Thursday, June 07, 2012
Prior to May’s increase, April was up 0.1 percent and March and February were up 0.3 percent and 0.7 percent, respectively.
Freight transportation forecasting firm FTR Associates reported this week that its preliminary data for May Class 8 truck net orders came in at 17,650 units.
Airlines for America is joining Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in resistance to the application of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme
Posted on 06/07 at 08:09 AM
Wednesday, June 06, 2012
As the International Air Cargo Association readies itself for the Annual General Meeting in Beijing next week, analysts will be able to examine one of the few bright spots in global aviation.
The National Retail Federation (NRF) yesterday threw its support behind a piece of supply chain security legislation focusing on ports.
The tenuous economic situation in Europe is having a more significant impact than previous estimates suggested, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, said it has acquired Purple Plum Logistics LLC, a Wakefield, Mass.-based truckload transportation brokerage.
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
With stalled new job growth and stagnant increases in worker compensation, one might assume that organized labor would welcome contract extensions at one of our nation’s largest seaports. But we are talking about Oakland
Freight shipments and expenditures both saw gains on a sequential and annual level, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems.
Non-manufacturing activity in May turned in a decent performance, snapping a two-month streak of sequential declines, according to the May edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business.