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Monday, March 31, 2014
Building a resilient supply chain requires success in four key areas: policy, strategy, information technology and partnerships.
Supply chain managers face a coming shortage of talent. The best should be putting strategies in place now to prepare for the future.
Friday, March 28, 2014
Following its mid-March proposal to mandate usage of electronic logging devices (ELDs) in commercial trucks, which was largely endorsed by large carrier companies and shippers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today issued a notice of proposed rulemaking, entitled “Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service Supporting Documents” in the Federal Register.
Posted on 03/28 at 11:37 AM
Carloads—at 291,525—were up 4.5 percent annually, and intermodal was up 10.6 percent at 260,713 containers and trailers.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Toronto-based less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and transportation services provider Vitran Corporation has officially been acquired by TransForce, a provider of transportation and logistics services for $6.50 per share.
Posted on 03/27 at 11:06 AM
Vitran Corporation •
The Ann Arbor, Michigan-based carrier said earlier this month that effective March 31 a 5.4 percent GRI will take effect.
Posted on 03/27 at 09:50 AM
Con-way Freight •
A study recently released by GT Nexus, a provider of cloud-based network services for global trade and supply chain management, in conjunction with Supply Chain Insights makes the case that ERP systems may be coming up short, when it comes to providing supply chain visibility for shippers.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
The P3 Network vessel-sharing agreement, whose objective is to give ocean carrier heavyweights Maersk, MSC, and CMA CGM the ability to discuss and agree on the size, number and operational characteristics of vessels to be operated on transatlantic and transpacific trade lanes between the U.S. and Asia, North Europe and the Mediterranean, was given the green light by the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) earlier this month.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
As noted in today’s news section, airports with new infrastructure and access to population centers will remain dominant in the air cargo arena.
Top U.S. airports are engaged in a fight for a larger share of the challenged U.S. air cargo market, according to JLL’s annual Airport Outlook Report.