Friday, November 07, 2014
An unwelcome combination of a lack of meaningful progress and intensified conflict are resulting in ongoing and extended negotiations between over a new labor contract between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore Warehouse Union (ILWU).
Posted on 11/07 at 11:20 AM
October intermodal containers and trailers hit 1,381,749 for a 4.9 percent, or a gain of 64,701 units, compared to October 2013. October’s weekly intermodal average of 276,350 containers now stands as the best weekly average for any month, while October marked the 59th consecutive month of annual intermodal gains. And on a year-to-date basis through October, the AAR said U.S. intermodal volume is up 5.5 percent at 11,459,079 units.
Posted on 11/07 at 10:08 AM
During this webcast Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor of Supply Chain Management Review and Evan Puzey, CMO of Kewill will explore the findings from a just released supply chain benchmarking study, Improving Supply Chain Efficiency Via Supply Chain Convergence, Collaboration, and Visibility, conducted by Peerless Research Group. Hear the latest industry trends in supply chain convergence, visibility across the entire supply chain, and importance of transparency.
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Read the latest special report for a better understanding of the current parcel shipping environment and learn how savvy SMBs can leverage the power of cloud computing to put analytics to work to gain better visibility over their parcel shipping spend.
Posted on 11/06 at 03:09 PM
Unlike past years, the second half of the year is following the first half in that in many respects economic growth is still intact.
Posted on 11/06 at 02:06 PM
Non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said yesterday it has acquired Logistics Management Solutions (LMS), a St. Louis, Mo.-based non asset-based 3PL for serving shippers in the chemical and industrial manufacturing sectors.
Posted on 11/06 at 12:41 PM
Third quarter earnings for non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics issued by the company last night were strong, with the company announcing that total gross revenue was up 241.5 percent at $662.5 million, while net revenue saw a 402.7 percent gain to $175.1 million.
Posted on 11/06 at 12:05 PM
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Transportation and logistics titan FedEx said today that Bill Logue, president and CEO of FedEx Freight, its less-than-truckload subsidiary, will retire from his position, effective December 31, 2014.
FedEx officials said Logue cited health concerns as the reason for retirement.
Posted on 11/05 at 03:10 PM
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As contract negotiations resume today between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), a war of words and allegations has escalated in the trade press.
Posted on 11/05 at 03:01 PM
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with UPS Freight President Jack Holmes about a variety of topics, including pricing, market conditions, and regulations, among others.
Posted on 11/05 at 01:59 PM
UPS Freight •