Thursday, May 03, 2012
BTS said that the value of U.S. surface transportation trade with Canada and Mexico in February was up 12.6 percent compared to February 2008—two months ahead of the official start of the recession—and up 63.0 percent from February 2009.
The California Trucking Association today released a study that shows significant job losses directly attributable to California Air Resources Board’s fuel policies
Posted on 05/03 at 08:13 AM
Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Delta Air Lines wholly-owned subsidiary, Monroe Energy LLC, has reached agreement with Phillips 66 to acquire the Trainer refinery complex south of Philadelphia
Posted on 05/02 at 10:01 AM
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Zepol Corporation, a leading trade intelligence company, has released its latest trade data tool, ComplianceIQ.
Posted on 05/02 at 09:29 AM
Now that David Brooks has stepped down as American Airlines’ cargo president, the shipping community has lost one of its staunchest advocates on Capitol Hill
Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Savvy shippers have found ways to put the nation’s rails back to work—and the railroads have flourished. But while current market conditions are favorable
for shippers, questions remain over how the nation’s rail and intermodal network will respond when volume ratchets up past pre-recession levels.
Five leading technology analysts explore the roles ERP, business analytics (BI), RFID, TMS, and social media are playing to help logistics professionals capture and utilize data to improve supply chain visibility—and their careers.
This year’s findings indicate a leveling off from last year’s welcome spike, but also indicate a higher overall investment by those firms that are buying new or upgrading software. For 2012, the market appears to be progressing on a slow-and-steady growth path that isn’t expected to let up anytime soon.
Most enterprises have logistics and transportation risk management protocols that can address localized disruptions. Global supply chain risks, however, can have cascading and unintended consequences that no one organization can mitigate. Here are recommendations for managing the vulnerabilities.