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Sound advice for business owners in the wake of Hurricane Harvey reported by PropertyCasualty 360.
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According to reinsurer Munich Re, Roanoke Underwriting’s parent company, earthquakes in Asia and Italy, flooding in the United States, Asia, and Europe, a deadly hurricane along with wildfires in Canada, made 2016 the costliest 12 months for natural catastrophe losses in the last four years.
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A growing number of trucking companies are experimenting with Uber-like applications and services to move freight. And while moving freight long distances by truck quickly, safely and inexpensively is a lot more complicated than driving a stranger to the airport in a shared car, the “uberi-zation”of trucking may soon become a reality.
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How does the Trans-Pacific Partnership fare under the new administration?
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Intermodal transportation is becoming increasingly valuable in today's market as it combines the best abilities of different transportation modes to deliver service, savings, and solutions to shippers.
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The International Labor Organization estimates that 21 million people are victims of forced labor. Here are three critical areas that should be addressed within organizations looking to reduce supply chain risks connected with slave labor.
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Despite the slowdown in the slowdown in the intermodal industry, when combined with rail, it continues to be a core option for many shippers.
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U.S. ports are set to handle 2.2% more imports this year, which is the slowest rate of growth since 2011. Additionally, the volume of imports coming into Southern California and New York, two of the country’s major ports fell overall in August.
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the global supply chain is a $26 trillion per year industry, with the job growth for logisticians in the U.S. at 22% through 2022. #SupplyChainManagement
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#Onlineshopping has impacted the way retailers are doing business. Instead of stocking their stores up with merchandise, they are housing more goods in warehouses in order to quickly ship to stores or fulfill online orders. This has #shippingports on both coasts worried about activity they will be seeing during the traditional peak shipping season.
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