Monday, April 02, 2012
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, was 53.4 in March, which was 1 percent ahead of February’s 52.4.
A new report from global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), entitled “China50: Fifty Real Estate Markets that Matter,” said that while China’s economy is strong, there is a significant under-supply of quality logistics-related real estate space.
Posted on 04/02 at 11:05 AM
Saturday, March 31, 2012
A new report has warned the global transportation and logistics industry (T&L) is in urgent need of a radical transformation by 2030 if it is to stay competitive
Posted on 03/31 at 12:17 PM
In an ongoing effort to keep readers informed on the current state of ocean cargo shipping and contracting, we conducted a brief interview with one of the founders of Catapult International, a leading edge international shipping software and consulting firm.
Friday, March 30, 2012
Company says this network design provides choice for shippers in all lengths of haul, which is part of the company’s value-add proposition.
Posted on 03/30 at 01:33 PM
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Pilot CEO Richard Phillips about what he is seeing in the various markets Pilot serves.
Posted on 03/30 at 11:04 AM
Air Cargo •
Carload volume—at 278,393—was down 7.2 percent annually and slightly below the week ending March 17 at 278,420.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Earlier today, the United States House of Representatives and Senate signed off on respective bills that aim to keep federal funding for surface transportation intact at current levels, through the end of June, according to various reports. The measures will be sent to President Obama to be signed onto law
This funding also goes toward road, bridge and mass transit projects and passed by a 266-158 margin in House and the Senate passed it by a voice vote.
Data from Transport Capital Partners’ (TCP) quarterly Business Expectation Survey found that while the economy is rebounding, that is not necessarily a panacea for trucking carriers to increase capacity.
FedEx subsidiary FedEx Trade Networks, the company’s global trade subsidiary, said this week it has opened three new U.S.-based offices in Phoenix, St. Louis, and Milwaukee as part of an ongoing expansion effort.
Posted on 03/29 at 08:28 AM
Freight Forwarding •