Thursday, February 28, 2013
This service, said UPS, provides shippers with time-in-transit improvements that leverage its existing North American freight network.
Posted on 02/28 at 12:33 AM
Global Logistics •
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Dave Howland, vice president, Land Transport, for APL Logistics, to get his take on all things intermodal, the mode’s growth prospects, and how a slowly improving economy can pave the way for more intermodal success down the road.
Posted on 02/27 at 01:05 PM
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Information abounds about the growing trend of electric lift trucks and the advantages and disadvantages of the electric solution. Amid all of the information from so many sources, what’s the truth about electric lift trucks? This white paper breaks through the clutter to review why electric lift trucks are gaining in popularity and also to review their challenges, as well as their economic and environmental benefits.
Posted on 02/26 at 11:28 AM
White Papers •
In a market that has literally thousands of entrants, a new one is now on the scene. Earlier this month, a new Web-based player entered the truckload brokerage market, Chicago-based buytruckload.com.
Posted on 02/26 at 09:07 AM
Signs of a meaningful economic recovery in Europe appear to be slim at the moment, based on the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted on 02/26 at 09:05 AM
This Friday, March 1, the National Industrial Transportation League and other concerns will file comments on the Surface Transportation Board’s Ex Parte 711, its July 2011 request to the STB that it adopt new rules regarding reciprocal switching between Class I railroad carriers, formally known as Petition for Rulemaking to Adopt Revised Competitive Switching Rules, Ex Parte 711.
Posted on 02/26 at 09:03 AM
At a time when our nation’s back is up against the wall, this time due to matters of budget sequestration, the gasoline tax and how to finance myriad transportation infrastructure-related initiatives remains a delicate subject at best.
Posted on 02/26 at 09:02 AM
Company officials said that UPS is tripling its coverage area and providing delivery in two-to-five shipment days to more than 220 countries and territories, adding that this effort will help shippers expand their global reach and balance delivery speed.
Posted on 02/26 at 09:00 AM