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Tuesday, September 04, 2012
The PMI, ISM’s index used to measure manufacturing activity, was 49.6 in August, which is 0.2 percentage points below July and 0.1 percent lower than June.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Carload volume—at 297,042—was down 0.8 percent annually, and intermodal volumes—at 248,364 trailer and containers were up 5.2 percent annually.
NITL chief tells LaHood that his members—many of whom are responsible for making freight transportation decisions using all modes in both the U.S. and globally —would be adversely impacted by any shutdown of the nation’s ports.
Posted on 08/31 at 01:03 AM
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Regulations and cost management remain top of mind for healthcare logistics stakeholders.
Posted on 08/30 at 10:47 AM
American Logistics Aid Network springs into action as Gulf Coast prepares for the worst.
When H. J. Heinz Company and CEVA Logistics, announced a five-year ocean freight contract earlier this week, it may signal similar groundbreaking deals in the future.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
While natural gas is making inroads as a possible way for shippers and carriers to counter increasing and uncertain energy costs, a recent survey published by Transport Capital Partners and ACT Research shows that there are cautious reasons to be optimistic when gauging future natural gas prospects.
U.S.-bound waterborne shipments, which posted a 2 percent gain from May to June, saw a 9 percent jump from June to July at 1,178,584, according to Panjiva.
Posted on 08/29 at 09:57 AM
Global Logistics •
As the full force of Hurricane Isaac has yet to be measured, the Port of New Orleans was taking no chances.