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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Prior to this week’s G20 Summit in Seoul, Korea, the Washington, D.C.-based Airforwarders Association (AfA) sent a letter to President Barack Obama replete with suggestions on how the Administration could best work on making improvements and changes to air cargo security processes in light of the October attempts by terrorists to send explosives originating from Yemen to the United States on cargo and passenger planes.
Posted on 11/11 at 10:31 AM
NewsAir CargoAirforwarders AssociationWhite HouseTSADHSBrandon FriedAfAJanet NapolitanoPermalink


The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) was up 1.0 percent in September, following a 0.6 percent August decline.

While unemployment remained high and foreclosures were on the rise, California’s exporters turned in another strong performance in September.
Posted on 11/11 at 05:22 AM
NewsAir FreightFreightTruckingContainerPortsTradeEconomyExportsPermalink


The U.S. and China could agree on specific, mutually reinforcing steps to boost growth
Posted on 11/11 at 04:44 AM
BlogsSupply ChainLogisticsTradeExportsChinaImportsSanctionsG7Permalink


Wednesday, November 10, 2010

In a move that was widely anticipated, the European Commission imposed heavy fines on eleven air cargo carriers today for price fixing
Posted on 11/10 at 04:26 PM
NewsAir FreightAir CargoFreightGlobal TradeTransportationInternational Tradeprice-fixingEU CommissionPermalink


While the world’s airlines are posting an impressive revenue rebound, air cargo analysts claim that volatility caused by too little or too much capacity in the market has resulted in wide swings in rates and overall carrier performance.
Posted on 11/10 at 11:56 AM
Special ReportsAir FreightAir CargoNovember 2010Permalink


Getting to know your customers is key to keeping the retail supply chain tight, say industry experts. That entails tactical and strategic reverse logistics planning designed for long-term relationships and sustainable revenue generation.
Posted on 11/10 at 11:55 AM
FeaturesGlobal LogisticsSupply ChainLogisticsReverse LogisticsNovember 2010Permalink


Tech-savvy private fleet operators are able to justify the cost of their complex operations through high service levels, smart maintenance programs, and revenue generating backhaul opportunities that can make even the toughest CFO smile.
Posted on 11/10 at 11:53 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsTruckingLogisticsTransportationNovember 2010Private FleetsPermalink


Fifteen months ago USA Cycling decided to trade in its manual inventory management system and roll into an On-Demand Software-as-a-Service Warehouse Management System. Today, this fluid organization is now tracking the movement of all of its equipment, clothing, and nutritional goods around the world.
Posted on 11/10 at 11:17 AM
FeaturesWarehouseWMSWarehouse ManagementRedPrairieNovember 2010SaaS WMSPermalink


Like in previous months, stagnant freight volumes, especially on the trucking side, appear to be the norm., according to the most recent Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI), which reported a 0.6 percent decline in October. This decline follows a 0.5 percent and 1.0 percent declines in September and August, respectively, marking the PCI’s first three-month decline since January 2009.
Posted on 11/10 at 10:10 AM
NewsCeridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce IndexPCITodd DooleyEd LeamerPermalink



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