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ATA: Trump tariffs on intermodal containers would have cost logistics companies $63 million per year
Trucking trade group praises administration for withdrawing threat of added trade war fees on Chinese-made, 53-foot steel boxes.
UPS opens high-speed package sortation center in Delaware
Highly automated facility adds 70% more package processing power to support regional demand, company says.
Report: The delivery economy is here
Demand for fast, seamless delivery is changing the customer experience across B2C and B2B supply chains, tech firm says.
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Logistics gives back
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Postal Service delivers $2.3 billion loss for third quarter
Mail office's "fixed and mandated costs" are rising faster than its revenues, postmaster general says.
Logistics industry growth accelerates in July
Monthly Logistics Manager's Index rises 2 percent to 57.2; researchers cite continued decline in transportation prices.
AIT Worldwide Logistics makes third acquisition in less than a year
Buying freight forwarder Unitrans International Corp. enhances trade lanes in Asia and Europe, adds customers in aerospace, defense, food ingredient, high-tech, and life sciences.
New Saddle Creek CEO sees promise of growth in omnichannel services
Cabrera plans to refine 3PL's approach to network configuration, new technologies, and transportation management.
Amazon to open Pittsburgh fulfillment center
One million square-foot center will be the company's 15th operations facility in Pennsylvania and will give employees access to the firm's "upskilling" initiative, Amazon says.
Report gives "F" grade for logistics industry health to Delaware, Hawaii, New Hampshire, New Mexico, and Rhode Island
Annual scorecard from Ball State University provides economic data for manufacturing and logistics site selection.

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