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Thursday, October 31, 2013
Cardinal Health executive says that this strategic alliance is simply the next phase of the relationship between the two companies, adding that with both companies already established experts in their own fields, they believe they can focus on their own strengths to continue to improve and expand services.
Posted on 10/31 at 11:04 AM
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
The International Warehouse Logistics Association President & CEO Joel D. Anderson spoke on “pesky regulations” at the recently-concluded Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Conference in Denver.
Teamsters employees at ABF Freight System covered by the Central Region Local Cartage supplement to the ABF National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA), the sixth-largest less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier in the country, told ABF on October 29 that they have voted to reject a strike authorization.
Posted on 10/30 at 02:45 PM
Freight interests are applauding a long-awaited report by an influential House committee panel that calls for a major push to modernize freight infrastructure in this country, even though it fell short on calling for specific ways to pay for it.
U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in September—at 1,155,361—were down 6 percent from August and down 9.4 percent from July’s 1,230,726 shipments, which was the highest ever month for shipments based on Panjiva data going back to 2007
Posted on 10/30 at 10:36 AM
Global Trade •
The fact that we’ve entered the Big Data era was among the major themes surfacing at the recently-concluded Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Conference in Denver.
Posted on 10/30 at 09:42 AM
The much anticipated P3 Network vessel-sharing agreement has been submitted to the Federal Maritime Commission.
Posted on 10/30 at 09:09 AM
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
The subject of regulations was front and center at last week’s Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference in Denver during a session entitled “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles—Regulatory Challenges in Transportation.”
Posted on 10/29 at 12:32 PM
Commerce reported that September retail sales at $425.9 billion were down 0.1 percent compared to August and up 3.2 percent compared to September 2012, and the NRF eported that September retail sales, which exclude autos, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 0.6 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis from August and were up 3.8 percent on an unadjusted basis annually.
The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline fell for the sixth time in the last eight weeks, the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) said this week.
Posted on 10/29 at 09:21 AM
Diesel Prices •