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Thursday, April 25, 2013
YRCW officials said that that the network optimization is a key component of YRC Freight's strategy to continuously improve customer service by reducing the handling of shipments and excess time in transit.
Posted on 04/25 at 11:36 AM
YRC Worldwide •
YRC Freight •
UPS reported today that first quarter revenue rose 2.2 percent year-over-year to $13.43 billion, with operating profit up 0.7 percent at $1.58 billion. Quarterly earnings per share—at $1.04—saw a 7.4 percent gain and beat Wall Street analysts expectations of $1.01 per share.
Posted on 04/25 at 09:36 AM
Global Logistics •
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
With the global shipping industry showing increased interest in the use of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) as a fuel for vessels, members of the International Association of Ports and Harbors are laying the groundwork for how ports worldwide can accommodate this emerging trend.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
In a move to consolidate its global procurement process, HP has announced that it will use a cloud-based platform provided by E2open.
Posted on 04/18 at 08:08 PM
Supply Chain •
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Another indication of resurgence in the third-party logistics (3PL) marketplace surfaced yesterday, as a leading industry consultancy entered the executive recruiting sector.
Posted on 04/17 at 02:29 PM
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The average price per gallon fell 3.5 cents to $3.942.
Posted on 04/16 at 11:46 AM
Diesel Prices •
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider BDP International recently said it has taken an equity position in Interflex S.A., a Cartategna, Colombia-based international freight forwarder that is a member of BDP’s global network.
With what it describes as “an organic expansion,” FedEx Trade Networks, has announced it will ramp up its operations in Brazil and other parts of Latin America.
Posted on 04/16 at 09:47 AM
Last month, 3Gtms, a Shelton, Conn.-based provider and developer of transportation management systems (TMS) and Transite, a TMS provider, said they had officially completed a merger, with the new entity operating under the 3Gtms name.
Posted on 04/16 at 08:28 AM
Monday, April 15, 2013
U.S. import shipment volume for March, measured in twenty-foot equivalent unites (TEUs), decreased by 15% from February and by 12.5% from March of 2012.
Posted on 04/15 at 12:21 PM