Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Motorola's digital two-way radios are the ideal way to reach drivers any time and know where they are all the time. You get the same push-to-talk services at a lower cost and the flexibility to choose the right radio for each driver.
Posted on 04/03 at 03:45 PM
White Papers •
Coming off of a month which saw its highest reading in a year, non-manufacturing activity in March still showed positive signs, according to data released today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
According to a Washington Post report, “CBP has postponed the elimination of furloughs to its employees and the elimination of overtime,” which came as a result of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013, which was signed into law last week.
Posted on 04/03 at 10:11 AM
Customs & Regulations •
Vast and sustained economic issues in Europe continue to plague growth, and the situation does not appear to show any meaningful signs of abating, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released February data showing that air cargo maintained the modest improvement in demand that began in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Posted on 04/02 at 04:17 PM
Having something to base a wide amount of criteria in the 3PL sector can be challenging for shippers. The Gartner Group’s recent release of its Magic Quadrant for Global Third-Party Logistics Providers aims to help alleviate some of those challenges, which can help shippers to better understand 3PLs and their capabilities when evaluating and selecting a set of providers to meet their needs, according to Gartner.
Posted on 04/02 at 12:57 PM
Global Logistics •
A few weeks shy of their respective first quarter earnings announcements East Coast-based Class I railroads Norfolk Southern and CSX are feeling pretty good about their businesses.
The average price per gallon fell 1.3 cents to $3.993, according to the EIA.
Posted on 04/02 at 09:09 AM
Diesel Prices •
Monday, April 01, 2013
Our 2013 survey finds that the highest salaries in logistics and supply chain management will be earned by those sticking to time-honored values: education, hard work, and company loyalty.
Despite the related costs and increasing complexity, private fleets enable operators to control their own destiny at a time when the trucking market is bracing for yet another capacity crunch.