Monday, July 26, 2010
The Logistics Management 2010 Quest for Quality Annual Gala Dinner recognizes industry leaders for their customer satisfaction and performance excellence as chosen by the readers of Logistics Management who took part in the 27th Annual Quest for Quality Survey. As the Quest for Quality Award is widely regarded in the transportation and logistics industry as the most comprehensive study of carriers and service providers in the marketplace, this high profile event attracts an impressive array of industry buyers and key industry professionals.
Posted on 07/26 at 01:08 PM
Lynden Transport •
The Port of Los Angeles began the final phase of its 13-year, $370 million Main Channel Deepening Project (MCDP) late last week.
The customized third-party high-tech service parts logistics has announced significant expansion of its strategic stocking location (SSL) network in Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC).
Posted on 07/26 at 07:43 AM
Global Trade •
Friday, July 23, 2010
Modern’s 9th-annual survey of the leading SCM suppliers finds that the market for supply chain software took a hit last year, but things are beginning to look up.
Posted on 07/23 at 12:40 PM
In case you missed it, a trio of like-minded Senators rolled out some very interesting “FREIGHT”-focused legislation yesterday.
Weekly carload volumes—at 282,199—were up 3.5 percent compared to 2009 and down 13.8 percent compared to 2008.
A study designed to examine current less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation pricing practices conducted by the supply chain management department at Auburn University—and sponsored by SMC3 is scheduled to kick off later this year.
Posted on 07/23 at 09:44 AM
Thursday, July 22, 2010
With an eye on creating a freight transportation policy that would ensure the country’s transportation system supports its global economic competitiveness, a group of senators led by Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced legislation today that would direct the federal government to develop and implement a strategic plan to improve the nation’s freight transportation system and provide investment in freight transportation projects.
United States port security may be seeing some notable changes should legislation to be introduced by Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) one day be signed into law.
In order to help stop irresponsible arms transfers globally, Amnesty International has joined with Oxfam and the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) to set up the Control Arms campaign
Posted on 07/22 at 09:06 AM