Tuesday, June 25, 2013
In this exclusive interview, we investigate what makes Box Ships run
Following news of a tentative agreement between the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and transportation and parcel bellwether UPS roughly two months ago, it now appears that the deal is off.
Posted on 06/25 at 11:01 AM
UPS Freight •
Diesel prices dropped for the fifth straight week, with the average price per gallon falling $0.3 to $3.838 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 06/25 at 10:35 AM
Two thirds expect to add jobs next year, even as more than half report skilled labor shortage.
Monday, June 24, 2013
At last week’s 11th annual eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Chicago, LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman conducted an on-stage interview with Marv Schlanger, CEO of CEVA Logistics.
Posted on 06/24 at 01:09 PM
Global Logistics •
Friday, June 21, 2013
With the new motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations set to take hold in just a matter of days, the trucking industry is continuing what is essentially a last-ditch effort to keep things in their present state.
Weekly carload volume—at 288,879—was up 0.5 percent compared to a year ago, and intermodal—at 254,266 trailers and containers—saw a 1.7 percent annual gain.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Washington is pushing a tax break that might make liquefied natural gas (LNG) economically competitive with diesel fuel, although a skeptical trucking industry is still taking a wait-and-see approach on the clean, domestically produced fuel.
Posted on 06/20 at 09:00 AM
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Industrial truck sales hold steady, mirror U.S. economic indicators.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—According to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ 24th annual State of Logistics Report released today, logistics and supply chain managers are continuing to drive inefficiencies out of the business transportation system.