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Shippers Push Logistics Firms to Help Offset Transport Costs 
A tightening market for truck capacity and longer transit times for rail shipments are putting pressure on logistics companies to help shippers manage the movement of goods and to offset the rising cost of transportation.

Industry Hopes Expired Tax Credits Are Renewed in Lame-Duck Session 
Expired tax credits worth hundreds of millions of dollars to the trucking industry and fuel producers hang in the balance as Congress meets for a lame-duck session that could be contentious or productive.

Domestic Intermodal Cargo Reaches Milestone, Surpasses International Shipments in 3rd Quarter 
Fast-growing domestic intermodal reached a milestone in the third quarter by exceeding international intermodal cargo for the first time on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Intermodal Association of North America reported last week.





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Trailer Orders Surge to Record High
Trailer orders leaped to a record-high 47,810 in October, almost doubling from a year ago, ACT Research Co. reported.

LiveOnWeb EXTRA: More on Logistics
This eight-minute video segment contains bonus footage with additional discussion of logistics that did not air live during our LiveOnWeb Top 50 Logistics Companies Webcast.

Renewable Fuels Quotas for 2014 Delayed by EPA After Fight
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency punted on setting quotas for the use of renewable fuels in 2014 and pledged to lay out next year targets for 2014-2016.


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