Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Transportation Worker Identification Credential program, also known as TWIC, continues to be faced with ongoing difficulties, according to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Posted on 05/15 at 10:16 AM
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Members of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) were given an overview of the innovative new developments in shared container chassis last week.
Posted on 05/14 at 03:16 PM
The report noted that import growth at major U.S.-based retail container ports is expected to increase 3.3 percent annually in May, but cautioned that growth could slow down considerably by the end of the summer.
Posted on 05/14 at 11:45 AM
Port Tracker •
Ocean Cargo •
If things are improving for shippers lately, there is a chance that it will not be lasting, according to the most recent edition of the Shipper Conditions Index (SCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR Associates.
Posted on 05/14 at 10:08 AM
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The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline snapped a ten-week stretch of declines, rising 2.1 cents to $3.866 per gallon this week, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 05/14 at 09:14 AM
Monday, May 13, 2013
While retail sales were up in April, the growth rate was less than impressive based on data released today by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
As the Port of Los Angeles hosted the 28th World Ports Conference of the International Association of Ports and Harbors last week, a crucial vote was being cast to determine its logistical future.
Posted on 05/13 at 09:14 AM
Ocean Cargo •
The first user conference since the JDA/RedPrairie merger sees record attendance.
Posted on 05/13 at 08:46 AM
In this exclusive webcast, we share the details of Peerless Research Group’s (PRG) 2013 Software Users Survey, an annual study designed to capture readers’ experiences, plans, and apprehensions surrounding materials handling software.
Posted on 05/13 at 08:35 AM
Friday, May 10, 2013
Following a $1.3 billion net loss in the fiscal first quarter, the USPS said its second quarter net loss was $1.9 billion. These losses follow a fiscal year 2012 loss of $15.9 billion.
Posted on 05/10 at 11:19 AM