Monday, June 28, 2010
Beacon Economics' forecast for the U.S. economy continues to be optimistic - in the short run
Posted on 06/28 at 09:06 AM
Senior management is optimistic about economic recovery, but their global operations are ill-prepared to meet a significant upturn in demand, according to a new survey conducted by global management consultancy PRTM.
Posted on 06/28 at 09:00 AM
FedEx recently announced building is underway for a Chicago-area package sorting and delivery station in Greyslake, Illinois.
Posted on 06/28 at 08:53 AM
YRCW has has entered into a definite agreement to sell a portion of its YRC Logistics business to strategic private equity investor Austin Ventures for $37 million.
Posted on 06/28 at 07:42 AM
Friday, June 25, 2010
Trucking tonnage saw its first decline since February, with the American Trucking Associations (ATA) reporting today that its advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 0.6 percent in May.
At this week’s eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Atlanta, LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman conducted an on-stage interview with Leo Suggs, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Greatwide Logistics.
Posted on 06/25 at 09:14 AM
Spurred by strong intermodal growth, weekly railroad volumes remain well ahead of 2009 levels for the week ending June 19, according to the Association of American Railroads.
Third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Evans announced this week it s rolled out a freight brokerage division, entitled Evans Freight Services (EFS).
Thursday, June 24, 2010
A looming truck driver shortage, driven to a large degree by a piece of unpopular legislation, appears to be a matter of “when” rather than “if,” according to trucking and 3PL executives speaking at this week’s eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Atlanta.
Two leading supply chain consulting firms announced this week they have launched a multi-year marketing and co-branding partnership to provide third-party logistics (3PL) services providers with various benchmarking capabilities.