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6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Urban Logistics, Online Retail Among Top Emerging Industries

As traditional business lines are crossed and the world becomes more connected, several emerging industries are on the brink of success. In addition to revolutionizing existing business practices, these developments will provide new avenues for growth in several mature markets.

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Related Topix: Consulting, Frost and Sullivan

Mon Sep 15, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

UTi Worldwide Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

UTi Worldwide was the target of a large growth in short interest in August. As of August 29th, there was short interest totalling 13,476,926 shares, a growth of 23.3% from the August 15th total of 10,931,599 shares, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports.

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Related Topix: Transportation, UTi Worldwide

TheStreet.com

Why Gastar Exploration (GST) Stock Is Down in After-Hours Trading Today

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Related Topix: Transportation, GST Corp, Mozilla

Connecticut Post

$700M investment boosts XPO Logistics'

Greenwich-based XPO Logistics, one of the fastest growing providers of transportation logistics in North America, announced last week that it received $700 million in investments, in a deal that the company expects will vastly accelerate growth. The investment comes from PSP Investments, GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, and is scheduled to be completed on Wednesday, at which time the new investors would hold about 22 percent of XPO's common stock.

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Connecticut Post

$700M investment boosts XPO Logistics' targets

Greenwich-based XPO Logistics, one of the fastest growing providers of transportation logistics in North America, announced last week that it received $700 million in investments, in a deal that the company expects will vastly accelerate growth. The investment comes from PSP Investments, GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund and Ontario Teachers ' Pension Plan, and is scheduled to be completed on Wednesday, at which time the new investors would hold about 22 percent of XPO's common stock.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Hub Group Given New $40.00 Price Target at RBC Capital

The firm currently has a "sector perform" rating on the stock. RBC Capital's price objective indicates a potential downside of 3.05% from the stock's previous close.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Hub Group

Sys-Con Media

PFSweb to Present at Wedbush's 15th Annual California...

The conference will be held on September 23, 2014 at Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City. PFSweb management is scheduled to present at 3:05 p.m. Eastern time, with one-on-one meetings held throughout the day.

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Related Topix: Transportation, PFSweb, Marketing

Sat Sep 13, 2014

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

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