Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that U.S. trade with its North America Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico in January dropped 1.2 percent to $89.3 billion.
Posted on 03/31 at 10:59 AM
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Posted on 03/31 at 09:28 AM
white papers •
Despite great strides in mechanization and technology, many U.S. ports and terminals remain challenged by political conflicts, internecine competition, and internal communication issues.
Posted on 03/31 at 09:24 AM
Navis World 2015 welcomes record crowds to examine technological solutions to port congestion
Posted on 03/31 at 09:02 AM
Ocean Cargo •
The current price–at $2.854 per gallon–is down 4 cents from last week and stands as the lowest average weekly price going back to the week of February 15, 2010, when it was at $2.756 per gallon.
Posted on 03/31 at 08:46 AM
Diesel Prices •
Monday, March 30, 2015
This legislation takes the same name of a previous bill rolled out in April 2014, which did not make enough traction to be signed into a law, and would replace the current authorization, MA-21, whose most recent continuing extension is set to expire at the end of May.
Posted on 03/30 at 01:52 PM
The wave that heavy e-commerce activity currently rides is not close to crashing anytime all that soon. And with that comes a heightened focus on the logistics-related aspects of e-commerce, specifically on the last-mile side of things.
Conveyors, shuttles and robots were on display, but as with last year's Modex, software is where the action is in today’s materials handling industry.
Posted on 03/30 at 09:26 AM
Materials Handling •
When assessing areas of risk facing their departments, nearly half (45%) of Chief Procurement Officers named supplier risk as a top concern, according to a new survey by Consero Group.