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Cargo volume up nearly 9% in South Carolina
South Carolina Ports Authority finishes fiscal year with record cargo volume, rail moves, and inland port activity, officials say.
July 19, 2019

Rakuten Americas names new CEO and COO
Patel and Coulson to foster collaboration among e-commerce giant's business units, including 3PL Rakuten Super Logistics, firm says.
July 19, 2019

Truckers at Port of Oakland expand trials of electric vehicles
Battery-powered truck vendor BYD North America to deliver two class-eight tractors by October.
July 19, 2019

Maritime container rates continue volatile churn, Drewry says
Container freight rates post 4.9 percent rise this week, but remain far below recent highs.
July 18, 2019

Report: Logistics vital to evolving medical supply chain
DHL/American Airlines Cargo study details the future of medical logistics in Latin America and offers four solutions to support the development of "personalized medicine." 
July 17, 2019

Wynright to open $26 million Indiana manufacturing plant by December
Material handling systems vendor to close two Illinois sites, double sales within five years, firm says.
July 17, 2019

Quiet Logistics opens Los Angeles area fulfillment center
La Palma, Calif., site becomes fifth facility in planned expansion to 10 to 12 sites as new parent companies fund growth.
July 17, 2019

Amazon to invest in "upskill" training
Online retailer to invest $700 million to train employees for in-demand jobs across the organization, including at its fulfillment centers and in its transportation network.
July 16, 2019

CBRE: logistics real estate supply ticked up slightly in second quarter
Expansion breaks nearly nine-year trend of declining warehouse space in historically tight market.
July 16, 2019

June retail sales beat forecasts despite tariff stress, NRF finds
NRF also predicts families will spend more than ever on back-to-school purchases this fall.
July 16, 2019

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