Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Now that BP has finally issued its oil-spill report, supply chain managers may have another example of “blind out-sourcing.”
Even though the economy is still far from recovered, the industrial real estate market appears to be taking some positive steps, according to a report issued by global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
Like last month, the most recent Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates is calling for import cargo volumes at U.S.-based retail ports to decline throughout the rest of 2010.
Diesel prices continued their downward trend, with prices falling for the fourth straight week, according to data released this week by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
This is an important Memorandum of Understanding to jointly help foster commercial activity between the two authorities
Posted on 09/08 at 03:56 AM
Tuesday, September 07, 2010
August rail carload totals were again a bit of a mixed bag, according to data published by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 09/07 at 12:49 PM
President Barack Obama is putting a major emphasis on transportation infrastructure to help get the United States economy back on track.
YRC Worldwide, Inc. may be poised this month to impose a general rate increase of 5.9 percent.
Posted on 09/07 at 08:09 AM
Friday, September 03, 2010
The value of world merchandise trade rose around 25 percent in the first six months of 2010 up strongly from the same period of 2009.
Coming on the heels of a 0.5 percent gain from June to July, the Institute of Supply Management’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business displayed the ongoing signs of a fragile economy with a decline from July to August.