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truck in blue empty warehouse

January 7, 2019

Trucking market expected to cool in 2019

With U.S. manufacturing growth headed downward, tariff increases looming and interest rates headed up, economists are forecasting that in 2019 trucking companies will start to feel an easing off the gas in terms of demand.

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MSC ship unloading freight at port

January 7, 2019

Environmental concerns after MSC loses 270 containers at sea

MSC said it was committed to the North Sea clean up and would fund the efforts "until the last container is found," according to a press release published Saturday. The carrier contracted Ardent Global to facilitate the efforts.

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people in a meeting

January 7, 2019

U.S.- China trade talks conclude as hopes of a deal build

Chinese and U.S. teams ended trade talks in Beijing on Wednesday that lasted longer than expected and officials said details will be released soon, raising hopes an all-out trade war that could badly disrupt the global economy can be avoided.

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Hapag container ship

January 4, 2019

Hapag Lloyd container ship battling fire off Canada's east coast

German shipping line Hapag Lloyd said on Friday that it was trying to extinguish a fire on its Yantian Express container vessel off Canada’s east coast but was being hampered by bad weather.

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industrial plant lights reflect on water at night

January 4, 2019

US manufacturing slows amid trade war with China

U.S. manufacturing is starting to show signs of slowing amid the current U.S. trade war with China, according to industry respondents featured in the Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) December manufacturing report.

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