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Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Transportation and logistics bellwether FedEx said yesterday it has agreed to acquire 50 Boeing 767-300 freighters, according to various media reports.
Posted on 07/22 at 01:41 PM
FedEx Express •
Last week, more than 100 business groups, which included transportation and logistics providers and other supply chain concerns, penned a letter to U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee Chairman John Thune, heralding the approval of the Ports Performance Act by the Committee.
Non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said this week it has officially rolled out Transplace Supply Chain Consulting, its new consulting practice, which it said will focus on improving end-to-end (e-2-e) supply chain performance through an experienced team with what it described as deep functional expertise in transportation and logistics.
Posted on 07/22 at 10:04 AM
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
June seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage tonnage was up 1.8 percent compared to a year ago, and not seasonally-adjusted tonnage was up 4.7 percent annually.
Posted on 07/21 at 12:49 PM
The ocean container carrier industry has been plagued by overcapacity of late, but a new technology partnership may begin to address it
The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline fell for the eighth consecutive week, according to data issued by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. Falling 3.2 cents to $2.782 per gallon, diesel prices have fallen a cumulative 12.7 cents over this period from the week of June 1 through July 20.
Posted on 07/21 at 10:08 AM
Diesel Prices •
While nearly one-third of LM survey respondents note Peak Season has a significant impact on operations, industry experts say it will not be much to write home about this year
Posted on 07/21 at 08:34 AM
Peak Season •
Monday, July 20, 2015
As the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) concludes its first financial trading year 2014-15, its Annual Report reflects on the achievements of the past 12 months including how it has worked with other organizations in its role as an effective voice for shippers around the world.
APICS and AST&L officials said that this merger will provide support to the end-to-end supply chain body of knowledge that fuels APICS’s global supply chain research, education and certification programs.
Posted on 07/20 at 11:09 AM
The era of driverless trucks – or autonomous vehicles, as they are known euphemistically – may be a lot closer to reality than many people think.