Tuesday, June 12, 2012
As e-commerce continues to become more prevalent and becomes a “go-to” shopping option for consumers, subsequent effects of that figure to impact supply chains in the sense that they might be more consumer-driven in the future. That was one of the main findings of a recent study put out by UPS and comScore.
Posted on 06/12 at 11:36 AM
The decline in diesel prices has officially cracked the two-month mark, with prices following for the ninth straight week, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 06/12 at 09:11 AM
Diesel Prices •
Monday, June 11, 2012
In a preemptive move to protect its market share, the Los Angeles Harbor Commission adopted a 2012-13 fiscal year budget last week of approximately $954.1 million for the Port of Los Angeles.
Posted on 06/11 at 04:27 PM
As the Agricultural Transportation Coalition prepares to convene in San Francisco for their annual convention next week, comes news that California ag exports are in decline
Posted on 06/11 at 04:10 PM
The relationship between Schneider and CSX goes back to 2008, when CSX became Schneider’s primary Eastern rail provider.
T. Boone Pickens has long been pushing his “Pickens Plan” to wean America off gasoline and diesel and onto natural gas.
Based on the most recent reading of FTR Associates’ Trucking Conditions Index (TCI), it appears that the trucking sector is showing some signs of solid growth.
Posted on 06/11 at 09:16 AM
FTR Associates •
Friday, June 08, 2012
With progress on a new federal transportation bill at an ongoing standstill, House Speaker John Boehner said in a Reuters report yesterday that should negotiations on a new bill between the House and Senate fail to yield meaningful progress by June 30, when the most recent extension expires, the next step may be a six-month extension.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that carload and intermodal volumes were mixed in May, continuing an uneven trend of growth on the tracks.
The time for less-than-truckload rate increases is here again, with FedEx Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of FedEx, announcing a 6.9 percent general rate increase (GRI), effective July 9.
Posted on 06/08 at 10:40 AM