Monday, May 18, 2015
Spot market freight volumes for the month of April remained firmly on a typical seasonal trajectory, according to data issued by DAT.
Posted on 05/18 at 09:12 AM
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Supply chain management is evolving from a series of sequential links in the chain to a supply network. That may impact how the warehouse of the future operates.
New service helps employees explore opportunities and employers scan resumes or post open positions to 135,000+ monthly visitors.
Friday, May 15, 2015
This week United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency’s Import Security Filing rule, which is commonly known as 10+2, took a major step towards finally becoming official.
Posted on 05/15 at 12:42 PM
The trucking industry would like to see greater use of longer combination vehicles, specifically 33-foot twin trailers instead of the currently legal 28-foot “pups” that dot the major interstates right now.
Posted on 05/15 at 10:07 AM
The SCM and procurement software market experienced solid growth through sustained application demand, as supply chain remains a key source of competitive advantage in driving business growth objectives, such as improved customer satisfaction, greater business agility and operational improvements.
Posted on 05/15 at 02:17 AM
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) headed up 1.7 percent from February to March, following a 1.7 percent decline from January to February.
Posted on 05/15 at 02:04 AM
U.S. carloads were down 7.9 percent compared to the same week last year at 273,433, and intermodal volume was up 3.8 percent annually at 277,601 containers and trailers.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Retail bellwether Walmart is getting ready to roll out an unlimited shipping service for online shoppers this summer, which will be priced lower than Amazon’s “Prime” service, which sells for $99 per year.
Posted on 05/14 at 11:52 AM
A year ago at this time, truckload capacity was viewed by most people as the tightest it has ever been, or something close to that anyhow. There was an incredibly difficult winter to contend with, which was the case again again this year, and the driver shortage was rearing its ugly head, too, much like it still is now.
Posted on 05/14 at 10:29 AM