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Friday, October 05, 2012
September carloads—at 1,152,174—were down 3.7 percent—or 43,746 carloads— annually. Intermodal—at 973,715 trailers and containers—was up 2.5 percent—or 24,126 trailers and containers—compared to September 2011.
Thursday, October 04, 2012
Entitled ChemSolutions, CHRW officials said that the new division provides various services, including chemical bulk shipping, safety and sustainability, freight forwarding, customs brokerage, vendor and supplier compliance, global trade management, and multimodal transportation.
Posted on 10/04 at 01:28 PM
C.H. Robinson •
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
The ISM Non-Manufacturing index joined the Manufacturing Index in exceeding expectations in September
The UPS annual “Change in the (Supply) Chain” survey, conducted by IDC Manufacturing Insights and targeting U.S.-based senior-level supply chain decision makers in the high-tech/electronics industry, suggests renewed confidence in the nation’s exporting potential.
Posted on 10/03 at 10:29 AM
In anticipation of the Panama Canal expansion if 2014, the fight for market share of inbound shipping remains fierce among U.S. ports
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
A recent survey of 3PL industry leaders contained some revealing forecasting news.
Reverse logistics was top of mind at yesterday’s commencement of the annual Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.
Posted on 10/02 at 09:30 AM
Monday, October 01, 2012
Following three consecutive months of slight contraction, economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Following a very strong performance from June to July, global trade activity from July to August took a step backwards, according to data released by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
Posted on 09/28 at 07:56 AM
Global Logistics •
Carload volume—at 292,644—was down 4.1 percent, and intermodal volumes—at 250,253 trailers and containers—were up 0.7 percent.