Thursday, September 06, 2012
Many companies that employ an on-demand transportation management system (TMS) to automate their transportation processes realize double digit savings on their total transportation spend within the first year. Better yet, when a TMS is delivered as-a-service (SasS), companies begin reaping potential benefits within weeks, without the high cost of entry or long implementation cycles.
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 53.7 in August, up 1.1 percent from July.
In its Current Market Outlook Boeing
predicts that there will be a long-term demand for 34,000 new airplanes, valued at $4.5 trillion.
Posted on 09/06 at 09:13 AM
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Although most businesses are eagerly looking forward to increased growth over the next two years, many say they are concerned that confusion over complex customs regulations could hamper that success, according to a survey of smallto medium-sized businesses.
Company officials said this new 14-door service center will serve shippers in West Virginia and Ohio
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
America has a growing mineral dependence on nations with abysmal labor practices and human rights violations
While there are no new major developments in the ongoing stalemate in labor negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance, that has not slowed down the public exchanges between the two parties as shippers Peak Season plans for moving cargo in and out of East and Gulf Coast ports hang in the balance.
While supply chains for many manufacturers in the Gulf were disrupted by Hurricane Isaac, advances in online, mobile, and cloud technologies may have softened the blow.
Posted on 09/05 at 10:29 AM