Monday, May 23, 2016
In this new world of Omni-channel—profitable and efficient anytime, anywhere fulfillment is the goal.
Friday, May 20, 2016
The 19 ocean carrier members of the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association (“OCEMA”) have joined with six major East and Gulf coast ports to develop a common streamlined “Terminal Weighing Approach.”
Posted on 05/20 at 03:47 PM
Rail carloads, at 238,353 were down 11.4 percent annually, and U.S. containers and trailers were off 7.2 percent annually at 260,026.
This network is comprised of a multifaceted approach that will mesh its global logistics network with 3D printers at more than 60 U.S.-based The UPS Store locations and a collaboration with SAP to foster an end-to-end industrial offering that will mesh SAP’s supply chain offerings with Big Brown’s on-demand manufacturing services and global logistics network.
Posted on 05/20 at 09:58 AM
3D Printing •
Thursday, May 19, 2016
As global supply chains grow in size, reach, and complexity, they become more vulnerable to a myriad of threats and hazards that can damage businesses and threaten the global economy: terrorist attacks, natural disasters, corruption, labor disputes, and more.
In this special issue of Modern Materials Handling, our editors have gathered four articles designed to help warehouse and distribution management engineer a move toward a more sustainable warehouse and DC operation.
The American Trucking Associations (ATA) said today it is calling on Congress to take action on maintaining the current motor carrier hours-of-service (HOS) restart rule, which it said provided truck drivers with the flexibility and opportunity to take extended off-duty periods without restriction.
Posted on 05/19 at 12:22 PM
Join us for this in-depth, and easy to follow discussion on the tariff classification system, including steps you can take to ensure shipments arrive at the border with proper codes assigned.
Memphis-based FedEx said yesterday that it has unconditionally declared its offer for TNT, with 88.4 percent of all shares committed and a settlement date for the deal of next Wednesday, May 25 and all offer conditions having been satisfied or waived.
Posted on 05/19 at 11:05 AM
Global Logistics •
TNT NV •
Even though there are myriad indications that the economy has lost some of its footing in recent months, the May 2016 Semiannual Economic Forecast issued by the Institute for Supply Management indicates that prospects for growth remain fully intact.