Friday, September 05, 2014
U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in July—at 1,258,142—were up 2 percent annually and up 5 percent compared to June.
Posted on 09/05 at 07:55 AM
Thursday, September 04, 2014
The Institute for Supply Management reported today that non-manufacturing activity in August was strong, as well as record setting, on a few fronts.
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
ODFL is calling for an annual increase tons per day in the 18.0 percent-to-18.5 percent range compared to the third quarter of 2013, which is up from its previously disclosed range of 17.0 percent-to-18.0 percent.
Posted on 09/03 at 11:36 AM
Supply chain and IT services provider enVista said it has opened up an EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) office in Ellesmere Port, Chesire, United Kingdom.
Posted on 09/03 at 10:57 AM
Diesel prices dropped again this week, with the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reporting that the average price per gallon fell 0.7 cents to $3.814 per gallon.
Posted on 09/03 at 10:06 AM
Diesel Prices •
Non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics said yesterday it formally completed its acquisition of New Breed Logistics, a non asset-based 3PL focusing on contract logistics services, for roughly $615 million.
Posted on 09/03 at 09:43 AM
XPO Logistics •
The Port of Seattle’s search for a new leader appears to be at end as its commission named Ted J. Fick to take over as CEO late last week.
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
The value of exports from America’s Foreign-Trade Zones increased by 13.7 percent in 2013, to a record-high 79.5 billion in merchandise exported, according to figures released by the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Board in its Annual Report to Congress.
Posted on 09/02 at 03:49 PM
While summer may be nearing its end, the climate in the manufacturing sector remains very warm, according to the most recent edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business issued today by the Institute for Supply Management.
Posted on 09/02 at 12:57 PM
When publicly-traded Class I freight railroad and intermodal service providers issued second quarter earnings results earlier this summer, the topic of less than ideal service on the rails was a common theme within the earnings releases and question and answer sessions with top management at those companies.