Thursday, March 17, 2016
Carloads were down 12.8 percent compared to the same week last year at 243,275, and intermodal containers and trailers were down 10.3 percent annually at 245,902.
Posted on 03/17 at 03:39 AM
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Any Where, Any Time. The Consumer is in Charge
In order to help Iceland meet its growth targets, which includes the rollout of up to 40 new stores, XPO said it has developed a supply chain offering that meshes Iceland’s dedicated network with XPO’s shared-uses facilities that will be used to accommodate things like increasing volumes, seasonal peaks, and promotional activity.
Posted on 03/16 at 09:32 AM
Continuing its sustained push on the natural gas front, UPS said this week its has invested $100 million towards building 12 new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations and adding 380 new CNG trailers for its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet.
Posted on 03/16 at 09:07 AM
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
A broad coalition of shippers and other supply chain stakeholders are appealing to West Coast dockside labor and management to begin early discussions on either a contract extension or a new contract with the goal to conclude negotiations before the current contract expires on June 30, 2019.
The journey to achieving supply chain excellence begins with successfully navigating the world of ever-changing regulatory constraints.
While retail sales numbers issued for the month of February by the United States Department of Commerce and National Retail Federation were technically mixed, they each shared a common theme of little or negative growth.
Signs of steady growth in the trucking sector may have proved to be premature based on the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) report from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR.
Posted on 03/15 at 10:23 AM
The average price per gallon shot up 7.8 cents to $2.099 per gallon, pushing the average price above the $2 benchmark for the first time since the week of February 15, when it was at $2.008 per gallon.
Posted on 03/15 at 09:03 AM
Diesel Prices •
Monday, March 14, 2016
Today’s 3PL is not your grandfather’s 3PL.