Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Thanks to a vibrant supply chain and solid strategic planning the nation’s semiconductor industry is going strong.
Traditional rivals, MSC and CMA CGM, are changing course now to work together as operating partners in several key trade lanes
A watchful eye on inventory levels by retailers kept freight shipments and expenditures down on a sequential basis for the second straight month, with mixed results annually, according to the November 2011 edition of the Cass Freight Index.
Following a 4.6 cent decline last week, the price per gallon for diesel fuel dropped another 3.3 cents this week to $3.931, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration
Posted on 12/06 at 09:41 AM
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This new offering uses ferries, rail, and trucks transporting 12-foot containers, with goods picked up from one of several China-based locations
Monday, December 05, 2011
The Port of Oakland is making a public appeal to prevent a loose coalition of anarchists from shutting it down next week
The USPS is proposing to move First Class Mail to a 2-3 day standard for contiguous U.S. destinations as part of its plan to counter significant financial losses in recent years.
Posted on 12/05 at 03:35 PM
The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known as the NMI—hit 52 in November, down slightly from October’s 52.9
FedEx Ground and FedEx Home delivery rates will increase by a net average of 4.9 percent.
In a recent filing with the Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB), a group comprised of several rail shippers voiced their opinions as to why allowing BNSF Railway to take a write-up of roughly $8 billion based on the acquisition premium paid by Berkshire Hathaway in its February 2010 $34.5 billion acquisition of BNSF is “objectionable for many reasons.”