Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The market for supply chain management software continues to expand, highlighting the importance of software in today’s supply chains.
Posted on 07/22 at 03:00 AM
Over the past five years emerging markets have maintained their “growth dynamic,” observes John Manners-Bell, CEO, of the London-based think tank Transport Intelligence (Ti).
Monday, July 21, 2014
Amid the talk and coverage about things negatively impacting the trucking industry like increasing regulations, tight capacity, and equipment-related issues and challenges, there is one thing to always remember about the sector: it moves a lot of freight, make that more than a lot, actually.
Posted on 07/21 at 11:10 AM
In an effort to increase territorial coverage, improve transit time, and augment service quality in Brazil, UPS recently announced it has made significant service expansions with the opening of nine new operating facilities in the state of São Paulo.
Posted on 07/21 at 10:48 AM
Global Logistics •
Even with potential labor gridlock on the horizon, the findings of a Logistics Management reader survey found that there is increased optimism towards a 2014 Peak Season.
Posted on 07/21 at 09:44 AM
Peak Season •
Friday, July 18, 2014
The good news is that while there is no contract extension in place, both parties have pledged to keep cargo moving.
Consumer preferences suggest businesses should reconsider chasing the Amazon model.
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President Obama said he will sign a Presidential Memorandum to establish the Build America Investment Initiative, which the White House said will increase infrastructure investment and economic growth by engaging with state and local governments and private sector investors to encourage collaboration, expand the market for public-private partnerships (PPP) and leverage private capital’s potential to work in tandem with government funding.
Carload volumes were up 4.8 percent at 290,607, and intermodal volume was up 3.2 percent at 256,256 containers and trailers.
Posted on 07/18 at 06:57 AM