Thursday, November 11, 2010
Learn the key tenets of Cost-to-Serve Optimization, and how it differs from both Cost-to-Serve Analysis and Activity-Based Costing. Understand the methodology for data collection and project execution. Delineate the alternatives that Cost-to-Serve Optimization presents and the impacts of their implementation.
Even though the prospect of raising the federal gasoline tax has been described as a “non-starter” multiple times as a way of increasing revenues for the Highway Trust Fund and other sources of transportation funding, it appears to be back on the table again.
Prior to this week’s G20 Summit in Seoul, Korea, the Washington, D.C.-based Airforwarders Association (AfA) sent a letter to President Barack Obama replete with suggestions on how the Administration could best work on making improvements and changes to air cargo security processes in light of the October attempts by terrorists to send explosives originating from Yemen to the United States on cargo and passenger planes.
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) was up 1.0 percent in September, following a 0.6 percent August decline.
While unemployment remained high and foreclosures were on the rise, California’s exporters turned in another strong performance in September.
The U.S. and China could agree on specific, mutually reinforcing steps to boost growth
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
In a move that was widely anticipated, the European Commission imposed heavy fines on eleven air cargo carriers today for price fixing
While the world’s airlines are posting an impressive revenue rebound, air cargo analysts claim that volatility caused by too little or too much capacity in the market has resulted in wide swings in rates and overall carrier performance.
Getting to know your customers is key to keeping the retail supply chain tight, say industry experts. That entails tactical and strategic reverse logistics planning designed for long-term relationships and sustainable revenue generation.
Tech-savvy private fleet operators are able to justify the cost of their complex operations through high service levels, smart maintenance programs, and revenue generating backhaul opportunities that can make even the toughest CFO smile.