Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Earlier today, leaders of key House and Senate committees related to transportation said an agreement has been reached for new long-term surface transportation in the form of a bicameral, bipartisan agreement Conference Report for the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.
Posted on 12/01 at 03:51 PM
While staving off contraction in the previous four months, manufacturing in November did not grow, according to the most recent edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business.
Posted on 12/01 at 02:30 PM
Rising Cyber Monday sales numbers continue to demonstrate the ongoing and emerging influence of e-commerce on consumer shopping habits and patterns and subsequently supply chain and logistics operations, too.
Posted on 12/01 at 10:56 AM
Diesel prices fell for the third consecutive week, with the average price per gallon down 2.4 cents to $2.421, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
Posted on 12/01 at 09:50 AM
The 2015 Pain in the (Supply) Chain survey recently conducted by UPS coincided this year with qualitative interviews of healthcare executives in North America to gain further insights into trends, challenges and opportunities having an impact on healthcare logistics.
Monday, November 30, 2015
The Port of Oakland continues its effort to attract more fully-loaded inbound ocean carrier calls by investing in its infrastructure.
The rule, which will take effect on January 29, 2016, adopts regulations that prohibit motor carriers, shippers, receivers, or transportation intermediaries from coercing drivers to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in violation of certain provisions of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
Posted on 11/30 at 02:47 PM
Like last month, the current state of affairs was presented in somewhat stark terms in the most recent edition of the Shippers Condition Index (SCI) recently issued by freight transportation consultancy FTR.
The planned acquisition of TNT NV by FedEx moved one step closer to fruition last week, when the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) signed off on the deal in the form of getting U.S. antitrust permission to merge, according to a Reuters report.
Posted on 11/30 at 10:27 AM
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Logistics Management recently spoke with Abtin Hamidi, chief vice president and co-founder of Mountain View, Calif.-based CargoChief, a provider of transportation and logistics technology focused on providing shippers with securing over-the-road capacity and pricing, among other services.
Posted on 11/30 at 09:23 AM