Wednesday, April 20, 2016
CMA CGM, COSCO Container Lines, Evergreen Line and Orient Overseas Container Line have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a consortia
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in March at 137.6 (2000=100) was off 4.5 percent from February’s 144, which ATA said represented an all-time high.
The treaty, to be signed by more than 100 countries at the United Nations in New York, will no doubt hear from governments and advocacy groups pressuring these industries to take stronger steps to curb pollution.
Posted on 04/19 at 11:04 AM
supply chain •
This increase tops the 1.3 cent increase from a week ago, with this week’s price marking the seventh straight week the average price has been above the $2 per gallon mark.
Posted on 04/19 at 10:55 AM
Diesel Prices •
Monday, April 18, 2016
The U.S. Coast Guard may be prompted to provide more clarification on details contained in the pending Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) container weight rule soon, say maritime analysts.
Posted on 04/18 at 03:38 PM
Ocean Cargo •
Freight transportation shipments and expenditures finished the first quarter in declining fashion, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems.
On the heels of the international Paris Agreement on climate change, many companies are seizing the opportunity to create innovative technologies that benefit the bottom line and also reduce emissions.
Friday, April 15, 2016
Increase supplier compliance and reduce chargebacks with a retail consolidation program
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) fell 0.7 percent from January to February. This follows a 0.5 percent December to January increase.
Carloads dropped 20 percent compared to the same week a year ago at 229,704, and intermodal containers and trailers were off 7.8 percent annually at 249,355.