This Week in Logistics News (May 11-15, 2015)

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Walmart To Test A Free, Three-Day Shipping Service That’s Half The Price Of Amazon Prime (TechCrunch). March 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Cass Freight Index – April 2015. Shipping Line CMA CGM Signs Deal for Cuba Logistics Hub (WSJ – sub.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 2, 2016)

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What does the future hold for Cuba and my family there? I go back to what I said last year when people were asking me what I thought about President Obama normalizing relations with Cuba: I really don’t know what to think. Maersk to buy German shipping line Hamburg Sud (Reuters).

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This Week in Logistics News (February 9-13, 2015)

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Bigger Container Ships Pose Bigger Risks (WSJ – sub. December 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). With more than 30 cargo ships anchored offshore, countless supply chains scrambling, and the prospect of a $2 billion per day hit on the U.S.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 26-30, 2015)

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With almost 2 feet of snow on the ground, the Blizzard of 2015 hit us hard here in Boston, but I was prepared with my “Made in Cuba” snow shovels. November 2014 North American Freight Numbers. Billion Ship Order (WSJ – sub.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

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He had just arrived from Cuba, and having grown up on a farm, seeing those tall buildings rise from the ground was simply amazing. DAT Solutions Launches Freight Market Analytics Service. Toys R Us lowers free shipping limit for online orders. Today is September 11.

Logistics, Perpetually in Motion (Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2016)

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Addressed customs initiatives in the United States, Canada, The Netherlands, Cuba and Paraguay. First, Descartes is starting to focus on helping companies, especially small and mid-sized businesses, better integrate and automate their e-commerce, warehouse management and shipping processes.