Monday, July 23, 2012
Officials from the International Longshoremen’s Association, the largest union of maritime workers in North America, and the United States Maritime Alliance, an alliance of container carriers, direct employers, and port associations serving United States-based East and Gulf Coasts, recently reported progress is being made on negotiations for a new labor contract.
U.S.-bound waterborne shipments, which fell 2 percent from April to May, posted a 2 percent gain from May to June at 1,083,511.
Company officials said that this new, twice-weekly flight will augment transit times into Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, Australia by at least one day.
FusionOps also announced new high-profile clients for its cloud-based SaaS offering, including business users and analysts at Tesla Motors, KLA-Tencor, Kimball Electronics Group, and Albéa Group.
Posted on 07/23 at 07:51 AM
Friday, July 20, 2012
Each of these projects directly support vital logistical hubs and their ability to move freight efficiently to reduce costs to consumers, create jobs, and help America’s manufacturing and agricultural industries sell their goods overseas
The group representing the nation’s 1 million or so owner-operators has filed preemptive lawsuit in anticipation of the government’s first attempt to mandate EOBRs—or “black boxes,” as they are known in trucker-speak.
Posted on 07/20 at 03:40 AM
The natural gas bandwagon is boarding with T. Boone Pickens in the driver’s seat trying to convince a skeptical trucking industry that this is the fuel of the future because it’s clean, abundant, made in America—and cheap.
Rail carload and intermodal volumes were both up for the week ending July 14, according to data from the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 07/20 at 01:14 AM
Rail Freight •
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Amid all this noise regarding the economy, freight transportation and logistics service providers have largely been doing quite well amid the difficult economic climate that can be felt by us all.
Posted on 07/19 at 02:02 PM
?The new report states that use of 3PL companies is a growing trend in the global pharmaceutical supply chain
Posted on 07/19 at 09:56 AM
Supply Chain •