Tuesday, January 08, 2013
As Mexico continues to gain traction as a more than viable option for global manufacturers to set up shop and leverage favorable labor wages and shorter cross-border transit times, it is subsequently becoming an attractive market for United States and global transportation and logistics service providers.
While many large retailers were expressing relief that the “fiscal cliff” had been avoided last week, smaller shippers were less than content
This marks the sixth straight weekly decline and the 11th time in the past 12 weeks the average price has fallen.
Posted on 01/08 at 10:16 AM
Diesel Prices •
Monday, January 07, 2013
With the meshing of these companies, GT Nexus and TradeCard said they expect to cumulatively manage more than $100 billion in direct supply chain trade.
2012 carload volume at 14,682,219 was down 3.1 percent compared to 2011’s 15,155,992, and intermodal volume at 12,267,336 trailers and containers was up 3.2 percent compared to 2011’s 11,892,431
Friday, January 04, 2013
Gains in New Orders and Employment lead the way for a 1.4 percent sequential improvement.
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 7.9 percent in October 2012 compared to October 2011 at $85.3 billion
Posted on 01/04 at 11:23 AM
USPS Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe pointed out that the 112th Congress adjourned without passing postal legislation, which he said could quickly restore the USPS to profitability and put it on stable, long-term financial footing
Posted on 01/04 at 10:11 AM
Trimble officials said that bringing ALK into the fold is expected to augment and complement Trimble’s Transportation and Logistics product portfolio, including TMW Systems’ transportation management solutions.
Thursday, January 03, 2013
Big acquisitions, a precarious economy and some new players change the landscape heading into 2013.
Posted on 01/03 at 12:06 PM
Materials Handling •