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NOAA forecasters predict normal to above-normal 2018 hurricane season
Chance of a less active Atlantic storm season just 25 percent, agency says.
The Year of ALAN
Let 2017 mark the year this impressive 12-year-old came of age.
UPS resumes service to Puerto Rico; offers rate discounts to individual shippers
Deliveries restored to all but 27 ZIP codes; discounts available through Oct. 31 to non-contract customers.
Trump's Jones Act waiver to aid Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands may not solve near-term problem
Stevedores want cash to move boxes, but many banks aren't open to provide it, Fulton of ALAN says.
Will two disasters in three weeks move the cloud investment needle?
Cleanup after Irma continues apace as companies take stock of their resiliency efforts and IT investments.
No dog left behind: Animal rescuers respond to Hurricane Harvey
Trucks and planes deployed to shuttle lost dogs between kennels.
Tethered drone to be tested to assess damage wreaked by Harvey
One-week pilot program, underwritten by The UPS Foundation, starts Tuesday in Houston.
Ports of Savannah, Brunswick to shut ahead of Irma's arrival
Ports to close Saturday through Tuesday, GPA says.
Harvey moves on, leaving a transport network with formidable challenges
Trucking operations to resume out of balance, with many truckload carriers, drivers chasing high-margin "FEMA Freight." LTL carriers may see major cost hit.
As Harvey remains a menace, ALAN lays groundwork for long-term recovery efforts
Warehouse, DC space expected to spring up in Houston, Gulf Coast once floodwaters recede; pop-up warehouse to support huge redistribution operation, Fulton says.

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