Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Shippers told the Port of Oakland that it’s time to get tough with the “Occupy” movement, or they will be moving their cargo through other ocean cargo gateways next year.
This deal will add cloud-based software for both parcel shipping and expense management to its portfolio of shipping solutions
The American Trucking Associations reported today that seasonally-adjusted truck tonnage had a strong month in November, with a 0.3 percent gain over November and a 6 percent annual gain, which marks its biggest annual increase since last June’s 6.5 percent bump.
Despite decline, ACT says demand is still solid.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
The uneven nature of business trends for shippers appears to be fully intact based on the most recent edition of the Shippers Condition Index from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR Associates.
Posted on 12/20 at 11:19 AM
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Slight signs of economic stability appeared to take hold on the global trade front from October to November, according to data from Panjiva.
Monday, December 19, 2011
Having brought the storied container line back to profitability, Eivind Kolding will soon be leaving Maersk Line as its chief executive officer
A multi-year highway bill with sufficient funding to start to meet this country’s infrastructure needs tops the trucking industry’s wish list for 2012.
Posted on 12/19 at 12:35 PM
The $26.5 billion less-than-truckload (LTL) is a tiny share of the nation’s $700 billion total freight transportation pie, but it increasingly is seen as a vital component in shippers’ supply chains.
Posted on 12/19 at 11:43 AM