Wednesday, October 03, 2012
The UPS annual “Change in the (Supply) Chain” survey, conducted by IDC Manufacturing Insights and targeting U.S.-based senior-level supply chain decision makers in the high-tech/electronics industry, suggests renewed confidence in the nation’s exporting potential.
Posted on 10/03 at 10:29 AM
In anticipation of the Panama Canal expansion if 2014, the fight for market share of inbound shipping remains fierce among U.S. ports
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
A recent survey of 3PL industry leaders contained some revealing forecasting news.
Reverse logistics was top of mind at yesterday’s commencement of the annual Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.
Posted on 10/02 at 09:30 AM
Monday, October 01, 2012
Following three consecutive months of slight contraction, economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Following a very strong performance from June to July, global trade activity from July to August took a step backwards, according to data released by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
Posted on 09/28 at 07:56 AM
Global Logistics •
Carload volume—at 292,644—was down 4.1 percent, and intermodal volumes—at 250,253 trailers and containers—were up 0.7 percent.
Projections for conveyor equipment growth in the next six months are strong, and even stronger over the next 12 months.
Posted on 09/28 at 06:45 AM
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) said today that trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 4.6 percent in July 2012 compared to July 2011 at $75.7 billion.
Posted on 09/27 at 10:54 AM
FedEx Freight the less-than-truckload subsidiary of transportation and logistics bellwether FedEx said this week that it has upgraded its FedEx Freight Priority services by making improvements to its transit standards.
Posted on 09/27 at 08:53 AM