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Saturday, October 01, 2011

Many believe that high or rapidly rising oil prices cause recessions; but in turn, during a recession, industrial production and demand for transportation decline. Consequently, the price for oil and fuel falls, and as it declines, the economy is stimulated.
Posted on 10/01 at 01:42 PM
ColumnsGlobal LogisticsGlobal TradeOctober 2011OilPermalink


When the beer giant revamped its dunnage processes, it realized significant cost savings, ushered in a safer work environment, and found a more fluid freight model—all while helping the company get a little greener.
Posted on 10/01 at 12:25 PM
FeaturesTruckingOctober 2011PalletsTransportationWarehouse & DC ManagementPermalink


Big shippers and the world’s top carriers vow to work collectively towards leveraging technology to improve business processes and relationships. Will they make good on the promise or slip back to business as usual?
Posted on 10/01 at 10:30 AM
Special ReportsFreightGlobal TradeOctober 2011TransportationOcean CarriersPermalink


World air cargo traffic will triple over the next 20 years, with most of the growth being driven in the Asia Pacific marketplace. Is it any wonder that the biggest players in the industry are investing heavily in the region?
Posted on 10/01 at 10:00 AM
Special ReportsAir CargoGlobal TradeOctober 2011ChinaPermalink


Your transportation management system (TMS) is installed and running, but are you getting the most out of it? Our technology correspondent helps shippers determine where the utilization gaps exist and formulate a plan to effectively optimize a TMS investment.

Friday, September 30, 2011

Saddle Creek Corp. said this week it has invested in alternative fuel vehicles. These vehicles are comprised of 40 Freightliner natural gas trucks and will be in Saddle Creek’s for-hire fleet, and the company plans to add 40 more early next year.
Posted on 09/30 at 02:41 PM
News3PLTruckingLogisticsSaddle Creek Logistics ServicesNatural GasPermalink



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