Filed in International Freight
Tuesday, February 07, 2012
Managing international freight shipping operations presents a set of challenges that potentially expose shippers to risky and costly misfortunes.
The drive to capture the business benefits of low cost country sourcing has far out-paced the processes and systems needed to efficiently manage the global supply chain. A recent survey by Aberdeen identified that higher than expected transportation expenses was the primary factor in landed cost budget variances.
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Friday, November 18, 2011
Carload volume—at 299,591—was up 0.5 percent annually and slightly ahead of the week ending November 5 at 298,465.