Tuesday, November 05, 2013
The average price per gallon dropped 1.3 cents to $3.857 per gallon, following a 1.6 cent drop last week, no change the previous week and a 2.2 cent decline the week of October 7.
Posted on 11/05 at 10:13 AM
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CEVA described the Asia Pacific Center for Logistics Excellence as a facility focused on demonstrating real world logistics innovation through supply chain optimization and enhanced visibility, integrated services and technology solutions to power supply chain efficiency.
Posted on 11/05 at 10:01 AM
Monday, November 04, 2013
There has been no shortage of feedback from shippers and carriers regarding the new changes to the motor carrier hours-of-service regulations that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued in July.
Posted on 11/04 at 11:00 AM
In another sign of the emerging—and potential—role of natural gas in freight transportation, , Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the largest provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America, said late last month that it aims to build a Jacksonville, Fla.-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal.
Aberdeen Group's Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) Survey (January 2011) collected data from 191 companies of which 56 claim to have active C-level support for supply chain process/technology investments.
Research conducted in April 2013 by SCM World on managing global manufacturing footprints highlighted the growing complexity of cross-border trade. Where globalization once meant low-cost country sourcing, today it is clear that goods must move in all directions at once – east to west, north to south, rich country to poor country and back again.
According to Jones Lang LaSalle’s (JLL) first Big Box Velocity Index, demand for U.S. industrial distribution centers, larger than 300,000 square feet (known as “big box” space) is high and rising. Improving economic conditions, the continuing growth of e-commerce and a deep bench of tenants seeking space have all created this highly competitive fight for industrial and warehousing space.
Posted on 11/04 at 09:04 AM
Friday, November 01, 2013
ABF duo chosen to receive the prestigious 2013 NITL Executive of the Year Award.
In order to manage through the new complexities of the global economy, our consulting team suggests that shippers need to establish new processes that consistently reassess supply chain and transportation networks. Here’s how to get it done.
The fastest growing enterprise application market is on track to continue its double-digit growth trend over the next 12 months. Here are eight key trends that supply chain software analysts say are shaping the TMS landscape—and pushing more logistics managers to finally put it to work.