Monday, December 09, 2013
Alan Gershenhorn, senior vice president of Worldwide Sales, Marketing and Strategy for UPS, says e-commerce has significantly changed how retailers fulfill orders and replenish stock—whether at the store, an online storefront or from a distribution center.
Posted on 12/09 at 11:48 AM
The thesis of “better things to come in 2014” in North Europe remained intact, according to the most recent edition of the North Europe Global Port Tracker report produced by maritime consultancy Hackett Associates and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Friday, December 06, 2013
Unifor said yesterday that a tentative deal has been reached for a new contract for DHL Express members in Canada.
Posted on 12/06 at 02:00 PM
The trend of bumpy end-of-the-year economic activity remained intact in November, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report.
Carloads—at 1,145,353—were up 1.3 percent, and intermodal—at 1,007,549 trailers and containers—was up 7.8 percent.
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Earlier this week, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced legislation that would gradually increase the existing federal fuel tax levels by 15 cents over the next three years.
Posted on 12/05 at 11:52 AM
Gasoline Tax •
Fuel Tax •
With the House and Senate conferees focused on reconciling their respective versions of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), there appears to be a true sense of urgency when it comes to getting as bill signed into law, something which has not happened for this type of legislation since 2007.
Posted on 12/05 at 11:26 AM
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Despite seeing sequential declines for its key metrics, non-manufacturing activity again showed growth in November, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business.
Posted on 12/04 at 01:34 PM
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Bill Logue, president and CEO of FedEx Freight, the less-than-truckload subsidiary of FedEx, at the NITL/IANA Transcomp event in Houston about various industry topics, including rates, regulation, and infrastructure, among others.
Posted on 12/04 at 11:29 AM
FedEx Freight •
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
ODFL is calling for an annual increase tons per day in the 9.5 percent-to-ten percent range, which is ahead of a previous forecast of 9 percent-to-ten percent growth
Posted on 12/03 at 12:51 PM