Tuesday, May 17, 2016
A recent Aberdeen Group study revealed that over 75 percent of manufacturing companies plan to make investing in global trade management (GTM) platforms a top focus for their organizations.
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Global shippers are well aware of the number of new trade agreements being inked that will make it easier for U.S. organizations to not only source product from emerging markets, but also open the door to deliver goods into quickly growing consumer bases.
With a 2.6 cent gain to $2.297 per gallon, this tops last week’s $2.271 per gallon as the highest price to date for 2016 and now also stands as the highest price since the week of December 14, when it was at $2.338 per gallon.
Posted on 05/17 at 10:45 AM
Diesel Prices •
Regardless of the occupation of those readers that offered up their theses for the correct formula for supply chain success, there was one consistent theme across their replies: that being that there is no one definitive formula.
Posted on 05/17 at 10:16 AM
As many U.S. shippers are well aware, Canada is the top export destination for U.S. manufacturers, claiming 19 percent of all American exports. And due to the explosive growth of e-commerce, that number is only going to get bigger.
Monday, May 16, 2016
Total April POLA volume at 656,177 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units) was down 1.03 percent annually, and April POLB volume at 478,842 TEU was off 22.1 percent annually.
Numbers issued in the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems appear to be in lockstep with signs and themes related to an economic slowdown in the United States.
For March, the most recent month for which data is available, the TCI fell nearly 50 percent from February’s 8.27 to 4.22, marking its lowest level since 2011, according to FTR.