Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Diesel prices have fallen a cumulative 30.2 cents over the last eight weeks.
Posted on 06/05 at 08:50 AM
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These predictions will affect most logistics organizations, however, the impact will depend on how prepared they are to adapt to these events, analysts said.
Monday, June 04, 2012
Beyond the grocery aisle, a complex, and often costly and inefficient supply chain interconnects food manufacturers and grocery retailers.
A railroad expert provides guidance on things rail shippers should be in the know on.
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Derek Leathers, president and chief operating officer of Werner Enterprises about industry trends, the economy, and the regulatory landscape.
Friday, June 01, 2012
For the month of May, the PMI, ISM’s index used to measure manufacturing activity, was 53.5, which was 1.3 percent below April.
Carload volume at 291,381 was up 1.3 percent compared to the same week last year, and intermodal at 244,726 trailers and containers was up 4.3 percent annually
More companies are looking to materials handling automation to improve processes, streamline shipping operations, and lower supply chain operating costs. We asked 10 leading systems integrators what the future of automation holds in store.
As a global leader in supply chain logistics, UPS has a long history of working with high-tech companies, from small component suppliers to global finished-goods powerhouses.
With the ongoing consolidation of air carriers, shippers are growing concerned about losing old relationships while having to forge new ones. Fortunately, freight intermediaries are helping them stay on course.