Monday, August 16, 2010
Less-than-truckload transportation services provider YRC Worldwide (YRCW) said it has completed the official closing of its sale of a portion of its YRC Logistics business to strategic private equity investor Austin Ventures.
A diesel additive study conducted by GPA yielded a five-percent reduction in fuel consumption, as well as drastically decreased emissions.
Posted on 08/16 at 01:58 PM
The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association monthly report show booked orders in June 2010 were up 27% over May 2010 and up 53% over the same time period last year.
Posted on 08/16 at 07:45 AM
Friday, August 13, 2010
As was the case in June, volumes at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were strong on a year-over-year basis.
A sputtering economy received a small dose of good news, with retail sales showing gains in July, according to data released by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
UPS has rolled out a new consumer-to-business returns service, representing a step forward in reverse logistics.
Which carriers and third-party providers soared above the crowd in terms of service performance over the past year? Our readers have cast their votes, and now it’s time to reveal the winners of the coveted Quest for Quality Awards.
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Following a week in which carload and intermodal volumes hit high marks for the year, volumes for the week ending August 7 were somewhat tempered, according to data from the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 08/12 at 01:30 PM
Third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Mallory Alexander International Logistics announced today that through a partnership with London-based Charles Kendall Freight, a freight forwarder, it has opened up a new office in on Long Island in Inwood, New York.
While talk of a possible “double-dip recession” gains momentum, results from the most recent Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) are doing its part to quell that theory.