Tuesday, November 12, 2013
It’s a new era in trucking employee relations as the virtually union-free industry—except for UPS, YRC and ABF and a handful of other Teamster-related companies—copes with a pending labor shortage that is bad and threatens to be even worse.
Posted on 11/12 at 01:55 PM
Join us for this special Webcast as Group Editorial Director Michael Levans and the research team of Don Derewecki and Norm Saenz from St. Onge Company put context behind this annual survey that gives U.S. logistics professionals the most up-to-date snapshot available on current activities, trends, and best practices in warehouse and DC operations management.
Third quarter deal value—for deals valued at $50 million or more—was $10.2 billion and represents 40 announced deals compared to the second quarter, which had 37 deals totaling $16.3 billion.
Posted on 11/12 at 11:07 AM
The financially-beleaguered United States Postal Service (USPS) and e-commerce giant Amazon announced yesterday that they have teamed up in a joint effort focusing on Sunday delivery in the Los Angeles and New York metropolitan areas, which kicked off last Sunday.
Direct physical losses from disasters are not only following a steady upward path, but are also rising more rapidly than regional GDP
Monday, November 11, 2013
The U.S. military lost little time in responding to Typhoon Haiyan with humanitarian relief. But not all the associated challenges are related to logistics.
Trade experts say cultural dissonance may continue to complicate the relationship
Ian Hobkirk from Commonwealth Supply Chain Advisors provides insight into the intersection of the supply chain and the military on Veterans Day.
Posted on 11/11 at 12:53 AM
Friday, November 08, 2013
In a move geared towards bringing more volume to the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) in 2014, the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners said yesterday it has signed off on an incentive program that will reward shipping lines bringing new container business into POLA.
October carloads—at 1,443,609—were up 1.5 percent—or 21,059 carloads— annually, and intermodal volumes were impressive, rising 6.8 percent (or 84,120 units) to 1,317,601 containers and trailers.