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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C.—According to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ 24th annual State of Logistics Report released today, logistics and supply chain managers are continuing to drive inefficiencies out of the business transportation system.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Los Angeles and Long Beach comprise the largest marine port complex in North America as well as the No. 1-emitting facility in the Southland.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Another indication of resurgence in the third-party logistics (3PL) marketplace surfaced yesterday, as a leading industry consultancy entered the executive recruiting sector.
Posted on 04/17 at 02:29 PM
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
During his term as DOT Secretary, LaHood was very active on the transportation infrastructure and freight fronts.
Posted on 01/29 at 10:55 AM
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
While the United States shipping industry remains vulnerable to a capacity crunch, it is clear that many shippers and carriers could do more to help mitigate the strain on the system through more effective planning.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Join our panel of leading economic and transportation analysts as they share their exclusive insight on where rates and capacity are headed over the next 12 months across all modes.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) increased 1.7 percent from October to November, following a 1.9 percent dip from September to October.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) said today that trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 4.6 percent in July 2012 compared to July 2011 at $75.7 billion.
Posted on 09/27 at 10:54 AM
Friday, August 24, 2012
An effort focused on national domestic freight initiatives was introduced this week by United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood.
Posted on 08/24 at 11:13 AM
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Monday, July 16, 2012
One of the biggest line items in logistics spend is the cost of moving goods over the ocean. This is true for several reasons, not the least of which is the complexity of the movement itself and, in turn, the complexity of billing processes. Ocean freight rates encompass a growing inventory of surcharges, turning bill of lading calculations into mathematical challenges. Given that ocean freight invoices represent the largest single component of any logistics spend, they also account for the greatest margin of error in the financial supply chain.