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FREIGHT SHIPPING INDEX REACHES 3-YEAR HIGH


Freight Shipping Index Reaches Three-Year High TANDEM LOGISTICS NEWS FEED (10/08/2011): Shipments index up 7.5 percent in September, grows 5 percent from August. The Cass …

US-MEXICO GROUP WARNS CUSTOM STAFFING COULD HURT TRADE


(TANDEM LOGISTICS NEWS FEED 10/02/11):  Mexico’s maquiladora manufacturing plants have bounced back from their 2009 recession levels and have returned with higher-skilled, higher-paying jobs, according …

RETAILERS RISK HOLIDAY SHIPPING RUSH


(TANDEM LOGISTICS NEWS FEED  9/23/11): Retailers may face a last-minute rush to restock their shelves if household spending improves as it did in the 2009 …

IS U.S. MANUFACTURING MAKING A COMEBACK?


(TANDEM LOGISTICS NEWS FEED 9/14/11):  Shifting perspectives on supply chain management, coupled with the realities of total landed cost, are driving manufacturers to weigh the benefits …