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Thursday, September 24, 2015
Pitney Bowes announced the results of the 2015 Holiday Shipping Survey, which strongly suggests supply chain managers will be dealing with yet more complexity.
Posted on 09/24 at 09:48 AM
Veteran Supply Chain Expert Larry Lapide, Ph.D., outlines the six major factors that will have significant and uncertain impacts on future supply chains.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Infor, a supply chain and logistics technology services and ERP software provider, said today that its planned acquisition of GT Nexus, a global provider of cloud-based global commerce technology, which was announced last month, has been completed.
Data from a San Diego-based parcel consultancy Shipware LLC showed this week that after raising its fuel surcharge index in February, it will raise it again, effective November 2.
Posted on 09/23 at 12:06 PM
fuel surcharges •
The ATA reported that seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in August at 134.2 (2000=100) dropped 0.9 percent, coming off a revised 3.1 percent gain (from an original reading of 2.8 percent) in July. August is below January’s all-time SA high of 135.8, which was reached in January of this year.
Posted on 09/23 at 10:53 AM
The Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this week that the average price per gallon of diesel gasoline dropped 2.4 cents to $2.493 per gallon.
Posted on 09/23 at 09:23 AM
Diesel Prices •
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Maria Haggerty, CEO at Dotcom Distribution, an Edison, New Jersey-based provider of fulfillment and logistics services for premium e-retailers about the many facets of e-commerce and supply chain- and logistics-related impacts they have, with a specific focus on Peak Season and holiday deliveries within the e-commerce supply chain.
Posted on 09/22 at 03:08 AM
Monday, September 21, 2015
The Port of Oakland said today it’s nearly a third of the way through its annual maintenance dredging program for 2015.
Schneider Intermodal, a subsidiary of truckload carrier Schneider National, recently rolled out a new program that provides cross-border Customs clearance and inspection for select commodities originated in the U.S. or Canada destined for Mexico via rail, including peat moss, pet food, soybean flour, and cream substitutes to be inspected in Mexico.
Posted on 09/21 at 01:26 AM
Friday, September 18, 2015
Materials handling automation just may be a big part of the answer to the talent shortage.
Posted on 09/18 at 10:14 AM