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Monday, June 02, 2014
U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in April—at 1,183,455—were up 9 percent annually, and the number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S in April—at 169,947—was up 3 percent.
Posted on 06/02 at 09:32 AM
Global Trade •
A number of powerful factors are assembling in the 3PL industry today, bringing significant incentive to improve sales strategies and practices through a Customer Relationship Management technology serving the industry.
Posted on 06/02 at 08:20 AM
Supply Chain •
Friday, May 30, 2014
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that U.S. trade with its North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico increased 6.2 percent from March 2013 to March 2014 at $101.5 billion.
Posted on 05/30 at 09:55 AM
Carloads were up 6.8 percent at 300,936, and intermodal trailers and containers were up 8.6 percent at 269,444.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
The Thomasville, North Carolina-based carrier with the sector’s lowers operating ratio said is revenue per hundredweight, excluding fuel surcharges, for the second quarter, is now in a projected range of 3.0 percent to 3.5 percent over the second quarter of 2013 and from a previous forecast of 2.0 percent to 2.5 percent.
Posted on 05/29 at 11:07 AM
UPS said that this facility is comprised of 6,500 square meters of non-bonded warehouse space and is 19 kilometers from Beijing Capital International Airport and has the capability to serve contract logistics orders with four-hour delivery in the metropolitan Beijing area and next-business-day orders for major cities in China.
Posted on 05/29 at 10:37 AM
Global Logistics •
Gene Seroka, a top executive at American Presidents Lines has been tapped to take over as executive director of the Port of Los Angeles
Posted on 05/29 at 09:21 AM
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Company officials said that this 2,200-acre site will connect businesses to strategic markets in the Southwestern United States and beyond, adding it will provide logistics gains for shippers along its Sunset Line, which runs 760 miles from El Paso, Texas to Los Angeles.
Posted on 05/28 at 12:46 PM
Union Pacific •
The average price per gallon fell 0.9 cents to $3.925 per gallon, following declines of 1.4 cents, 1.6 cents, and 1.1 cents, respectively, over the previous three weeks, for a cumulative 5 cent drop over the last four weeks.
Posted on 05/28 at 10:20 AM
Diesel Prices •
A new report from JLL posits the idea that retail supply chain managers will become increasingly reliant on the conversion of brick-and-mortar stores to fulfilment centers providing package pick-up and ship-from-store services.
Posted on 05/28 at 09:09 AM