Monday, October 05, 2015
The Airforwarders Association (AfA), representing 360 companies and more than 300,000 employees who move air cargo through the supply chain, today applauded the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement at the ministerial meeting in Atlanta.
Posted on 10/05 at 09:01 AM
Just when it appeared that agreement among participants comprising the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would not be reached this year, spokesmen announced that recent discussion rounds in Atlanta produced consensus.
Friday, October 02, 2015
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Port of Oakland $277,885 to upgrade cargo-handling equipment and reduce exhaust emissions on the waterfront.
Entitled the Positive Train Control Enforcement and Implementation Act of 2015, the bill would extend the 2015 PTC implementation deadline to the end of 2018.
Posted on 10/02 at 10:34 AM
Railroad Shipping •
Carloads were down 5.4 percent annually to 285,856, and intermodal was up 2.1 percent to 280,844.
Posted on 10/02 at 09:15 AM
Did you know that there is a correlation between logistics solutions and customer loyalty? 70% of customers are willing to spend more money for good customer service which means you must have on-time delivery, proficient inventory management and a strong logistics strategy.
While coffee is one of the first things on the minds of many people early in the morning, it was especially prevalent this week, when Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz gave the keynote address at this week’s Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference in San Diego.
Thursday, October 01, 2015
The iconic company revamped its truckload bid processes and opened up its entire transportation network to bring transparency into all lanes—and is becoming a “shipper of choice” in the process.
Posted on 10/01 at 10:00 PM
October 2015 •
Our top trucking correspondent examines the daunting regulatory hurdles facing trucking—and gives shippers a clearer picture of what they can expect in terms of rates and capacity based on the cumulative effects.
We explore the continued growth of cloud computing in the supply chain management space, explain what’s driving the rapid rise, discuss lingering limitations holding it back, and lay out a plan for what’s ahead.