Friday, April 29, 2016
OCEMA says it has placed a priority on working with other stakeholders to find operational solutions that will help U.S. exporters, carriers, and marine terminals prepare for the implementation of the SOLAS Verified Gross Mass (VGM) rule.
Posted on 04/29 at 09:40 AM
Supply Chain •
The first quarter is typically the slowest period of freight demand for LTL carriers. With a few notable exceptions, that was reflected in first quarter earnings reports of the major publicly held LTL carriers.
Carloads saw a 17.1 percent annual decline to 230,599, and intermodal containers and trailers were off 6.3 percent at 261,347.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Trucking CEO's speak out on how regulations affect productivity at NASSTRAC Shippers Conference and Transportation Expo in Orlando this week.
Quarterly revenue was up 3.2 percent annually at $14.4 billion, with earnings per share up 13 percent at $1.27 for the fifth straight month of UPS growth (ahead of Wall Street expectations of $1.22 per share), as well as setting a new record for the first quarter.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
In the wildly unstable ocean cargo carrier arena, it appears that the CKYHE Alliance is going to remain in place…for the time being.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Another mobile phone app has been developed to get truckers out of line at the Port of Oakland. The difference this time: it’s the brainchild of a harbor driver.
Clarksons Research is reminding logistics managers that container shipping is 60 years old this week.
Recent data based on reader feedback from 183 respondents in a Logistics Management survey bears out the still-intact high inventory levels as well, with 56.8 percent of respondents noting how their companies are still dealing with high or excess inventories, while 43.2 percent of respondents indicate they are not.
Posted on 04/26 at 12:58 AM
Monday, April 25, 2016
Self-learning or "machine-learning" systems – is one of 26 key developments highlighted in DHL's 2016 Logistics Trend Radar