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Low demand, low energy prices having 'acute' impact on Union Pacific
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Shipments of intermodal containers, or those that travel via ship, train and truck, dropped 7 percent amid fierce competition from trucking firms. “The impact on our railroad has been acute,” Fritz said of slumping oil prices, decreased coal demand and …

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/ Les enjeux du contrat de dropshipping
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Le dropshipping, ou livraison par procuration ou délégation, est une pratique ancienne mais remise au goût du jour par le e-commerce, consistant pour le vendeur à faire livrer son client directement par le fournisseur. Le vendeur est libéré des …

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Out-of-state shipping of radioactive waste declines
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Ebel said the results were startling: Despite the amount of total waste remaining relatively stable, the amount transported to radioactive-certified facilities dropped from a high of 71 percent in August 2014 to 25 percent in July. “The volume hasn't …

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Iranians Freed by US Are Shippers, Traders, Sanctions Violators
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They met a few days later at a federal detention center in Houston with Mr. Androphy's client, Bahram Mechanic, a 69-year-old Iranian-American facing charges for shipping electronics equipment to Iran. The Iranian official asked if Mr. Mechanic would …

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Amazon Prime Price Drops To $73 This Weekend
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Amazon is also dropping the price of Amazon Prime from $99 to $73 during that same time. The price drop is in celebration of Mozart In The Jungle's victories at the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards. Amazon Prime includes free two-day shipping, Prime …

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What is dropshipping and is it right for your business?
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So when orders come in you simply transfer them to the dropshipping partner who then handles all of the fiddly delivery logistics. Simple. No warehouse. No inventory woes. No logistical headaches when it comes to getting products out to your customers …

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China's Better-than-Expected Trade Numbers Raise Questions
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China reported Wednesday that exports in December declined 1.4% year on year. This was much better than the 8% drop expected by economists in a survey by The Wall Street Journal and compared with a 6.8% decline in November, allowing Beijing to end the …

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Seven Best Practice Considerations For e-Commerce Warehousing
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Brick-and-mortar retail customers still dominate revenues, but new opportunities like selling directly to consumers and drop–shipping through big-box storefronts can be avenues to growth. Whether online or in-person, manufacturers are examining ways in …

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Boxed In: Big Retailers Search for Their Spot in Shopping's Future
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The announcement was the latest in a string of closures that also included Gap Inc., which continued to struggle, reporting a 5 percent drop in sales last month even after shuttering a quarter of its stores. Retail experts say the downsizing isn't all …

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Report: Average gas price for '16? Enough to save drivers billions
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“The fuel price climate for 2016 will continue to cool, leading to a yearly gasoline price average that drops for its fourth straight year. Just like every year, however, there may be pain at the pump or hotspots … Additional factors that could …

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Drop shipping: live locally, sell globally [INFOGRAPHIC]
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As the ecommerce landscape is evolving, new business models are emerging, with some of them trying to organize the unorganized areas of the retail supply chain. We had discussed five such models in a previous article, and how they are reshaping the …

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REG drops plans for shipping crude oil in Grays Harbor
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In the same letter that announces their plans to drop oil, REG said it would continue to provide information to Hoquiam and the Washington Department of Ecology about its project. Westway hasn't announced changes to its terminal expansion plans. A …

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Free Bay Area mattress, box spring drop-off points now open
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That money pays for shipping and recycling the discarded mattresses. Approximately 85 percent of a typical mattress's wood, metal, foam and even the basic fabric can be recycled, according to a report by the California Department of Resources Recycling …

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Here's Why Tesla Shares Are Down Today
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Tesla Motor's stock dropped around 8% at one point Monday morning, following news that the automaker had delivered at the lower end of its car shipment target for 2015, including shipping low levels of its new electric car, the Model X. At the same …

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Emaar Leads Dubai Stock Slump After Hotel Blaze; Abu Dhabi Drops
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Barge operators shipping grain took advantage of early forecasts for the heavy rain and flooding to transport loads before Christmas to ports in New Orleans, where there's “adequate inventory,” said Wes Traina, logistics manager for Zen-Noh Grain Corp …

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Tankers: Worldscale rates to rise in 2016 as base rates drop
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Return To Sender: UPS Wraps Up Holiday Shipping Season With Easier Returns
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Wrong size, wrong color, wrong style, just simply wrong for you? With consumers breaking online shopping records, post-holiday merchandise returns and exchanges will extend the UPS® (NYSE: UPS) holiday peak shipping season into the New Year. National …

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Commentary: Countries on 2016 watch list for the oil industry
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But after shipping most of its low-enriched uranium to Russia, Iranian leaders are planning to re-enter the oil markets with gusto. Iran's oil minister promised this week to discount oil prices in 2016 to speedily regain market … Saudi can pump oil …

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Trucking industry gets a boost from lower fuel costs
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Tonnage of goods shipped by truck will have increased by about 2.5 percent by the end of the year, although factory output has slowed and inventories have increased, Costello said. … “The drop in diesel fuel prices have been a big help,” Costello said.

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eBay wants to take all the misfit toys people didn't want for Christmas
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Half of Americans received unwanted holiday gifts last year, and more than a third of Americans kept those gifts. But a good number of other folks seemed to have listed the unwanted stuff on eBay, which says it saw a spike in new sellers and new …

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MagicPay Merchant Services Announces Revolutionary Solution for Drop Shippers
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MagicPay Merchant Services, an industry leader in payment processing, has announced the release of a new solution specifically designed for those in the drop shipping industry. This service is meant to make it easier for drop shippers to begin …

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