Tuesday, May 24, 2016
less than one percent of all U.S. businesses export, and of those that do, the majority interacts only with NAFTA trading partners Mexico and Canada.
Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in April at 134.8 (2000=100) fell 2.1 percent from March and on the heels of a 4.4 percent February to March decrease.
The current price at $2.357 per gallon saw a 6-cent increase on the way to its highest weekly price of 2016 based on EIA data. And it is also the highest price since the week of December 14, when it was at $2.338 per gallon.
Posted on 05/24 at 10:28 AM
Diesel Prices •
As e-commerce growth and demand goes, so goes the increased need for e-commerce fulfillment centers and distribution centers, according to the debut issue of the Global Prime Logistics Rents report recently issued by global commercial real estate firm CBRE Group Inc.
Posted on 05/24 at 10:05 AM
real estate •
Monday, May 23, 2016
In this new world of Omni-channel—profitable and efficient anytime, anywhere fulfillment is the goal.
Friday, May 20, 2016
The 19 ocean carrier members of the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association (“OCEMA”) have joined with six major East and Gulf coast ports to develop a common streamlined “Terminal Weighing Approach.”
Posted on 05/20 at 03:47 PM
Rail carloads, at 238,353 were down 11.4 percent annually, and U.S. containers and trailers were off 7.2 percent annually at 260,026.
This network is comprised of a multifaceted approach that will mesh its global logistics network with 3D printers at more than 60 U.S.-based The UPS Store locations and a collaboration with SAP to foster an end-to-end industrial offering that will mesh SAP’s supply chain offerings with Big Brown’s on-demand manufacturing services and global logistics network.
Posted on 05/20 at 09:58 AM
3D Printing •
Thursday, May 19, 2016
As global supply chains grow in size, reach, and complexity, they become more vulnerable to a myriad of threats and hazards that can damage businesses and threaten the global economy: terrorist attacks, natural disasters, corruption, labor disputes, and more.
In this special issue of Modern Materials Handling, our editors have gathered four articles designed to help warehouse and distribution management engineer a move toward a more sustainable warehouse and DC operation.