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U.S. Labor Secretary Says New Port Labor Laws Are Unnecessary

July 1, 2015 1:36 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Months of increasingly acrimonious contract talks led to recent shipping delays.

TPP Fight To Continue Despite Talk Of Democratic Reconciliation

June 26, 2015 5:12 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The terms of TPP are expected to go before Congress later this year.

A Look At How UPS's Worldport Is Transforming The Supply Chain

June 25, 2015 9:45 am | by Abbey Dean, Editor | News | Comments

Find out about my visit to the largest fully automated package handling facility in the world....

Photo Essay: UPS Worldport

June 25, 2015 9:27 am | by Abbey Dean, Editor | News | Comments

Here is a glimpse of the inner workings of the huge Worldport facility.

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Senate Poised To Hand Obama Big Victory On Negotiating Trade

June 24, 2015 9:40 am | by Charles Babington, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Senate also plans to vote on three other trade-related bills.

Firm Seeks To Build Oil Pipeline Across Iowa

June 23, 2015 9:56 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The company has purchased easements from nearly 60 percent of landowners.

Report: Industries Face Shortage Of Rail Boxcars

June 22, 2015 5:06 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Without sufficient boxcars, paper makers would likely be forced to rely on costlier trucks.

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Amazon Calls For Uniform Drone Regulations

June 18, 2015 12:54 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Seattle-based Amazon unveiled its Prime Air project in late 2013.

Bipartisan Rescue Bid For Obama's Trade Agenda

June 18, 2015 12:15 pm | by David Espo, Charles Babington, The Associated Press | News | Comments

President Barack Obama's trade agenda appears to be back on track.

Current Account Trade Deficit Widens To $113.3B

June 18, 2015 11:44 am | by Martin Crustinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

The economy is expected to rebound with many economists forecasting growth of around 2 percent.

House Allows More Time On Trade, With No Solution In Sight

June 16, 2015 3:12 pm | by Charles Babington, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The House voted on a procedure that gives lawmakers six more weeks to revisit the vote.

Report: Amazon Considering Rideshare Package Delivery

June 16, 2015 3:06 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Amazon.com could soon begin ridesharing in an effort to streamline its shipping operations.

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FedEx To Pay $228 Million To Settle Driver Classification Case

June 15, 2015 12:36 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The workers filed a class-action lawsuit seeking overtime pay and other benefits.

U.S. Fast-Track Vote Leaves Pacific Trade Pact Talks In Limbo

June 15, 2015 10:01 am | by Elaine Kurtenbach, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The effort to get U.S. trade legislation through Congress is in limbo once again.

Obama's Trade Bill Faces Showdown Vote On Capitol Hill

June 12, 2015 9:37 am | by Charles Babington, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The trade bill would give Obama so-called "fast track" authority to negotiate trade deals.

Report: Kellogg Considering Subscription Service

June 11, 2015 3:55 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Kellogg Co. is reportedly working on a new subscription snack delivery service.

Driving Innovation With IoT-Based Tracking Solutions: Q&A With AT&T’s Mobeen Khan

June 4, 2015 3:52 pm | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Khan provides insight into IoT-based tracking solutions for manufacturers.

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Obama Has Yet To Sell House Democrats On His Trade Agenda

June 4, 2015 9:51 am | by Charles Babington, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Obama says U.S. producers must gain better access to world markets.

U.S. Trade Deficit Drops Sharply In April

June 3, 2015 9:43 am | by Martin Crustinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

American manufacturers have been hurt by a rise of the dollar over the past year.

ISM: Economy Well Positioned For Continued Growth

June 2, 2015 1:34 pm | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor | News | Comments

With West Coast port disputes and the winter season behind us, things are looking up.

Obama's Trade Agenda Faces Tough Battle Heading Into House

June 1, 2015 9:42 am | by Jim Kuhnhenn, Charles Babington, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The outcome may turn on Republicans' willingness to hand the president a major win.

Amazon Ups Ohio Jobs To 1,000, Begins Collecting Sales Taxes

May 29, 2015 8:07 pm | by Julie Carr Smyth, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The governor hailed the decision as a victory for the high-tech future of Ohio.

West Coast Port Contract Ratified As Retailers Urge Change

May 26, 2015 2:15 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The contract brought an official end to the labor strife that affected ports this year.

Report: Growing Manufacturing Trade Deficit Equated To 230,000 Lost Jobs

May 22, 2015 2:47 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

U.S. high-tech manufacturing exports in the first quarter fell by 2 percent.

Sen. Murphy Seeks Change In Trade Bill To Boost Manufacturing

May 21, 2015 9:54 am | by Stephen Singer, The Associated Press | News | Comments

An opponent of trade legislation, he is seeking a provision supporting U.S. manufacturing.

The Trucking Crisis

May 20, 2015 9:50 am | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

A crisis on the trucking side of things is beginning to take a toll on manufacturers.

Senate Rejects More Aid For Workers Who Lose Jobs To Trade

May 19, 2015 9:57 am | by David Espo, AP Special Correspondent | News | Comments

The Senate pushed for passage of major trade legislation sought by President Obama.

Alibaba's Ma Expresses 'Regret' Over Counterfeits Lawsuit

May 19, 2015 9:49 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ma complained the lawsuit was "creating internal conflict" rather than cooperation.

Five Things To Know About Trade As Senate Debate Begins

May 11, 2015 10:01 am | by Charles Babington, The Associated Press | News | Comments

If Obama receives fast track authority, which previous presidents have enjoyed, he's expected to ask Congress to approve a 12-nation trade pact called the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Here are five things to know about the trade debate.

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