Wednesday, July 03, 2013
While logistics managers may note that the ISM purchasing managers’ index (PMI) has bounced back over 50 to 50.9 in June from 49.0 in May, some economists maintain that such surveys may not mean much.
Monday, July 01, 2013
If the moribund air cargo industry is to finally stage a turnaround, the Pacific Rim will play a major role
The UPS Freight boss touched upon a wide range of topics, including the dynamics of customer relationships, the freight market, and in industry regulations, among others.
Posted on 07/01 at 12:17 PM
UPS Freight •
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
The American Trucking Associations says that truckload volumes will grow 3.2 percent through 2018 and 1.1 percent annually between 2019 and 2024. Less-than-truckload volume should grow 3.5 percent annually through 2018 and by 2.4 percent until 2024.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Cushman & Wakefield has released a comprehensive white paper entitled “The Changing World of Trade” that indentifies winning strategies for adapting to the new “demand economy.”
In thinking about those whom I’m indebted to for the success of SCMR over 16 years, there is one constituency that must rank first on the list—you, the reader.
Posted on 06/25 at 02:17 AM
Monday, June 24, 2013
Last week, I attended the 11th annual eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Chicago for the seventh time. I would not keep attending if I did not find it useful and highly valuable, too. The value comes on many fronts, including networking, education, session quality, and being in a great city like Chicago does not hurt either.
Posted on 06/24 at 01:32 PM
Friday, June 21, 2013
Company remains on a solid growth path, with e-commerce gains still going strong.
Posted on 06/21 at 10:18 AM
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The money is for maintaining America’s deep-draft navigation channels and harbors and is as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ fiscal 2014 funding bill.
Monday, June 17, 2013
The results of the AgTC's 2013 Ocean Carrier Performance Survey were announced late last week at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition in San Francisco, with APL winning top ranking
Thursday, June 13, 2013
A long talked about alternative to the Panama Canal moved one step closer this week
Posted on 06/13 at 07:04 PM
Global Trade •
The Department of Transportation says applications for 2013 TIGER grants total more than $9 billion, which crushes the $474 million DOT has allocated for it.
Posted on 06/13 at 03:34 AM
Monday, June 10, 2013
Further evidence that West Coast ports will protect their market share after the Panama Canal expansion surfaced last week as the Los Angeles Harbor Commission adopted a 2013-14 fiscal year (FY) budget of approximately $1.1 billion for the Port of Los Angeles.
Friday, June 07, 2013
On Monday, I will be participating in a “Meet the Editors” panel at the Transportation Marketing and Sales Association annual conference in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
With the event just a few days away, it seems like a good time for a bit of a PR refresher for those of you in the public relations world on how to best send pitches to me, as well as my colleagues at Logistics Management and the other Peerless Media titles
Posted on 06/07 at 11:47 AM
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
There’s scant suggestion that the findings contained in PwC’s 16th Annual Global CEO Survey released last January will be altered significantly before the year is out, said analysts