Friday, April 27, 2012
Carload volume—at 282,262—was down 3.6 percent annually and ahead of the week ending April 14 at 276,789 and the week ending April 7 at 270,974.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
As the United States Postal Service (USPS) continues to face a significant uphill fiscal battle, a bill passed by the U.S. Senate this week aims to get it on better financial footing.
Posted on 04/26 at 12:35 PM
The company’s U.S. Domestic and Supply Chain and Freight segments paced quarterly growth for the company, with 13 and 19 percent gains in operating profit, respectively.
Posted on 04/26 at 09:42 AM
DHL said that the this effort will enable customers to more effectively and conveniently reach the global marketplace with earlier deliveries and later pick-up times and other service and shipping options.
Posted on 04/26 at 03:03 AM
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
One event I never have to think twice about attending is the annual NASSTRAC (National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council) Logistics Conference and Expo, taking place in Orlando from next Sunday-Wednesday.
Posted on 04/25 at 01:48 PM
Class I railroad carriers Norfolk Southern and KCS recently rolled out a new joint intermodal service between central Mexico and the southeastern region of the United States entitled TMX.
To support the prioritization and implementation of transportation improvements, John Blanchard, VP Transportation at 4SIGHT Supply Chain Group, outlines a long-term approach to identifying, planning and executing transportation-related projects - from developing strategy and identifying opportunities to applying benchmarks and delivering results.
Posted on 04/25 at 09:51 AM
The Norfolk, Virginia-based carrier reported first quarter net income of $410 million—or $1.23 per share—which was up 26 percent compared to the first quarter of 2011 and ahead of Wall Street expectations of $1.12 per share.
Trade Tech is one of the first technology providers to receive certification for U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Automated Commercial Environment
Posted on 04/25 at 08:09 AM
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Most procurement professionals expect growth in 2012, with 72 percent of respondents expecting revenues to increase over last year.
Posted on 04/24 at 04:17 PM