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Freight Rates Reach up to 71% Higher Than Last Year

The average freight rates for shipping goods around the world are making minimal declines, but rates are still considerably higher than they were last year.

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Maersk Profits Grounded by High Fuel Prices

Dragged down by major increases in bunker fuel prices, ocean freight and logistics giant A.P. Moller – Maersk reported a first-quarter profit of $201 million that was flat against the same period last year, as revenue increased 0.5 percent to $9 billion.

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Report: How Retailers Could Compete With Amazon on Logistics

Today’s consumers want it all—and all the time—and retailers and their logistics have to catch up to accommodate. And not accommodating will mean a matter of life and bankruptcy.

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Could In-Home Package Delivery be the Next Thing to Jump Start E-Commerce?

Soon packages could be delivered inside consumers’ homes while they’re not there, and the possibility—no matter how questionable it sounds right now—might serve to further fuel e-commerce’s already exponential growth.

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Container Freight Rates up 102% in a Year

Container freight rates have been trending fairly steadily up since March last year, and though they may be starting a slight downward trend, the numbers are far higher than they were last year.

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