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TRUCKING CONVENTION WILL SHOWCASE INDUSTRY’S LATEST TECHNOLOGY

Organizers of the Tech Expo 2016 are hoping to see a convoy of job seekers interested in the trucking industry. More than 50 companies looking to hire in the trucking industry will be at the free convention at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi on Tuesday, where that industry’s latest and greatest will be on display. Dwayne Janke with Corrigan Oil in Brighton says today’s rigs are as computerized as the cars on the showroom floor. “The newest

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FEMALE TRUCKERS COULD SOLVE TRUCKING INDUSTRY DRIVER SHORTAGE

On May 6 and 7, the Las Cruces Railroad Museum will hold its ninth annual Railroad Days to celebrate railroading’s past and present in Las Cruces and the Mesilla Valley. It promises to be a fun-filled and educational event, with a variety of rail equipment on display, music, model train layouts, historical reenactments and much more. As an exhibit at the Branigan Cultural Center explains, the arrival of the first railroad in Las Cruces in April

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TODAY’S TOP SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS NEWS FROM WSJ

South Carolina’s Port of Charleston has a $2 million solution to the shipping industry’s container-weight problem. The eighth-largest container port in the U.S. plans to help exporters weigh containers before loading them onto ships, WSJ Logistics Report’s Loretta Chao writes, making Charleston the first major U.S. port to offer assistance with impending regulations that have been roiling the shipping world. Shippers world-wide have been locked in conflict with ocean carriers over a new International Maritime

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Maersk profits hit by low freight rates and oil price

Profits at AP Møller-Maersk slumped as record low container shipping rates and the weak oil price hurt the Danish conglomerate. Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping line and a bellwether for global trade, saw a collapse in net profit by 95 per cent to $37m in the first quarter compared with a year earlier. It estimated that container demand — a proxy for global trade — grew just 1 per cent in the first quarter. However,

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