Tuesday, July 08, 2014
In a move geared toward expanding its global forwarding services and provide shippers with more options, UPS
recently announced that it has added a Full Container Load (FCL) rail offering to its China-to-Europe services portfolio.
Posted on 07/08 at 09:03 AM
Global Logistics •
Pacific Northwest trucker's action creates new layer of complexity
Monday, July 07, 2014
Terminal operations and normal cargo activity were minimally disturbed said spokesmen for both ports.
June freight shipments—at 1.201—were up 6.0 percent annually and were 2.4 percent higher than May en route to its highest level since November 2007.
The report is calling for total imports to Europe to be up 5.1 percent, loaded incoming volumes to be up 4.3 percent, with loaded outgoing volumes expected to see a 4.8 percent boost.
Posted on 07/07 at 09:58 AM
United States Class I carloads were up 43,310 carloads–or 3.6 percent annually–at 1,177,655 in June, and intermodal containers and trailers were up 67,967 units–or 6.7 percent–compared to June 2013 at 1,077,385.
Posted on 07/07 at 09:20 AM
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Non-manufacturing activity continued to remain on a growth track for the month of June, according to the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), which was released today.
Posted on 07/03 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
A Reuters report released today stated that transportation and logistics titan UPS intends to invest $1 billion into its European operations on the next three-to-five years, primarily with an emphasis on expanding its logistics centers.
Posted on 07/02 at 12:40 PM
Global Logistics •
In an effort to grow its Priority Mail offering, the United States Postal Service (USPS) said this week that it has filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission to change prices for Priority Mail.
Posted on 07/02 at 10:59 AM
Priority Mail •
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
The NMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, dropped 0.1 percent to 55.3 in June (a PMI of 50 or greater represents growth). This is 0.2 percent above the 12-month average of 55.1.
Posted on 07/01 at 12:47 PM