werner expands final mile portfolio with acquisition of NEHDS Logistics LLC

      Werner officials said that bringing NEHDS into the fold will allow it to integrate the company into its existing nationwide final mile home delivery network, for big and bulky products, and also provide current and existing customers with an expanded menu of service offerings. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • National diesel average price per gallon is down for second straight week, reports EIA

      With a $0.004-cent decrease, the national average came in at $3.720 per gallon, following a $0.001-cent decrease, to $3.724, for the week of November 22. This marked the first decrease since the week of September 13, when the national average fell to $3.372, down from $3.373 the week of September 6. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • POLA and POLB delay Container Dwell Fee implementation again, citing reduction in cargo on docks

      Citing “a combined 37% decline of aging cargo on the docks,” the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) said today that they are again postponing the implementation date for their ocean carrier Container Dwell Fee, which will not be considered before Friday December 6. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • AAR President and CEO Jefferies addresses myriad topics at RailTrends

      With the supply chain remaining front and center, as it relates to the overall economy and goods movement, there was no shortage of things to address for Ian Jefferies, President and CEO of the Association of American Railroads, at the RailTrends Conference hosted by Progressive Railroading and independent railroad analyst Tony Hatch earlier this month. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • DAT Truckload Volume Index sees more new records set

      The most recent edition of the DAT Truckload Volume Index (TVI), for the month of October, which was recently released by DAT Freight & Analytics, again set a new all-time high, with the firm observing that truckload prices, at all-time highs, reflect how shippers are willing to pay premium rates to move their freight. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • STB signs off on CP-KCS merger application

      The STB announced it has “accepted for consideration” the application filed on October 29 by Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS) concerning their potential merger. jberman@peerlessmedia.com