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Hurricane Dorian forces port closures across U.S. east coast
Freight disruptions and fuel shortages could last for days, with South Carolina ports not set to open until Friday.

Online grocery sector cooks up fast growth as Amazon and Walmart fight for top rank
Grocers investing in rapid digital transformation while trying to curb costs of delivery services, Edge by Ascential says.

Tropical Storm Dorian nears hurricane strength off Puerto Rico
Track could include Florida by Monday as Coast Guard closes Port San Juan in preparation.

CBRE: Logistics real estate market booming in 14 small markets
Regions offer growth opportunities outside major gateways, firm says.

Freight transportation measure favors shippers again in June, FTR says
Trucking rates continue to soften as Shippers Conditions Index hits highest point since February 2016.

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.

Logistics gives back
Here's our monthly roundup of some of the charitable works and donations by companies in the material handling and logistics space.

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.


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