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Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Despite seeing sequential declines for its key metrics, non-manufacturing activity again showed growth in November, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business.
Posted on 12/04 at 01:34 PM
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Bill Logue, president and CEO of FedEx Freight, the less-than-truckload subsidiary of FedEx, at the NITL/IANA Transcomp event in Houston about various industry topics, including rates, regulation, and infrastructure, among others.
Posted on 12/04 at 11:29 AM
FedEx Freight •
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
ODFL is calling for an annual increase tons per day in the 9.5 percent-to-ten percent range, which is ahead of a previous forecast of 9 percent-to-ten percent growth
Posted on 12/03 at 12:51 PM
The average price per gallon rose 3.9 cents to $3.883 per gallon, following last week’s 2.2 cent increase, which was the first time prices rose in 11 weeks
Posted on 12/03 at 11:42 AM
Diesel Prices •
Even though supply chain professionals pride themselves on providing exemplary service and execution during this time of year in advance of the holiday season, a survey recently released by Capgemini found that there are myriad issues when it comes to keeping customers content with delivery and ordering processes.
Monday, December 02, 2013
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.
Monday, November 25, 2013
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.