Monday, February 04, 2013
The outlook for logistics and supply chain professionals is as good as it’s been in years. And for those individuals that have the academic credentials to go with their experience, the picture is even brighter.
Posted on 02/04 at 11:30 AM
ODFL said it moved its Toledo, Ohio-based service center to a larger and more modernized location, and it also said it has relocated its Paducah, Kentucky service center to a larger location.
Posted on 02/04 at 11:28 AM
Following months of acrimonious negotiations, the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX), an alliance of container carriers, direct employers, and port associations serving United States-based East and Gulf Coasts, and the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA), the largest union of maritime workers in North America, have reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract.
Posted on 02/04 at 11:27 AM
Friday, February 01, 2013
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, was 53.1 in January, which tops December by 2.9 percent.
Carload volume—at 265,839—was down 6.3 percent annually, and intermodal—at 238,789 trailers and containers—was up 1.6 percent.
Posted on 02/01 at 11:15 AM
FedEx said the new office, which is located in Bangkok, will provide shippers in Thailand and across the Asia Pacific region to leverage FedEx Trade Network’s freight forwarding services.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
U.S.-Canada surface transportation trade in November came in at $46.7 billion in November, and the value of U.S. surface transportation trade with Mexico was $34.8 billion.
Posted on 01/31 at 11:01 AM
Transportation and parcel bellwether UPS reported today that fourth quarter revenue increased 2.3 percent annually to a record $14.57 billion, and adjusted operating profit saw a 41 percent gain to record $2.05 billion. And earnings per share at $1.32 saw a 3 percent gain, falling short of Wall Street estimates of $1.38 per share.
Posted on 01/31 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
American Association of Port Authorities' President and CEO Kurt Nagle says AAPA and the public port industry have greatly appreciated Secretary LaHood’s recognition of the importance of ports as a critical link in our transportation system and his support for port related infrastructure investment during his term as Secretary.
Posted on 01/30 at 10:59 AM
Lack of clearance from European Commission halts UPS' plans for significant European expansion