Friday, August 27, 2010
Yesterday’s federal court ruling that the Port of Los Angeles can regulate trucks that haul goods in and out of its property was cheered by local government leaders and organized labor.
Spurred by another record-breaking week for intermodal, volumes on United States railways were up year-over-year for the week ending August 21, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
IRTA named Maersk as the recipient of the International Refrigerated Transportation Association Executive of the Year award as part of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) Food Logistics Forum.
Thursday, August 26, 2010
Co-authored by Frank Quinn, chief editor of LM’s sister publication Supply Chain Management Review, “Diagnosing Greatness: Ten Traits of the Best Supply Chains” targets at all levels and functions of business management
Posted on 08/26 at 10:43 AM
Commercial trailer orders continued their strong rebound in July compared to a difficult 2009, according to data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles.
By September 8, 11 of 13 marine terminals at the San Pedro Bay ports will have reinstated a fifth OffPeak gate shift in response to a substantial swell in cargo volume.
Posted on 08/26 at 07:06 AM
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Following two consecutive months of declines, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) said that its advance seasonally-adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage index was up 1.5 percent in July.
FedEx received good news last week, when a federal judge in Indiana ruled that FedEx Ground drivers in Kansas are independent contractors and not full-time employees.
Posted on 08/25 at 09:39 AM
Jerry Hempstead •