Tuesday, October 09, 2012
A new software offering released this month by Menlo Worldwide Logistics LLC, a third-party logistics (3PL) subsidiary of freight transportation services provider Con-way Inc., gives the company the ability to capture, calculate, and manage emissions activity throughout the supply chain, according to company officials.
Monday, October 08, 2012
September freight shipments and expenditures were up sequentially and down annually.
That mindset was front and center at a session at last week’s Council of Supply Chain Management’s (CSCMP) Annual Conference last week, entitled “How Supply Chain Drives Shareholder Value.”
CEO's across the supply chain spectrum provide in-depth analyses of factors driving capacity and ways to address it.
Friday, October 05, 2012
Since the Prologis-AMB Properties merger was made official roughly 16 months ago, the global industrial real estate giant has things moving in the right direction
September carloads—at 1,152,174—were down 3.7 percent—or 43,746 carloads— annually. Intermodal—at 973,715 trailers and containers—was up 2.5 percent—or 24,126 trailers and containers—compared to September 2011.
Thursday, October 04, 2012
Entitled ChemSolutions, CHRW officials said that the new division provides various services, including chemical bulk shipping, safety and sustainability, freight forwarding, customs brokerage, vendor and supplier compliance, global trade management, and multimodal transportation.
Posted on 10/04 at 01:28 PM
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Wednesday, October 03, 2012
The ISM Non-Manufacturing index joined the Manufacturing Index in exceeding expectations in September
The UPS annual “Change in the (Supply) Chain” survey, conducted by IDC Manufacturing Insights and targeting U.S.-based senior-level supply chain decision makers in the high-tech/electronics industry, suggests renewed confidence in the nation’s exporting potential.
Posted on 10/03 at 10:29 AM
In anticipation of the Panama Canal expansion if 2014, the fight for market share of inbound shipping remains fierce among U.S. ports