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Business, Logistics, Top 50

Beauty Retailer Feelunique, Seko Logistics Partner on Hong Kong Hub

Seko Logistics logo Seko Logistics

Feelunique, a European online beauty retailer, has partnered with Seko Logistics to open a distribution hub in Hong Kong.

Transport Topics
October 18, 2018
Business

Firmament Provides Debt Financing for NextGen’s Acquisition of Condata

The Firmament Group, a provider of debt and equity capital solutions to small- and medium-size enterprises, announced that it would back NextGen Growth Partners’ acquisition of Condata Global Inc. with debt financing.

Transport Topics
October 18, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business, Logistics

Delmar International Acquires CV Logistics

Delmar International, a Lachine, Quebec, company whose offerings include freight forwarding and warehousing and distribution, has announced the acquisition of CV Logistics, also in Quebec.

Transport Topics
October 18, 2018
Government, Business

Infrastructure, Climate to Be Priorities for Democrats in Congress in 2019

Trump at an Ohio event Trump at a Ohio event in March on infrastructure. His agenda may clash with Democrats, who analysts say have a strong chance of taking the House majority in the midterms. (Ty Wright/Bloomberg News)

The White House next year intends to promote a robust infrastructure agenda and will expect Congress to produce legislation that would ensure long-term funding for roads and bridges, Senior Republican policymakers in the U.S. House told Transport Topics in recent interviews.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 18, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Congestion Creates $74.5 Billion Burden for Trucking, ATRI Study Shows

Truck and car congestion Virginia Department of Transportation

Traffic congestion on the nation’s highways added $74.5 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2016, according to the American Transportation Research Institute’s recent analysis.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 18, 2018
Government, Business

Nation’s Ports Booming in Anticipation of Holiday Shopping Season

Holiday Shopping Season Port of Virginia. (Luke Sharrett — Bloomberg News)

Many of the nation’s ports continue to see growth in import and export activity, as retailers gear up for what is expected to be a strong fourth quarter and holiday shopping season.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 18, 2018
Business, Logistics

Walmart Unveils High-Tech Grocery Warehouse

Walmart worker Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Walmart Inc. is building a high-speed grocery warehouse to solidify its position as the nation’s biggest grocer.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
October 18, 2018
Government, Business, Technology

States Will Lead in Infrastructure Funding Innovations, IBTTA Panelists Say

Truck passes through a toll gantry Getty Images

BALTIMORE — Infrastructure funding programs across several states eventually will serve as models for federal transportation agencies, experts at a conference hosted by a tolling advocacy group indicated Oct. 15.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 18, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

SMC3 Adds Volume LTL Pricing API

Packages on pallets in warehouse FreightSnap

SMC3, a knowledge hub for LTL transportation pricing data and technology, has added a tool to its platform.

Transport Topics
October 18, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Amazon, FedEx, UPS Could Gain from Trump Threat to Leave Postal Union

Package warehouse Getty Images

U.S. e-commerce companies including Amazon.com and shippers such as FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc. stand to gain from the Trump administration’s move Oct. 17 to withdraw from an international postal agreement.

Cheryl Bolen | Bloomberg News
October 18, 2018

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