Wednesday, January 20, 2016
You need technology that supports your processes by streamlining access to the right data, in the right place, at the right time so that your S&OP efforts move smoothly, deliver the right results, and open up opportunities for innovation.
Posted on 01/20 at 10:02 AM
Ports America, the largest stevedore and terminal operating company in the United States, is realigning its West Coast strategy by investing in Los Angeles, Long Beach, the Pacific Northwest and western Canada.
Posted on 01/20 at 09:48 AM
Diesel gasoline’s average price per gallon fell 6.5 cents this week to $2.112 per gallon. This marks the tenth straight week of declines for a cumulative 38 cents with the current average price at its lowest level since the week of March 23, 2009, when it was at $2.09. The previous lowest comparison week prior to this week’s decline was the week of May 4, 2009, when it was as $2.185.
Posted on 01/20 at 09:09 AM
Diesel Prices •
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle will share his vision for 2016 and beyond at the annual “State of the Port of Oakland” luncheon sponsored by the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association and Women in Logistics this Thursday.
Truck tonnage levels showed modest gains in December to finish 2015, according to data issued today by the American Trucking Associations (ATA).
Posted on 01/19 at 01:07 PM
Late last week, Jacksonville, Fla.-based Class I railroad carrier CSX rolled out its proposed plans for an eastern North Carolina-based intermodal rail terminal entitled the Carolina Connector or CCX.
CSX said this state-of-the-art terminal will be hugely beneficial for North Carolina businesses and ports in serving the metro-Raleigh area, which it said is one of the largest and fastest-growing markets in the South.
Posted on 01/19 at 11:20 AM
Rail Freight •
Despite the myriad challenges stemming from the West Coast port labor dispute between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore & Warehouse Union earlier this year, full-year 2015 volumes for the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were solid.
The federal government’s mandate to require electronic logging devices (ELDs) in all interstate commercial trucks by late 2017 is being hailed as a boon for safety as well as a potential gain in efficiency for fleets seeking to squeeze every hour of available workers in an increasingly tighter regulatory environment.
Posted on 01/19 at 05:51 AM
Warehouse and DC •
Monday, January 18, 2016
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In November 2015, the most recent month for which data is available, the TCI saw a sizable 3.58 percent jump to 8.64, following 3.4 percent drop off from September to October while halting a sequence of declines in recent months, too.
Posted on 01/18 at 11:09 AM