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Friday, July 20, 2012
The natural gas bandwagon is boarding with T. Boone Pickens in the driver’s seat trying to convince a skeptical trucking industry that this is the fuel of the future because it’s clean, abundant, made in America—and cheap.
Rail carload and intermodal volumes were both up for the week ending July 14, according to data from the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 07/20 at 01:14 AM
Rail Freight •
Thursday, July 19, 2012
?The new report states that use of 3PL companies is a growing trend in the global pharmaceutical supply chain
Posted on 07/19 at 09:56 AM
Supply Chain •
Soaring domestic demand in economies starved of investment and consumption will offer business exciting new markets for goods and services, said analysts
Posted on 07/19 at 08:30 AM
Global Trade •
As the world transitions to low-carbon alternatives, logistics managers will continue to depend on fossil fuels for the majority of their energy needs for the foreseeable future, said Business for Social Responsibility executives in San Francisco.
The survey-based “Supply Chain Metrics Report” also suggests that supply chain managers may be expecting too much from transportation providers
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
A report by the USPS Office of Inspector General (OIG), entitled “Strategic Advantages of Moving Mail by Rail,” highlights the fact that moving USPS services and products on rail could be highly advantageous and beneficial for the USPS, with multiple benefits.
In a 10-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, FedEx said this week that it has learned that the United States Postal Service plans to solicit proposals for domestic air services that are currently provided by FedEx.
Posted on 07/18 at 10:53 AM
SeaIntel’s measurements with the actual container delivery reliability based on INTTRA’s data, identified a significant gap between these performance measures
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
With a September 30 deadline looming, The International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance remain in negotiations on a new contract this week in Delray Beach, Florida.
Posted on 07/17 at 02:44 PM
Ocean Cargo •