Monday, June 16, 2014
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Yusen Logistics recently announced it has expanded its U.S.-Mexico cross-border services in an effort to address what it described as a growing need for reliable logistics services to and from Mexico.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Carloads for the week ending June 7 were up 5.3 percent at 292,924, and intermodal trailers and containers were up 6.8 percent at 269,823.
Posted on 06/13 at 07:52 AM
Railroad Shipping •
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Earlier this week, Westampton, New Jersey-based New Century Transportation, a provider of trucking and warehousing services shuttered operations, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation.
Posted on 06/12 at 11:52 AM
Commerce reported that May retail sales at $437.6 billion were up 0.3 percent over April and up 4.3 percent compared to May 2013, and total retail sales from March through May are up 4.3 percent annually.
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) increased 0.4 percent from March to April (the most recent month for which data is available).
Posted on 06/12 at 07:18 AM
Freight TSI •
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Online shoppers want retailers to make it easier to purchase their goods and services
Posted on 06/11 at 04:27 PM
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
After a long overdue wait, the United States has new water resources legislation, with President Barack Obama officially signing off on H.R. 3080: The Water Resources Reform & Development Act of 2014.
Posted on 06/10 at 11:41 AM
A new report by Capgemini Consulting reveals industry views about the rapidly evolving retail landscape, including business challenges and opportunities.
The report is titled "Are You Ready? How to Create an Always-On, Always-Open Shopping Experience."
Posted on 06/10 at 09:43 AM
Strong industry fundamentals for the trucking sector appear to be intact, based on the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) recently issued by freight transportation consultancy FTR.
Posted on 06/10 at 09:34 AM
FTR Associates •
The average price per gallon of diesel dropped 2.6 cents to $3.892 per gallon, which is the steepest weekly decline in more than a year, since it fell 3.6 cents to $3.851 per gallon the week of April 29, 2013.
Posted on 06/10 at 08:43 AM