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
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
A recent survey of 3PL industry leaders contained some revealing forecasting news.
Reverse logistics was top of mind at yesterday’s commencement of the annual Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.
Posted on 10/02 at 09:30 AM
Monday, October 01, 2012
The big-box retailer’s flexible logistics model has enabled an innovative store remodel strategy—and helped cut price per shipment by just over 30 percent in its first year in service.
PART I: Three industry thought-leaders discuss the mounting challenges facing today’s global transportation managers.