Tuesday, February 25, 2014
As reported here in recent weeks, the Retail Industry Leaders Association has long been championing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). RILA’s vice president for international trade was in Singapore for the talks with the twelve countries, meeting with negotiators and other stakeholders this week and issued another ringing endorsement.
Posted on 02/25 at 03:14 PM
Non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems (RRTS) continues to remain highly active on the acquisition front, announcing yesterday it purchased Little Rock, Arkansas-based Rich Logistics, a provider of truckload and expedited services.
Posted on 02/25 at 11:50 AM
Total fourth quarter revenue for XPO Logistics—at $257.2—was up 137.1 percent. For all of 2013, XPO’s total revenue of $702.3 million marked a 152.1 percent annual increase, with a net loss of $48.5 million, which exceeded a 2012 net loss of $20.3 million.
Posted on 02/25 at 11:00 AM
XPO Logistics •
Diesel prices rose for the fifth straight week, with the average price per gallon up 2.8 cents to $4.017 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Over the course of the last five weeks, the average price per gallon has risen a cumulative 14.4 cents.
Posted on 02/25 at 09:27 AM
Diesel Prices •
CHRW said this office will serve as a “key step in developing the Austrian market as well as improving and expanding the C.H. Robinson office network across Europe” and will be concentrated on European road transportation.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Leading facility managers and operations professionals are scrutinizing energy use and re-evaluating traditional lighting choices - even HIF - in search of energy savings.
This Guide lays out a step-by-step approach to evaluating alternatives and comparing 'apples to apples' to ensure that you find a solution that best meets your lighting needs.
A new report, Perspectives on Supply Chain, from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) says that the favorable economic conditions could present critical issues for the supply chain of the future.
Lane Kidd, the highly respected president of the Arkansas Trucking Association since 1992, is leaving the organization to devote his full energies to The Kidd Group, LLC, a business investment and public affairs firm he created in 2013.
Posted on 02/24 at 11:20 AM
Friday, February 21, 2014
Charles W. “Wick” Moorman told the U.S. Chamber of Commerce second annual infrastructure that he was “optimistic” that new and improved methods of hauling crude on rails will be found that will make the system even safer.
POLA kicked off 2014 with a 2.5 percent annual gain in January at 685,550 TEU, and POLB was down 1.4 percent annually at 528,884 TEU.
Posted on 02/21 at 02:50 AM
Port of Long Beach •