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Monday, September 12, 2011
In an effort to improve the flow of goods movement throughout Florida and the Southeastern United States, global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) said its client, Florida Inland Port, and the Port of Miami have inked a Letter of Intent (LOI).
In a major victory for independent truck drivers fearing “big brother” harassment, the government has been forced into the legal slow lane in its attempt to crack down on unsafe truckers.
The Institute for Supply Management has announced a new certification option for professionals who aim to prove their experience and broad-based knowledge in all the major components of supply management.
Friday, September 09, 2011
Trucking rates are rising and will continue to outstrip the pace of inflation as carrier capacity has tightened, experts and industry officials are predicting.
As anticipated, investment in transportation infrastructure was prominently mentioned in a speech President Obama made to Congress last night, which focused on job creation and the economy.
Thursday, September 08, 2011
Economists are revising earlier forecasts in light of recent fluctuations in supply chain metrics and production cycles
Posted on 09/08 at 07:03 PM
Global Logistics •
August carloads—at 1,482,570—were down 0.3 percent annually. Intermodal—at 1,179,838 trailers and containers—was up 0.4 percent compared to August 2010.
In what could be viewed as a prelude to President Obama’s speech tonight on jobs and the economy, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) said it unanimously approved the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012.
Entitled the Kerry (Hung Yen) Logistics Center, company officials said this facility, which is located between Hanoi and the port city of Haiphong and provide direct ocean access to international markets, will begin operations in November.
According to its preliminary reading of the North American medium and heavy-duty vehicle markets, North American Class 8 orders are projected to hit 20,800 units.