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Saturday | Seeking Alpha

C.H. Robinson: Undervalued

Analysts are mixed on recommendations with ratings ranging from "sell" to "market perform", but this is not the time to sell. CHRW is priced at the market, but that can change quickly; earnings are particularly sensitive to net revenues due to the nature of the business model.

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Related Topix: Transportation, CH Robinson Worldwide

Fri Sep 12, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

UTi Worldwide Lifted to "Neutral" at Zacks

The firm currently has a $11.70 price objective on the stock. Zacks 's target price would suggest a potential upside of 2.90% from the stock's previous close.

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Related Topix: Transportation, UTi Worldwide

Pharmaceutical Technology

Protecting Temperature-Sensitive Pharmaceuticals

As temperature-sensitive drug products travel worldwide, packaging serves as the barrier to a potentially hostile ambient environment. Temperature-controlled shippers not only maintain payloads within frozen, refrigerated, or controlled-room-temperature ranges, but also help brand owners and other supply chain participants meet good distribution practice standards.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

Forbes.com

Friday 9/12 Insider Buying Report: TDG, BRX

Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying, because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock, presumably the only reason they would use their hard-earned dollars to make a purchase, is that they expect to make money. Today we look at two noteworthy recent insider buys.

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Related Topix: Transportation, TDG plc, Financial Markets

TheStreet.com

Why XPO Logistics (XPO) Stock Is Up Today

The air delivery and freight services company announced it secured a $700 million investment from the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan , PSP Investments , and Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, GIC . Under the investment agreement XPO Logistics will sell newly issued common stock and preferred stock to the funds.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Business News

PR-inside.com

Canada freight market: Latest market research analysed

Our Canada Freight Transport Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Canada freight transport and logistics industry. Key Benefits - Benchmark our independent freight transport industry forecasts on Canada to test other views - a key input for successful budgetary and planning in the strategic freight transport market.

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Eyefortransport

C-Level Executives at Nestle, CEVA, Dixons Carphone, Raben, Lenovo...

Taking place in Amsterdam on November 18-20th the event will feature the brightest minds and biggest players in the logistics and supply chain space, discussing crucial trends and challenges changing the industry landscape. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from one of Europe's leading businessmen who has been on both sides of the retailer/3PL relationship.

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Related Topix: Speakers

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Inland Empire logistics sector poised for growth with cargo increases

The volume of goods coming in and out of the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles over the next 20 years is expected to double and fuel expansion of the logistics sector in the Inland Empire, according to regional economy advocates. The region is the warehousing hub for much of the goods coming in and out of the ports on route to the rest of the country, or the rest of the world, said regional economists.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

Benzinga

PSP Investments, GIC And Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Agree To Invest $700M In XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with PSP Investments, GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan to invest a total of $700 million in XPO to accelerate the company's growth strategy. The company will receive all of the net proceeds, which it intends to use primarily for unspecified acquisitions.

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Hispanic Business

PSP Investments, GIC and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Agree to Invest $700 Million in XPO Logistics

The company will receive all of the net proceeds, which it intends to use primarily for unspecified acquisitions. There are no selling shareholders.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Gastar Exploration Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks

They currently have a $8.60 target price on the stock. Zacks 's price objective would suggest a potential upside of 17.49% from the stock's previous close.

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Related Topix: Transportation, GST Corp, Gastar Exploration, Energy, Oil & Gas, Rocky Mountain Ventures

AmericanBankingNews.com

TransDigm Group Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts

Shares of TransDigm Group have earned an average recommendation of "Buy" from the sixteen analysts that are currently covering the company, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports . Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and ten have given a buy recommendation to the company.

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Related Topix: Transportation, TDG plc

This Is London

Savile Row tailor Gieves & Hawkes losses narrow

Oscar Pistorius has arrived at the Pretoria High Court to learn his fate as the verdict is handed down in his murder trial. Missing teenager Alice Gross sent a last text to her father asking if he was home from work to let her in because she had forgotten her key, it was revealed today.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Li and Fung

TheStreet.com

Why Hub Group (HUBG) Stock Is Tanking Today

Hub Group decided today to make settlement offers to individual drivers, amounting to a total of approximately $9.5 million in connection with its two complaints. In addition, the company expects to pay $1 million in legal and travel costs related to the settlements.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Hub Group, Apparel, Raymond Ltd, Financial Markets

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Transport Topics

Hub Group Switches Drivers to Employee Status

Hub Group Inc. has decided to voluntarily make drayage drivers in California into employees, taking a different stance from other fleets that continue to insist that intermodal truckers are independent contractors. The statement said Hub Group's trucking unit will convert the driver status following lawsuits filed in California that challenged drivers' contractor status.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Hub Group, Truckers

Business Wire

Research and Markets: Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market in Europe 2014-2018

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the 3PL market in Europe for the period 2014-2018. To calculate the market size, this report considers revenue generated by 3PL providers.

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Related Topix: Outsourcing

World News Report

Trucking & Logistics Consulting Firm CEO and Founder Andy Ahern...

PHOENIX, AZ, UNITED STATES, September 10, 2014 / EINPresswire.com / -- Andy Ahern, founder and CEO of the Phoenix-based trucking and transportation consulting firm Ahern & Associates, discusses a vital matter of importance to carriers in the industry who find their costs have risen significantly and are looking for ways to reduce those costs. The discussion is available via the latest issue of The Ahern Advisory , the popular industry newsletter of Ahern & Associates that reaches more than 400,000 subscribers each week.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

Insider Monkey

P2 Capital Partners Starts Reducing Stake In UTi Worldwide Inc.

Should investors beware of UTi Worldwide Inc. stock? Claus Moller seems to think it's time to reduce exposure to this stock, as he has reduced his fund's investment in the company by 418,759 shares. According to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Moller's fund, P2 Capital Partners has decreased its stake to 23.7 million shares of UTi Worldwide Inc. , which account for roughly 20% of the company's common stock.

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Related Topix: Transportation, UTi Worldwide

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Global Logistics/Supply Chain

Chit Chat Group Teams With BCS on Logistics Training, Job Placement

The Chit Chat Group LLC, a provider of classes in logistics and transportation, has signed a one-year agreement with Business Contract Solutions, Inc. on training, job placement and employment services. BCS is a recruiter and placement agency with a focus on international logistics and the global supply chain.

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PR-inside.com

Israel freight market: Latest market research analysed

Our Israel Freight Transport Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Israel freight transport and logistics industry. Key Benefits - Benchmark our independent freight transport industry forecasts on Israel to test other views - a key input for successful budgetary and planning in the strategic freight transport market.

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