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2009 Archives: Industry Information & News


Perdue creates logistics task force
Gov. Beverly Perdue signed an executive order creating a task force to ensure that people and goods are able to move effectively across North Carolina.

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10 Brilliant, Boxy and Sustainable Shipping Container Homes
Built from weathering steel, these building blocks of international trade are designed to withstand stacking, and strapping and are reused over and over.

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Portside: New S.C. ports CEO working to change Charleston's fortune
It may be down, but our neighbor port to the north is far from out.

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N.C. bills address road funding, older drivers
Among the bills of interest to truckers that can be brought back for consideration in the spring are efforts to get roadwork done and tighten driving rules for older drivers.

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N.C. DOT lands eight FRA grants for rail projects
The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Rail Division recently obtained eight Federal Railroad Administration grants totaling more than $9 million.

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The state of logistics: Shaken yet surviving
It's been a tough few years for the entire logistics industry, truckers, railroads, ocean carriers, warehouses, etc., due to the global economic downturn and, according to the just released 20th annual State of Logistics Report, it will take a while for things to improve.

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N.C. seeks $6B for high-speed rail
The North Carolina Department of Transportation has asked to use $6 billion in federal recovery money to link Charlotte and Washington, D.C., with a high-speed rail service that would run through the Triangle.

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What's New

UPS Gears up for Holiday Logistics

UPS’s holiday logistical miracle will be bigger and better than ever this year, with global package volume increasing and U.S. residents gaining the ability for the first time to control their deliveries.
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N.C. Center for Global Logistics Launches New Website

NCCGL’s new site includes links to videos detailing logistics careers, a futuristic view of the “Aerotropolis” and information about the center’s logistics curriculum.
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Freight Facts and Figures 2010

This is a snapshot of the volume and value of freight flows in the U.S.in 2010.
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