Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


All Entries

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Even with the well-documented service issues freight railroads have experienced over the last several months, there is a lot to be excited about when looking at the industry, according to Ed Hamberger, president and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 12/04 at 02:42 PM
NewsAARRailroad ShippingPermalink


Non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider UTi Worldwide (UTIW) issued a statement yesterday shooting down speculation that it will be acquired by DSV A/S, a Denmark-based global supplier of transport and logistics services.
Posted on 12/04 at 11:08 AM
News3PLFreight ForwardingUTi WorldwidePermalink


Based on the data source you look at, there are two distinctly, but, at times, overlapping cases being made for the state of manufacturing here in the United States.
Posted on 12/04 at 10:10 AM
BlogsIHSISMPMIPermalink


Wednesday, December 03, 2014

October shipments––at 1,260,200–– up 7 percent annually and 1 percent over September’s 1,241,848 and, which matches up with September to October differences in recent years, including a 2 percent increase in 2013, a ten percent increase in 2012 (being the exception), flat growth in 2011, a 2 percent decrease in 2010, and a 3 percent gain in 2009.
Posted on 12/03 at 02:19 PM
NewsPanjivaPermalink


The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—came in at 59.3 (a reading above 50 represents growth) in November, which was 2.2 percent above October’s 57.1 and 3.3 percent above the 12-month average of 56.
Posted on 12/03 at 12:11 PM
NewsISMNMIPermalink


Tuesday, December 02, 2014

In a recent survey conducted by Supply Chain Management Review and Logistics Management, supply chain and logistics executives said the biggest obstacles standing in the way of their organizations achieving supply chain efficiencies and gaining greater control of costs include a lack of visibility into all steps in the supply chain, poor synchronization of end-to-end business processes, and little or no access to accurate, time-sensitive information.
Posted on 12/02 at 05:44 PM
WhitepaperKewillwhite papersPermalink


At a time when representatives rarely agree upon anything, U.S. House and Senate leaders from both the Republican and Democratic Parties are jointly sponsoring a bill to establish a national maritime policy to encourage U.S.-flag shipping.
Posted on 12/02 at 05:16 PM
BlogsSecurityFlags of ConvenienceJones ActPermalink


This decline comes on the heels of the 3.3 cent drop last week and stands as the lowest average weekly price per gallon since the week of February 21, 2011, when it checked in at $3.573.
Posted on 12/02 at 12:45 PM
NewsEIADiesel PricesPermalink


In a move geared towards expanding its freight brokerage presence even further, global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW) said yesterday that it has reached an agreement to acquire Kansas City-based Freightquote.com for $365 million. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015.
Posted on 12/02 at 10:46 AM
NewsLTLbrokeragesCHRWPermalink


Read this special report where we offer a collection of articles designed to help retail shippers maximize efficiencies by getting a better handle on managing parcel costs, improving returns management, and understanding how new packaging processes can help contain new "dim weight" pricing being rolled out by the parcel carrier giants.
Posted on 12/02 at 10:24 AM
WhitepaperEndiciaPermalink



Page 4 of 489 pages ‹ First  < 2 3 4 5 6 >  Last ›


© Copyright 2013 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA