The current price at $2.357 per gallon saw a 6-cent increase on the way to its highest weekly price of 2016 based on EIA data. And it is also the highest price since the week of December 14, when it was at $2.338 per gallon.
As e-commerce growth and demand goes, so goes the increased need for e-commerce fulfillment centers and distribution centers, according to the debut issue of the Global Prime Logistics Rents report recently issued by global commercial real estate firm CBRE Group Inc.
In this new world of Omni-channel—profitable and efficient anytime, anywhere fulfillment is the goal.
The 19 ocean carrier members of the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association (“OCEMA”) have joined with six major East and Gulf coast ports to develop a common streamlined “Terminal Weighing Approach.”
Rail carloads, at 238,353 were down 11.4 percent annually, and U.S. containers and trailers were off 7.2 percent annually at 260,026.