Friday, January 04, 2013
USPS Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe pointed out that the 112th Congress adjourned without passing postal legislation, which he said could quickly restore the USPS to profitability and put it on stable, long-term financial footing
Posted on 01/04 at 10:11 AM
Trimble officials said that bringing ALK into the fold is expected to augment and complement Trimble’s Transportation and Logistics product portfolio, including TMW Systems’ transportation management solutions.
Thursday, January 03, 2013
Big acquisitions, a precarious economy and some new players change the landscape heading into 2013.
Posted on 01/03 at 12:06 PM
Materials Handling •
UPS this week rolled out a new express air freight service geared towards urgent, time-sensitive and high-value international shipments.
Posted on 01/03 at 11:59 AM
Wednesday, January 02, 2013
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, was 50.7 in December, representing a 1.2 percent gain over November’s 49.5.
Diesel prices continued to trend down, falling for the tenth time in the last 11 weeks, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
Posted on 01/02 at 10:22 AM
Diesel Prices •
Friday, December 28, 2012
News that the International Longshoremen’s Association and United States Maritime Alliance have agreed to extend their contract negotiations for an additional 30 days was welcomed by the National Retail Federation today.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
While the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service – the federal agency charged with mediating private sector labor disputes – has the International Longshoremen’s Association meeting with management to avert an East Coast and Gulf port strike, shippers are bracing for the worst before the December 29 deadline
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Matson, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the primary assets formerly owned by Reef Shipping, a South Pacific shipping company based in Auckland, New Zealand that has been in business since 1968.
The Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) noted in a recent report that despite the extraordinary devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, it was not particularly severe as storms go