Filed in Logistics
Thursday, April 28, 2011
At last week’s NASSTRAC Logistics Conference & Expo in Orlando, Fla., LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman had an opportunity to speak with Leathers about myriad industry-related topics, including energy prices, modal shifts, and government regulation, among others.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
For U.S. exporters, reductions in oceanborne cargo service frequency due to slow steaming are problematic
Coming off of its first monthly decline in three months in February, truck tonnage returned to growth mode in March, according to data released by the American Trucking Associations (ATA).
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Company officials said this new offering will provide service for Saturday deliveries into the U.S. from Mexico that need to arrive in the Midwest or Ontario, Canada by Monday morning.
Despite increasing fuel costs and harsh winter weather conditions, UPS reported today that first quarter revenue—at $12.58 billion—was up 7.3 percent year-over-year.
Monday, April 25, 2011
When a Wall Street Journal article reported that rail shipping woes were impacting auto deliveries, industry experts told LM the situation is not as dire as it seems.
Friday, April 22, 2011
As I expected, NASSTRAC 2011 was replete with terrific content and information. The fact is, had it not been I would have been shocked.
Given the heightened awareness of risk in the supply chain, academics and career advisors are telling young professionals to take on more education as they climb the corporate ladder.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
While the economy continues its gradual recovery, it has become more important than ever for carriers to manage multiple obstacles while re-growing networks and getting back to full strength. That was the main message of three leading trucking and supply chain executives during a panel discussion at this week’s NASSTRAC Logistics Conference and Expo.
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Friday, April 15, 2011
For the week ending April 9, carload volume came in at 293,798 for a 1.8 percent annual gain. Intermodal volume was up 12.4 percent at 228,713 trailers and containers.