Thursday, January 07, 2016
LM Group News Editor recently spoke with Doug Waggoner, CEO of Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services about how 2015 ended up in the freight transportation and logistics sectors and various related topics.
Posted on 01/07 at 09:37 AM
Wednesday, January 06, 2016
JDA customers will gain access to INTTRA's full offering of ocean shipping software, data and services, affording them all the advantages of digitization on the proprietary platform.
Non-manufacturing activity finished 2015 with growth, even with a slight decline in its key metric, according to the most recent edition of the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
Posted on 01/06 at 12:01 PM
The Paris Agreement climate deal by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which was completed in December, puts a lot on the line in regards to supply chain management and logistics operations, even though those things, as well as specific modes of transport and related emissions reduction mandates or objectives, are not directly cited in the agreement’s language.
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Even through improvements in rule's language from its introduction are apparent, questions remain about how it will be specifically enforced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Posted on 01/05 at 10:30 AM
Diesel prices dropped 2.4 cents this week to $2.211 per gallon, according to data issued by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. The average price per gallon is now at its lowest level since the week of May 4, 2009, when it was at $2.185.
Posted on 01/05 at 09:27 AM
Diesel Prices •
Monday, January 04, 2016
Manufacturing activity contracted in December for the second straight month, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business.
Posted on 01/04 at 01:52 PM
An ongoing lackluster economic outlook remains intact for Northern Europe, according to the most recent edition of the “Global Port Tracker: North Europe Trade Outlook” by maritime consultancy Hackett Associates and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Amid continued consolidation, rapid technological advancements and labor challenges point toward an ambitious new year.
Posted on 01/04 at 09:39 AM
Materials Handling •
Monday, December 28, 2015
If recent stories are any indication, transportation, sourcing, inventory management and supply chain resilience will dominate supply chain projects next year.