Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Recent data based on reader feedback from 183 respondents in a Logistics Management survey bears out the still-intact high inventory levels as well, with 56.8 percent of respondents noting how their companies are still dealing with high or excess inventories, while 43.2 percent of respondents indicate they are not.
Posted on 04/26 at 12:58 AM
Monday, April 25, 2016
Self-learning or "machine-learning" systems – is one of 26 key developments highlighted in DHL's 2016 Logistics Trend Radar
In a behind-the-scenes split that highlights the divergent interests between truckload carriers and the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry, the Truckload Carriers Association has officially split from the larger American Trucking Associations’ official policy position on truck sizes and weights.
Friday, April 22, 2016
Carloads fell 12.9 percent annually to 240,462, and intermodal containers and trailers were off 7.4 percent at 259,317.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
When it comes to the current state of the industrial real estate market in 2016, it stands to reason that the times are not necessarily changing, at least when compared to 2015. That was a major takeaway of recent research issued by Chicago-based industrial real estate firm JLL.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Earlier this month, cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS) providers MercuryGate International Inc. unveiled an advanced freight sourcing and procurement solution that enables shippers to manage RFP (requests for proposal) for multiple transportation modes in a single system.
Posted on 04/20 at 11:01 AM
Final thoughts on Modex 2016.
CMA CGM, COSCO Container Lines, Evergreen Line and Orient Overseas Container Line have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a consortia
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in March at 137.6 (2000=100) was off 4.5 percent from February’s 144, which ATA said represented an all-time high.