China’s grip on U.S. footwear imports has been slipping since 2009, leaving room for developing nations to increase their market shares.
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06 Dec 2013
Transportation and warehousing employment spiked in November, as the U.S. economy added 203,000 jobs, dropping the national unemployment rate to 7 percent.
04 Dec 2013
Stronger than expected demand pushed up tonnage and revenue at Old Dominion Freight Line in October and November, raising hopes for a quicker-paced fourth quarter recovery.
13 Nov 2013
U.S. containerized exports jumped 8.2 percent year-over-year in August, to 1,073,240 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. This was the highest number of exports within a month since March 2012.
13 Nov 2013
U.S. diesel prices decreased for a third straight week in the week ending Nov. 11. During the three-weeks slump, the average price fell roughly 15 cents, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
08 Nov 2013
U.S. steel imports in September totaled 2.761 million tons, declining 4.1 percent from August, but increasing 6.1 percent from September 2012, according to government reporting.
07 Nov 2013
U.S. containerized imports climbed 5.2 percent year-over-year in August, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. U.S. containerized imports totaled 1.62 million 20-foot-equivalent units in August. This was the largest year-over-year jump since February 2013.
01 Nov 2013
U.S. steel exports in August totaled 1.147 million tons, increasing 5.5 percent from 1.087 million tons in July, but declining 2.1 percent from August 2012, according to government reporting.
29 Oct 2013
U.S. diesel prices continued to edge down in the week ending Oct. 28, the eighth straight week without an increase. During this slump, the average price is down a total of 11.1 cents, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
25 Oct 2013
The U.S. trade deficit in goods expanded to $58.2 billion in August, up $0.1 billion from July...