Thursday, March 01, 2012
Even with a slight decline from January, data released today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) indicates that manufacturing is on strong footing and still in growth mode.
Dealing with challenges and the unknown is considered a given for supply chain and logistics managers. When the unexpected happens, it is imperative that they are taking steps to manage risks in an efficient and proper manner. But according to a report from Accenture and the World Economic Forum, entitled “New Models for Addressing Supply Chain and Transport Risk,” that is not always the case.
Company officials said this computer—the fifth generation Delivery Information Acquisition Device (DIAD V)—accelerates the delivery of package information to the UPS network and its customers.
The logistics arm of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, reported “substantial” volume growth
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
As an exclusive provider of aviation security management services to Emirates Airlines, Global Elite Group Inc., will open an office at the Seattle-Tacoma International airport
In an ongoing effort to expand its global presence, Dachser USA, a subsidiary of Global 3PL Dachser, said this week that Dachser has begun construction on a new branch office in Zevenaar, the Netherlands.
Posted on 02/29 at 10:00 AM
Global Logistics •
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Following up a strong month is never an easy thing to do. And the data from the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) January 2012 trucking volume data was no exception.
This represents the first time diesel prices have topped the $4 per gallon mark since hitting $4.01 the week of November 21. And it is the highest level for diesel prices since hitting $4.124 the week of May 2.
Posted on 02/28 at 12:23 PM
Diesel Prices •
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 11.6 percent on December 2011 compared to December 2010 at $74.2 billion.
As was the case in its previous edition, the Global Port Tracker Report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics, is calling for continued worsening of economic conditions in Europe.