Friday, June 22, 2012
Thanks in part to heavy last-minute lobbying by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, as well as other groups including freight transportation shippers, House and Senate conference committee members were furiously at work to produce a multi-year bill before the current funding mechanism expired on June 30.
Con-way Freight, the less-than-truckload subsidiary of Con-way Inc., is the most recent LTL carrier to roll out a mid-year general rate increase (GRI).
Carload volume—at 287,036—was down 2.5 percent annually, and intermodal was up 5.2 percent at 249,975 trailers and containers.
Posted on 06/22 at 09:32 AM
Rail Freight •
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Transportation leaders in the House and Senate say progress is being made on a new transportation bill.
Posted on 06/21 at 03:11 PM
UPS and Netherlands-based TNT NV, a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator, said today that UPS’s $6.5 billion cash offer for TNT, which was announced in March, commences tomorrow and will run through August 31.
Posted on 06/21 at 11:52 AM
TNT NV •
TNT Express •
Various factors could tip the scales in assessing how 2012 Peak Season plays out.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Sure, there are secrets in the tabloids, but in the WMS (warehouse management system) industry too? Uncover five of the biggest secrets of many warehouse management systems—information you should know before you make a purchasing decision.
Even as the global recession has forced cutbacks in government spending, other countries continue to invest significantly more than the U.S. to expand and update their transportation networks
In a recently completed survey that the American Association of Port Authorities initiated, U.S. seaport agencies and their private-sector partners plan to invest a combined $46 billion over the next five years in wide-ranging capital improvements to their marine operations and other port properties
Monday, June 18, 2012
Cara Donna Provision Company was a one-man operation selling fresh deli meat to local Boston businesses. Now, two generations later, the company has grown to become the largest family run and managed broad line food service distributor in all of New England.