Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Now that the impact of federal budget sequestration on the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is on hold, the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates is calling for gains in April United States-bound import cargo levels.
Posted on 04/10 at 11:52 AM
Port Tracker •
ILA membership signs off on six-year Master Contract with USMX.
Posted on 04/10 at 09:19 AM
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
IARW president and vice president of Global Cold Chain Alliance comments on the rankings.
On the eve of President Barack Obama’s FY 2014 budget release, freight interests in the Nation’s Capital on Tuesday were telling policy leaders that it’s never too early to be thinking about the next multi-year highway bill—and, more importantly, how to pay for it.
Posted on 04/09 at 01:07 PM
Fuel Tax •
Monday, April 08, 2013
Chicago-based buytruckload.com, a Web-based truckload brokerage in Chicago, said today it has officially expanded its offerings to shippers.
Posted on 04/08 at 08:57 AM
Sunday, April 07, 2013
The operative word when describing the March edition of the March Cass Freight Index report released on Friday by Cass Information Systems appears to be “improvement.”
Friday, April 05, 2013
Procurement leaders face new pressures in 2013 as companies focus on profitable growth and balance local agility with global scale in their value chains, according to new Procurement Key Issues Research from The Hackett Group, Inc.
Posted on 04/05 at 05:48 PM
March carloads—at 1,117,427—were down 5,969 carloads or 0.5 percent annually. Intermodal—at 933,028 trailers and containers—was up 4,859 units or 0.5 percent compared to March 2012.
Posted on 04/05 at 08:58 AM
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Toronto-based less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier Vitran Corporation Inc. said today that its Board of Directors has appointed board member Bill Deluce as interim president and CEO. Deluce replaces Rick Gaetz, whom resigned as president and CEO and a Director of the Company.
Posted on 04/04 at 11:29 AM
Vitran Corporation •