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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced international scheduled traffic statistics for June, showing continued strong demand growth as the industry recovers from the impact of the global financial crisis.

Wooden pallets aren’t the only game in town. Plastic pallets are still a niche product, but their market share is growing. Here’s the lowdown on when plastic is the right choice.

Following last week’s positive forecast, YRC Worldwide’s stock price began surging to 30 cents since hitting a low of 11 cents a share July 7, after being put under extreme pressure in the recent past.

Used pallets are extending the life of the pallet and saving money on shipping costs. Here’s a look at when a used pallet fits the bill.

Shippers comprising the Waterfront Coalition are among those stakeholders now urging a quick conclusion of negotiations on a contract for the Office and Clerical Unit in southern California.

The Port of Los Angeles began the final phase of its 13-year, $370 million Main Channel Deepening Project (MCDP) late last week.

Keep an eye out for our pallet survey and help us learn more about how the pallet market is evolving.

The customized third-party high-tech service parts logistics has announced significant expansion of its strategic stocking location (SSL) network in Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC).

In case you missed it, a trio of like-minded Senators rolled out some very interesting “FREIGHT”-focused legislation yesterday.

Weekly carload volumes—at 282,199—were up 3.5 percent compared to 2009 and down 13.8 percent compared to 2008.

A study designed to examine current less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation pricing practices conducted by the supply chain management department at Auburn University—and sponsored by SMC3 is scheduled to kick off later this year.

Modern gets ready to launch a pallet and load unitization newsletter

With an eye on creating a freight transportation policy that would ensure the country’s transportation system supports its global economic competitiveness, a group of senators led by Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced legislation today that would direct the federal government to develop and implement a strategic plan to improve the nation’s freight transportation system and provide investment in freight transportation projects.

United States port security may be seeing some notable changes should legislation to be introduced by Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) one day be signed into law.

In order to help stop irresponsible arms transfers globally, Amnesty International has joined with Oxfam and the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) to set up the Control Arms campaign




 

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