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Friday, June 01, 2012
For the month of May, the PMI, ISM’s index used to measure manufacturing activity, was 53.5, which was 1.3 percent below April.
Carload volume at 291,381 was up 1.3 percent compared to the same week last year, and intermodal at 244,726 trailers and containers was up 4.3 percent annually
Company officials said this new name “is intended to better represent the company’s broad-based capabilities which include warehousing, transportation, packaging and order fulfillment.”
TSA officials said that this agreement will result in better communication sharing, stronger security, and more efficient air cargo transportation between the U.S. and the EU, which represents more then 1 million tons per year going to and from each continent and 20 percent of all EU outbound air cargo.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
In a letter to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) stressed the need for America to have a “clear strategy to improve freight mobility and the movement of goods from farm and factory to market.”
A developing market like China requires an approach that differs from mature markets like Europe and the U.S
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The title of the study is “Made to Measure,” also found that making extensive use of external benchmarks is linked with higher performance in financial and administrative processes
The terminals, which are opening on Monday, June 4, are located in Philadelphia, Pa. and Baltimore, Md.
While diesel prices were making a relentless upward push earlier in the year on the way to $4 per gallon and above, the opposite is clearly occurring now.
Posted on 05/30 at 10:18 AM
Diesel Prices •
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
More than 80 per cent of small- to mid-size businesses are concerned about customs delays impacting their ability to properly manage their business
Posted on 05/29 at 03:27 PM