Tuesday, April 23, 2013
From the April 8th Edition of Transport Topics:
“Jury Awards $58.5 Million for Freight Truck Crash - Highest Recorded Verdict Amount Recorded
Thursday, April 18, 2013
"Gang of Eight" legislation enables foreign graduate students to remain in U.S. after receiving advanced degree, raises H-1B visa cap
In a move to consolidate its global procurement process, HP has announced that it will use a cloud-based platform provided by E2open.
Posted on 04/18 at 08:08 PM
Supply Chain •
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Another indication of resurgence in the third-party logistics (3PL) marketplace surfaced yesterday, as a leading industry consultancy entered the executive recruiting sector.
Posted on 04/17 at 02:29 PM
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The average price per gallon fell 3.5 cents to $3.942.
Posted on 04/16 at 11:46 AM
Diesel Prices •
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider BDP International recently said it has taken an equity position in Interflex S.A., a Cartategna, Colombia-based international freight forwarder that is a member of BDP’s global network.
With what it describes as “an organic expansion,” FedEx Trade Networks, has announced it will ramp up its operations in Brazil and other parts of Latin America.
Posted on 04/16 at 09:47 AM
Last month, 3Gtms, a Shelton, Conn.-based provider and developer of transportation management systems (TMS) and Transite, a TMS provider, said they had officially completed a merger, with the new entity operating under the 3Gtms name.
Posted on 04/16 at 08:28 AM
Monday, April 15, 2013
Scores of major and minor third party logistics providers (3PLs) have found that offering “controlled-temperature” services can help shippers break into emerging markets and develop new revenue streams.
Posted on 04/15 at 12:37 PM
U.S. import shipment volume for March, measured in twenty-foot equivalent unites (TEUs), decreased by 15% from February and by 12.5% from March of 2012.
Posted on 04/15 at 12:21 PM