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Monday, March 03, 2014
Although there have been recent signs of new hires in the logistcs sector, managers are being advised to remain cautious when it comes to investing in human capital this year.
Thursday, February 06, 2014
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing a 1.4% expansion of global freight ton kilometers (FTKs) in 2013 when compared to 2012.
Posted on 02/06 at 10:33 AM
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Monday, January 13, 2014
Our panel of top economic and transportation market analysts tell us that freight rates will most certainly see incremental gains across the board in 2014. And to keep even the smallest increases in check, our panel adds that it’s now imperative for the savviest shippers to control total landed costs by using a variety of modes—and to use that mix to its fullest advantage.Join us for an exclusive look at where rates are headed and the issues driving those rate increases over the coming year.
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
With a new year here, it is always good to look at the big picture when it comes to figuring out the economy, which has become an annual event, not to mention an ostensible exercise in futility, too, at times.
Posted on 01/07 at 08:09 AM
Friday, January 03, 2014
Grant Thornton survey finds U.S. companies will bring production, customer service and IT infrastructure back to the United States.
Wednesday, January 01, 2014
To kick off 2014, I’m going to reinforce a rather bold suggestion that Group News Editor Jeff Berman made in his first blog post of the new year: Let’s cut out the use of the adjective “cautious” before we use the noun “optimism” when referring to the state of the U.S. economy.
Monday, December 02, 2013
The stop and start nature of the economy, coupled with ongoing government dysfunction, has created a "new normal" in the logistics and transportation marketplace. While there's improvement in some freight transportation sectors, there's day-to-day fluctuation in others—leading to a decidedly mixed rate and capacity outlook as we head into 2014. During this Webcast industry experts will re-cap the top news stories of Q4 2013 and discuss the 4 factors creating the “new normal” in freight transportation management.
Friday, October 25, 2013
PwC Manufacturing Barometer illustrates the confidence and caution in manufacturers' hiring and investment plans.
Monday, October 14, 2013
A significant majority of middle market executives agree that middle market job growth will have a significant impact on strengthening the U.S. economy (96%). Despite this, 83% believe Congress is doing too little to support the middle market; while 95% disapprove of the job performance of Congress and 70% disapprove of the job performance of President Obama.
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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
It appears that there are some encouraging things happening on the economic front that maybe, just maybe, could be cause for some long-term optimism.
Posted on 09/10 at 10:16 AM
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