Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The ocean container carrier industry has been plagued by overcapacity of late, but a new technology partnership may begin to address it
The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline fell for the eighth consecutive week, according to data issued by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. Falling 3.2 cents to $2.782 per gallon, diesel prices have fallen a cumulative 12.7 cents over this period from the week of June 1 through July 20.
Posted on 07/21 at 10:08 AM
Diesel Prices •
While nearly one-third of LM survey respondents note Peak Season has a significant impact on operations, industry experts say it will not be much to write home about this year
Posted on 07/21 at 08:34 AM
Peak Season •
Monday, July 20, 2015
As the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) concludes its first financial trading year 2014-15, its Annual Report reflects on the achievements of the past 12 months including how it has worked with other organizations in its role as an effective voice for shippers around the world.
APICS and AST&L officials said that this merger will provide support to the end-to-end supply chain body of knowledge that fuels APICS’s global supply chain research, education and certification programs.
Posted on 07/20 at 11:09 AM
The era of driverless trucks – or autonomous vehicles, as they are known euphemistically – may be a lot closer to reality than many people think.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Total POLA volumes in June were down 2 percent compared to June 2014 at 721,802 TEU, and June volumes at POLB declined 4.4 percent annually at 583,621 TEU.
This service, which functions as an express freight service geared towards urgent, time-sensitive, and high-value international shipments, was initially launched by Big Brown in January 2013.
Posted on 07/17 at 08:57 AM
U.S. carloads were down 6.6 percent annually at 271,494, and intermodal volume was up 2.4 percent at 262,603 containers and trailers.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
June freight shipments—at 1.160—picked up where May left off in posting its highest level of the year, topping May by 0.2 percent and down 3.4 percent compared to June 2014. This gain comes at a time when the economy shows signs of “weakening,” according to the report.