Thursday, April 26, 2012
As the United States Postal Service (USPS) continues to face a significant uphill fiscal battle, a bill passed by the U.S. Senate this week aims to get it on better financial footing.
Posted on 04/26 at 12:35 PM
The company’s U.S. Domestic and Supply Chain and Freight segments paced quarterly growth for the company, with 13 and 19 percent gains in operating profit, respectively.
Posted on 04/26 at 09:42 AM
DHL said that the this effort will enable customers to more effectively and conveniently reach the global marketplace with earlier deliveries and later pick-up times and other service and shipping options.
Posted on 04/26 at 03:03 AM
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Class I railroad carriers Norfolk Southern and KCS recently rolled out a new joint intermodal service between central Mexico and the southeastern region of the United States entitled TMX.
The Norfolk, Virginia-based carrier reported first quarter net income of $410 million—or $1.23 per share—which was up 26 percent compared to the first quarter of 2011 and ahead of Wall Street expectations of $1.12 per share.
Trade Tech is one of the first technology providers to receive certification for U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Automated Commercial Environment
Posted on 04/25 at 08:09 AM
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Most procurement professionals expect growth in 2012, with 72 percent of respondents expecting revenues to increase over last year.
Posted on 04/24 at 04:17 PM
The American Trucking Associations (ATA) reported earlier today that March truck tonnage volumes grew slowly, showing an increase for the seventh time in the last eight months.
The Logistics Management annual salary survey indicates that while compensation is stalled somewhat, companies do appear to be hiring
While United States-based natural gas production continues to flourish, with domestic production expected to increase 41 percent by 2020 and current prices at a ten-year low, transportation carriers remain slow to embrace natural gas for various reasons despite its myriad benefits, according to data from PLS Logistics Services, a Pittsburgh-based non-asset 3PL focused on the industrial sector.