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MIQ LOGISTICS NAMED TOP NORTH AMERICAN 3PL

Overland Park, KS, April 4, 2012MIQ Logistics is pleased to announce its selection by Logistics Quarterly magazine as a Top North American 3PL in their annual compilation. The esteemed list features leading 3PLs conducting business in the United States and Canada.

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Ocean Carriers’ Big Splash

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What’s going on with the world’s container carriers? Maersk Line and other large carriers say they’re no longer seeking additional market share. Maersk dropped plans to buy a final 10 18,000-TEU vessels, and executives say it may be a few years before it orders more ships because of an expected slowdown in container volume growth. It says it won’t hesitate to pull additional capacity this year if volumes don’t hold up.

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Carriers to Raise Pacific Rates Again in April

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Trans-Pacific eastbound ship lines say they’ll increase rates $400 per FEU in mid-April and ask for more in new service contracts.

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Potential Shipping Difficulties for Defense Exporters

If your company is an exporter of defense articles listed on the United States Munitions List (“USML“) and require a Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) license, you should be aware of recent events with certain international freight forwarders that could impact your supply chain.

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Scott Hagenkord Heads Carrier Management at MIQ Logistics

Overland Park, KS, February 23, 2012MIQ Logistics is pleased to announce the addition of Scott Hagenkord as its leader of Carrier Management, responsible for effectively working with the carrier community to create partnerships that facilitate the growth and competitiveness of MIQ Logistics’ transportation service offerings.

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Ocean Cargo Carriers Plan to Restore Rate “Integrity”

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As 2012-13 contract negotiations begin, container shipping lines in the transpacific are readying themselves for tougher bargaining.

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MIQ Logistics Expands Services in EMEA

Overland Park, KS, February 9, 2012MIQ Logistics is pleased to announce the enhanced capability to provide less-than-container-loads (LCL) consolidation services from Istanbul, Turkey to New York.  Partnering with our agent INCI Lojistik, MIQ Logistics collects LCL shipments from any point in Turkey and many points in Eastern Europe, consolidates the freight in Istanbul and transports directly to New York for deconsolidation and final delivery.

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MIQ Logistics Enhances Origin Consolidation Services around the World

Overland Park, KS, February 7, 2012MIQ Logistics announced today it has expanded existing origin consolidation services to address the needs of customers seeking to reduce the complexities of managing multiple overseas vendors and streamline operations.

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MIQ Logistics Recognized for Excellence in Latin America

Overland Park, KS, January 31, 2012MIQ Logistics announced today that customer Minera Barrick Misquichilca (MBM), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian company Barrick Gold Corporation, presented the company with its Lean Supplier Award. Annually MBM invites over 250 of its suppliers to submit advancements made over the year that benefit MBM and improve the service they receive.

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