Wednesday, June 26, 2013
The American Trucking Associations says that truckload volumes will grow 3.2 percent through 2018 and 1.1 percent annually between 2019 and 2024. Less-than-truckload volume should grow 3.5 percent annually through 2018 and by 2.4 percent until 2024.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Cushman & Wakefield has released a comprehensive white paper entitled “The Changing World of Trade” that indentifies winning strategies for adapting to the new “demand economy.”
In this exclusive interview, we investigate what makes Box Ships run
Following news of a tentative agreement between the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and transportation and parcel bellwether UPS roughly two months ago, it now appears that the deal is off.
Posted on 06/25 at 11:01 AM
UPS Freight •
Diesel prices dropped for the fifth straight week, with the average price per gallon falling $0.3 to $3.838 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 06/25 at 10:35 AM
Two thirds expect to add jobs next year, even as more than half report skilled labor shortage.
In thinking about those whom I’m indebted to for the success of SCMR over 16 years, there is one constituency that must rank first on the list—you, the reader.
Posted on 06/25 at 02:17 AM
Monday, June 24, 2013
Last week, I attended the 11th annual eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Chicago for the seventh time. I would not keep attending if I did not find it useful and highly valuable, too. The value comes on many fronts, including networking, education, session quality, and being in a great city like Chicago does not hurt either.
Posted on 06/24 at 01:32 PM
At last week’s 11th annual eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Chicago, LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman conducted an on-stage interview with Marv Schlanger, CEO of CEVA Logistics.
Posted on 06/24 at 01:09 PM
Global Logistics •
Friday, June 21, 2013
With the new motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations set to take hold in just a matter of days, the trucking industry is continuing what is essentially a last-ditch effort to keep things in their present state.