Monday, December 02, 2013
You face increasing challenges in today's competitive environment as customers require greater flexibility and insist on timely delivery.
Keeping your mobile workforce connected is essential to meeting these demands and protecting them on the road. At the same time, your business is facing creeping fuel costs and growing traffic congestion, and crumbling infrastructure.
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, headed up 0.9 percent to 57.3 in November, which is now the new high for the PMI in 2013.
Posted on 12/02 at 01:41 PM
Our industry needs to listen carefully to our customers to stay ahead of the e-fulfillment game.
Sunday, December 01, 2013
Monday, November 25, 2013
A student team fielded by the University of North Texas (UNT) won the Intermodal Association of North America’s (IANA) third annual Intermodal Challenge, earning national recognition for their university through IANA’s growing young professionals development program.
Matson estimates that the combined increase of both the rate adjustment and terminal handling charge will result in shipping costs rising by an average of 5.5 percent.
The San Francisco Bay Area can easily lay claim to being the epicenter for supply chain sustainability.
In October, Schneider said it began providing service in the form of Mexico cross-border intermodal loads through Jackson, Miss.-based steel wheel interchange, with its intermodal Mexico Direct loads moving between Chicago and Jackson on the Canadian National Railway and then between Jackson and Mexico on the Kansas City Southern Railway.
Panjiva reported that U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in October—at 1,178,389—were up 2 percent compared to September and up 19 percent annually.
Friday, November 22, 2013
UPS announced yesterday that it has rolled out an average rate increase of 4.9 percent for its Ground, Air, and International parcel products that will go into effect on December 30, 2013.
Posted on 11/22 at 01:26 PM
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