Thursday, July 19, 2012
The survey-based “Supply Chain Metrics Report” also suggests that supply chain managers may be expecting too much from transportation providers
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
A report by the USPS Office of Inspector General (OIG), entitled “Strategic Advantages of Moving Mail by Rail,” highlights the fact that moving USPS services and products on rail could be highly advantageous and beneficial for the USPS, with multiple benefits.
In a 10-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, FedEx said this week that it has learned that the United States Postal Service plans to solicit proposals for domestic air services that are currently provided by FedEx.
Posted on 07/18 at 10:53 AM
SeaIntel’s measurements with the actual container delivery reliability based on INTTRA’s data, identified a significant gap between these performance measures
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
With a September 30 deadline looming, The International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance remain in negotiations on a new contract this week in Delray Beach, Florida.
Posted on 07/17 at 02:44 PM
Ocean Cargo •
Rapid-Growth Markets, particularly in Asia, have the necessary tools available to ease both fiscal and monetary policy allowing growth to resume towards the end of the year.
June volumes at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were up both annually and sequentially.
Diesel prices rose for the second straight week on the heels of a 12-week span of declining prices, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 07/17 at 09:09 AM
Diesel Prices •
Monday, July 16, 2012
The National Retail Federation is calling on labor and management officials to work together to avoid cargo disruptions
Total container volume—at 696,847 Twenty-foot Equivalents (TEU)—were up 8.75 percent annually and were below May and April, which hit 731,352 TEU and 707,182 TEU, respectively.