Tuesday, September 01, 2015
The proposed merger of Cosco and CSCL could spark further container consolidation
Posted on 09/01 at 08:35 AM
Supply Chain •
The average price dropped 4.7 cents to $2.514 per gallon, which now stands at the lowest weekly average price for diesel since July 2009, when it was at $2.542 the week of July 27, 2009, according to EIA data.
Posted on 09/01 at 08:31 AM
Diesel Prices •
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that U.S. trade with its North America Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico in June dropped 3.8 percent annually to $99.0 billion. This followed a 10.8 percent decline in May to $92.7 billion.
Posted on 09/01 at 08:03 AM
Monday, August 31, 2015
According to Panjiva data, July shipments-at 952,126-were up 1 percent over June, following sequential gains of 7 percent for May over April and 1 percent for June over May.
Posted on 08/31 at 10:46 AM
Global Trade •
While the previous edition of the Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR showed some encouraging signs for shippers in terms of a mild uptick in overall market conditions.
Posted on 08/31 at 09:59 AM
Supply Chain Expert John Caltagirone is working with an increasing number of large companies that need help addressing key issues that “keep them up at night.” Here’s what Caltagirone recommends supply chain managers do right now to prepare for the future.
Posted on 08/31 at 07:59 AM
What will it take to find, train, and retain talent going forward? Three supply chain experts dust off their crystal balls and discuss the top ways to build the workforce for 2025.
Posted on 08/31 at 07:54 AM
Friday, August 28, 2015
83% of surveyed manufacturers either already have IoT implementations in place or plans to deploy within a year.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
The four international marine container terminals at the Port of Oakland have announced they are developing a program to operate their terminal gates on Saturdays to reduce weekday congestion at the port.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
This is the first guaranteed weekly service direct to the U.S. from Singapore as part of the company’s initiative to enhance its LCL offerings serving Trans-pacific needs.