Friday, August 31, 2012
Carload volume—at 297,042—was down 0.8 percent annually, and intermodal volumes—at 248,364 trailer and containers were up 5.2 percent annually.
NITL chief tells LaHood that his members—many of whom are responsible for making freight transportation decisions using all modes in both the U.S. and globally —would be adversely impacted by any shutdown of the nation’s ports.
Posted on 08/31 at 01:03 AM
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Regulations and cost management remain top of mind for healthcare logistics stakeholders.
Posted on 08/30 at 10:47 AM
American Logistics Aid Network springs into action as Gulf Coast prepares for the worst.
When H. J. Heinz Company and CEVA Logistics, announced a five-year ocean freight contract earlier this week, it may signal similar groundbreaking deals in the future.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for July showing slower growth in freight, but with considerable variation by region and market.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
While natural gas is making inroads as a possible way for shippers and carriers to counter increasing and uncertain energy costs, a recent survey published by Transport Capital Partners and ACT Research shows that there are cautious reasons to be optimistic when gauging future natural gas prospects.
U.S.-bound waterborne shipments, which posted a 2 percent gain from May to June, saw a 9 percent jump from June to July at 1,178,584, according to Panjiva.
Posted on 08/29 at 09:57 AM
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As the full force of Hurricane Isaac has yet to be measured, the Port of New Orleans was taking no chances.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
The United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) said today that trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 6.6 percent in June 2012 compared to June 2011 at $82.6 billion.
Posted on 08/28 at 12:16 PM