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19 Dec, 2012, 20:36 GMT PIERS and Alibaba.com Join Forces to Help U.S. Exporters

PIERS, the Standard in Trade Intelligence, and Alibaba.com, a leading global e-commerce platform for small businesses, today announced a partnership...


13 Aug, 2012, 16:39 BST PIERS Capacity Utilization Report Fills a Void in Carrier Supply Data

PIERS, The Standard in Trade Intelligence, announced today it has issued an exclusive report titled "The PIERS Capacity Utilization Report: Full...


08 Aug, 2012, 17:44 BST PIERS Capacity Utilization Report - Social Media Pre-Release

PIERS, The Standard in Trade Intelligence, announced today the "PIERS Capacity Utilization Report: Full year, 2011 vs. 2010" has been pre-released...


15 May, 2012, 15:29 BST Cargo Import Volume Expected to Show Modest Growth

Imports of shipped cargo will continue to show modest growth in 2012 while the outlook for cargo shipments arranged by Non-Vessel Operating Common...


08 Nov, 2011, 16:23 GMT PIERS Capacity Utilization Report Fills a Void in Carrier Supply Data

PIERS, The Standard in Trade Intelligence, announced today it has issued an exclusive report titled "The PIERS Capacity Utilization Report: First...


20 Sep, 2011, 19:00 BST Second NVOCC Report from PIERS Provides Key Comparisons Between 2010 and 2011

- New Macro-Assessment of Inbound Ocean Liner Shipping Trades Released PIERS, The Standard in Trade Intelligence, has once again taken a detailed...


20 Jul, 2011, 13:00 BST PIERS Supports Mochron Investments' Initiative to Accelerate Trade in Africa

Mochron Investments, owner of the African Initiative of World Trade Centers (an initiative which consists of the ownership and operation of World...


22 Jun, 2011, 16:00 BST PIERS Issues Unprecedented Report on NVOCC Growth

After taking a detailed look at the Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) market, PIERS, The Standard in Trade Intelligence, announced today it ...