Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The biggest labor contract in transportation comes up for renewal next year when 250,000 Teamsters at UPS negotiate a new deal with the world’s largest and most profitable transport company.
Posted on 08/15 at 01:25 PM
Trucking interests are back in court challenging the government’s latest attempt to reduce the hours a truck driver can legally work—and they are getting some help from some of the largest shippers in the nation.
Posted on 08/15 at 01:11 PM
Seaport Industry to Gather in Mobile for AAPA’s 101st Annual Convention?Oct. 21–25 conference
Coinciding with the advent of container shipping’s “peak season,” Supply Chain Management Review asked Brian M. Conrad, Executive Administrator, TSA/WTSA to provide readers with an in-depth forecast
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
While “collaboration” was the watchword for supply chain managers reliant on ocean carriage, it appears that in 2012 it is going to be “accountability.”
Friday, August 10, 2012
BDP officials say they have reached a decision to retain full family ownership of the company, following an evaluation of potential private equity investment.
Posted on 08/10 at 01:25 AM
BDP International •
Carload volume—at 228,229—was up 0.4 percent annually, and intermodal volumes—at 243,261 trailers and containers—were up 3.3 percent.
Thursday, August 09, 2012
In its report, entitled “Warehouse Management Systems Worldwide Outlook,” ARC noted that WMS revenues for add-on functionality like labor management systems and warehouse analytics have been growing at impressive rates.
Posted on 08/09 at 02:06 AM
ARC Advisory Group •
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
The BTS said that the June Freight TSI at 109.5 is 16.1 percent higher than April 2009’s low point of 94.3 during the recession and is down 3.9 percent from the December 2011 reading of 114.0, which represents the all-time high since BTS first began collecting data in 1990.
The heading of the July Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems, “Slow growth in freight; slow growth in the economy,” aptly sums up the current freight environment, which continues to flatten out and lack true signs of growth.