Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Delivery bellwether UPS this week added 12,680 ZIP codes to its earliest small-package delivery service, UPS Next Day Air Early in an effort to create an earlier guaranteed-delivery option for customers in locales that only had end-of-day guarantees.
Posted on 03/23 at 09:14 AM
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Truck tonnage volumes saw increases in February on an annual basis, the gains may not necessarily be commensurate with actual positive industry and economic momentum, according to data issued this week by the American Trucking Associations (ATA).
Posted on 03/22 at 02:29 PM
With a 2 cent increase, the average price per gallon now stands at $2.119, coming on the heels of a 7.8 cent gain last week, which saw the average price head above the $2 benchmark for the first time since the week of February 15, when it was at $2.008 per gallon.
Posted on 03/22 at 09:30 AM
“Robotics in Logistics” – a new trend report produced by Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL Group) – maintains that robots will soon be standard in warehouses around the world.
Posted on 03/22 at 08:40 AM
Monday, March 21, 2016
Global 3PL services provider said this week its more than 20-year relationship with automotive bellwether Ford Motor Company continues to gain speed, with the company announcing today a renewal and expansion of its services for Ford.
Posted on 03/21 at 11:51 AM
Friday, March 18, 2016
The torch is being passed at UPS Freight as a legendary trucking executive prepares to retire after a remarkable 37-year career that saw him rise from the overnight docks in Philadelphia to the executive suite in Richmond, Va.
Posted on 03/18 at 07:54 AM
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Thursday, March 17, 2016
FedEx Corp. reported adjusted earnings of $2.51 per diluted share for the third quarter ended February 29, compared to adjusted earnings of $2.03 per diluted share a year ago. Without adjustments, FedEx reported earnings of $1.84 for the third quarter compared to $2.18 per diluted share last year.
Posted on 03/17 at 08:30 AM
A law of unintended consequences is alive and well. Just ask trucking lobbyists and those inside the Department of Transportation working feverishly to fix what they describe as a “technical glitch” that threatens to scrap the entire law covering truck drivers’ hours of service.
Carloads were down 12.8 percent compared to the same week last year at 243,275, and intermodal containers and trailers were down 10.3 percent annually at 245,902.
Posted on 03/17 at 03:39 AM