Wednesday, November 09, 2011
With the growth of e-commerce, order fulfillment has been elevated to a critical business function. Companies are challenged to deliver the perfect order every time while providing a consistent brand experience from channel to channel — in store, catalog or online.
Freight transportation and logistics services provider Hub Group Inc. said this week that its Comtrak Logistics Inc. subsidiary, which offers national drayage and truckload services, has acquired certain assets of Newark, New Jersey-based intermodal drayage carrier Challenge Transportation.
Posted on 11/09 at 01:41 PM
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According to CargoSmart Limited, their product is available now, along with a sailing schedule application for the iPhone
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with CEVA CEO John Pattullo about the company’s quarterly performance and other industry-related items.
As holiday shipping activity recedes into the background, import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports is expected to decrease in November, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Entitled Total Visibility, Agistix said that this offering provides shippers with real-time visibility to “counter blindspots of inbound, third-party and international shipment data that has historically not been captured by the software systems shippers use when managing supply chain and transportation operations.
Tuesday, November 08, 2011
Only two of the original challengers remain in the trade lane, according the Paris-based consultancy, Alphaliner
One of the bright spots in recent export activity has been the surge in demand for U.S.-manufactured microchips. But there's a sinister threat lurking in the supply chain to disrupt this trend.
After three straight weeks of increases, diesel prices dipped $0.5 cent to $3.887, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 11/08 at 01:58 PM
Spurred by ongoing gains on the domestic container front, intermodal volumes for the third quarter of this year resulted in annual gains for the seventh straight quarter, according to third quarter Market Trends report published by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA).
Posted on 11/08 at 12:20 PM