Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Even though reported sales of used commercial vehicles dropped 20 percent from June to July, unit sales were up year-over-year at 43 percent ahead of 2009, according to data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles.
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 37.6 percent in June 2010 compared to June 2009, increasing to $69.9 billion, according to data released by the United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
While it may be too early to call it a definitive trend, it is clear diesel prices of late have been taking a turn south, according to data released this week by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Every so often, it is good to take stock of what is going on in your world—and the world around you for that matter. With that in mind, now is a good time to assess what is happening in the world of freight transportation, supply chain, and logistics.
Monday, August 30, 2010
In an exclusive interview given to LM before this week’s “Supply Chain Operations Private Exposition, enVista exec outlines what he sees as some of the key issues surfacing next year
Posted on 08/30 at 09:01 AM
SCOPE West •
The two industry organizations collaborate on member access and pricing for products, conferences and resources.
The May announcement regarding IBM’s $1.4 billion acquisition of AT&T subsidiary Sterling Commerce, a provider of business-to-business integration and cross-channel solutions, has been made official, according to company officials.
Saturday, August 28, 2010
The removal of the limited ocean carrier anti-trust immunity seems to be gaining support, says NITL ocean cargo committee chair, Michael Berzon.
Posted on 08/28 at 12:25 PM
Friday, August 27, 2010
FRA chief says guidance is not necessary for good-faith negotiations to take place.
Posted on 08/27 at 09:49 AM
Yesterday’s federal court ruling that the Port of Los Angeles can regulate trucks that haul goods in and out of its property was cheered by local government leaders and organized labor.