Posted 08/31 · 08:31 AM · LM EditorialEvery so often, it is good to take stock of what is going on in your world—and the world around you for that matter. With that in mind, now is a good time to assess what is happening in the world of freight transportation, supply chain, and logistics.
Posted 08/27 · 07:23 AM · LM EditorialLM reader survey points to myriad factors for Peak’s return for the first time in five years
Posted 08/26 · 07:21 AM · LM EditorialBut recovery enters a slower phase
Posted 08/24 · 04:29 AM · LM EditorialThe global trading system is experiencing “extraordinary volatility” and this is being reflected in the performance of the freight forwarding industry, said Jon Manners-Bell of Transport Intelligence (Ti), a London-based think tank.
Posted 08/24 · 04:22 AM · LM EditorialSenate Joint Resolution 33 by State Senator Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Ports and Goods Movement, was passed unanimously by the California State Assembly this week
Posted 08/23 · 07:38 AM · LM EditorialIn an effort to increase network efficiency, full-service freight transportation services provider Estes Express said it has rolled out a new three-day service to Toronto from eight terminals in Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas.
Posted 08/20 · 04:00 AM · LM EditorialTruck sizes and weights have largely been frozen at the federal level since 1993. Now the industry and a coalition of shipping interests are again testing the waters in Washington to see if now might be the time to take another look at that emotional and politically charged issue.
Posted 08/19 · 12:28 PM · LM EditorialWhile over-the-road transportation capacity remains tight, spot market freight availability continues its upward trend, according to the TransCore North American Freight Index.
Posted 08/19 · 08:05 AM · LM EditorialFedEx recently announced that its FedEx Express subsidiary has launched a new flight from Bengaluru, India with direct connections to Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. This is the company’s third India-based gateway—Delhi and Mumbai are the others.
Posted 08/13 · 07:37 AM · LM EditorialMoving freight across the U.S./Canadian border can be more problematic than most shippers realize. Our recent research study reveals the myriad complexities of the customs clearance process—and the downfalls of making the trip alone.