ILA Calls for One-Day Shutdown at East Coast, Gulf Ports

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, February 22, 2017

NEW YORK -- The International Longshoremen's Assn. is calling for a shutdown of ports along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts and a march on Washington to protest union job losses. The date will be announced next week.

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SunBelt Xpress Acquires Northwest Furniture Express

October 28, 2016 - HICKORY, N.C. -

SunBelt Xpress, a leading transportation provider to the home furnishings industry, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Northwest Furniture Express. By having NWFX join the SunBelt team we are expanding our services to the Pacific Northwest of the United States as well as western Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia.

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Globe Express Services Appoints David Bennett, President Americas

October 12, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC USA, - Globe Express Services® (GES), a global 3PL/4PL with a total market presence in over 80 countries, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Bennett as President of the Americas. 

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Last Mile Home Opens Portland DC

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, October 20, 2016 - 

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. – Home delivery specialist Last Mile Home has opened a new 31,000-square-foot distribution center in Portland, Ore.

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Hanjin Container Lines Enters Bankruptcy

September 1, 2016 - The bankruptcy filing on Wednesday, August 31, of Korean shipping giant Hanjin is causing headaches, delays and an immediate increase in rates for all importers of indoor and outdoor furniture and home accents for the U.S. market. 

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