Thursday, December 09, 2010
Freight transportation and logistics services provider Ryder System said it has inked an agreement to acquire Total Logistic Control, a subsidiary of SUPERVALU and a provider of supply chain services for shippers in the food, beverage, and consumer packaged goods sectors.
USA Dry Van Logistics, a national provider of asset-based transportation and third-party logistics focusing on cross-border shipments between the U.S. and Mexico, recently announced it emerged from bankruptcy after filing for it in February. Company officials said that USA Dry Van was successfully able to restructure the business and have the same customer base, employees, lenders, and equipment intact.
Wednesday, December 08, 2010
With the introduction of its NVOCC e-commerce platform, ECU LINE is now connected to the INTTRA network to receive shipping instructions from their shippers.
Nearly a year after the completion of the acquisition of supply chain management software and services company i2 Technologies by JDA Software Inc., a provider of demand chain technology services, JDA said today it is embarking on some of the initial steps of is post i2 acquisition product integration roadmap with the release of JDA Logistics Procurement.
The common perception that October is the most active month for trade is a false one, said analysts at Zepol Corporation
Posted on 12/08 at 11:00 AM
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) was up 0.2 percent in October, following a1.0 percent gain in September and a 0.6 percent August decline.
The company said it has reduced transit times in more than 500 lanes connecting Toronto and Montreal to dozens of cities and regions in the United States. And it added that these efforts will enable cross-border LTL shippers to achieve various improvements in their supply chains.
Posted on 12/08 at 07:18 AM
Tuesday, December 07, 2010
In a move that at first glance may seem “counter intuitive,” officials from the Port of Long Beach and the Panama Canal Authority have agreed to a series of efforts to promote more trade between Latin America and the U.S.
Posted on 12/07 at 06:40 PM
The most recent Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) was up 0.4 percent in November, marking its first sign of positive growth in four months. The PCI was down 0.6 percent in October and 0.5 percent and 1.0 percent in September and August, respectively.
November rail volumes were up compared to the same period in 2009, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). The AAR reported that monthly rail carloads for November—at 1,137,626—were up 4.5 percent year-over-year.