Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Earlier today, the Independent Pilots Association (IPA), a trade union representing pilots at UPS, said its leadership has called on its 2,528 members to authorize a pilot strike against UPS. It said that if this gets membership approval, the IPA’s five-member executive board would be able to request a release from federally-mediated negotiations with UPS
Posted on 09/09 at 11:24 AM
With a 2 cent gain to $2.534 per gallon, the national weekly average price is up for the first time since it increased from $2.904 the week of May 18 to $2.914 the week of May 25.
Posted on 09/09 at 09:56 AM
Diesel Prices •
Logistics managers charged with delivering heavy project cargo just-in-time may soon have an alternative to multiple air carrier contracts and/or less reliable ocean carriage alternatives.
Carriers see a bottom in the market, expect pent-up Q4 demand ahead, as rates hover at or near below-cost levels.
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
While railroads and other industry-related entities have made it clear that the Congressionally-mandated December 31, 2015 deadline for Unites States freight and passenger railroads to implement Positive Train Control (PTC) is unlikely to be met on time, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) said today that chances of it happening are bleak.
Posted on 09/08 at 12:38 PM
There is more than one way to see the what metrics help to shape the impact of transportation and logistics carriers and providers on the economy.
Posted on 09/08 at 10:31 AM
Container shipping companies have had plenty of reasons to avoid inbound calls to California’s Port of Oakland and Port of Richmond this year, including labor disruptions caused by truckers and longshoremen. But the latest concern is being generated by a group of waterfront professionals who are only too eager to work…for extraordinary salaries.
Posted on 09/08 at 09:20 AM
According to a recent study by Prologis Research, evolving trade patterns, along with advances in technology and the expansion of e-commerce, reinforce the value proposition of core market locations.
Posted on 09/08 at 08:16 AM
real estate •
Monday, September 07, 2015
Half of large U.S. companies are bringing some of their manufacturing processes back onshore, with a significant effect on global procurement, logistics, trade, and manufacturing strategies. Is your supply chain ready for the global supply chain evolution?
Friday, September 04, 2015
While shippers ready themselves for the long Labor Day weekend, we’d like to remind them that new security and compliance regulations are - as always – looming ahead.