Tuesday, April 16, 2013
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
Scores of major and minor third party logistics providers (3PLs) have found that offering “controlled-temperature” services can help shippers break into emerging markets and develop new revenue streams.
Posted on 04/15 at 12:37 PM
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
The timing of the Chinese New Year appears to have crimped volumes at the Port of Los Angeles for the month of March.
Posted on 04/15 at 12:04 PM
As much as any time as ever during the depths of the recession and subsequent recovery, there continues to be a plethora of mixed signals regarding the state of the economy.
Posted on 04/15 at 11:27 AM
Global logistics and express delivery services provider DHL Express said last week that it has made various enhancements and additions on many key lanes that will take effect by the end of the month.
ShipmentWatch leverages SenseAware, a FedEx shipment tracking and monitoring service in tracking customer shipments.
Posted on 04/15 at 06:59 AM
Friday, April 12, 2013
A recently released study from the National Shippers Strategic Council (NASSTRAC), entitled “Freight Transportation 2013,” revealed many interesting takeaways on various links of today’s supply chain operations and performance.
Posted on 04/12 at 01:18 PM
Coming off a better than expected month in February, retail sales were somewhat lackluster in March, according to data released today by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
A major Canadian supplier of construction materials prevented layoffs and grew their business in a down economy by building up impressive gains in productivity, accuracy, and order fulfillment.
This leading supplier of building materials achieved a 99.6% order-fulfillment rate.
How'd they get the lift?
Posted on 04/12 at 09:42 AM
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