Logistics

By Jeff Berman · August 23, 2012
Transportation and logistics merger & acquisition deal activity in the second quarter continued the solid momentum seen in the first quarter and also was in line with deal making activity from the same quarter last year, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) quarterly report, entitled “Intersections: Second Quarter 2012 global transportation and logistics industry mergers and acquisitions analysis.”
By Jeff Berman · August 22, 2012
While digging out from the avalanche of e-mail I received last week, it is hard for me to overlook just how much can happen in short period.
By Patrick Burnson · August 21, 2012
A partnership to promote imports and re-exports of apparel and fashion between Asia, the Colon Free Zone and Latin American destinations was signed by the Panamanian company Exclusive Brands Logistics Corp. and Damco Panama.
By Patrick Burnson · August 21, 2012
Deutsche Post DHL to Further Expand China and Asia-Pacific Footprint
By Jeff Berman · July 30, 2012
Echo Global Logistics, a Chicago-area non-asset based freight brokerage and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, announced last week it has acquired all of the assets of Shipper Direct, a Nashville-based truckload transportation brokerage.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 30, 2012
Distribution is a growing industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that total warehousing and storage jobs will by 2.35% a year from 2010 to 2020.
By Patrick Burnson · July 26, 2012
Watson Land Company – a builder of industrial facilities for manufacturing and distribution – plans on adding a 49-acre property to their portfolio in Chino, California.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 25, 2012
Our industry is getting attention for all the wrong reasons.
By Patrick Burnson · July 19, 2012
?The new report states that use of 3PL companies is a growing trend in the global pharmaceutical supply chain
By Patrick Burnson · July 19, 2012
As the world transitions to low-carbon alternatives, logistics managers will continue to depend on fossil fuels for the majority of their energy needs for the foreseeable future, said Business for Social Responsibility executives in San Francisco.
By Patrick Burnson · July 19, 2012
The survey-based “Supply Chain Metrics Report” also suggests that supply chain managers may be expecting too much from transportation providers
By Patrick Burnson · July 11, 2012
The Department of Defense currently spends $400 billion each year acquiring products and services from defense contractors
By Patrick Burnson · July 10, 2012
After slow but steady improvement over the first half of this year, small business optimism soured considerably in June, said analysts at IHS Global Insight
By Patrick Burnson · July 10, 2012
At yesterday's Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) China said it was not in a position to accept the establishment of a panel requested by the United States, the European Union and Japan regarding its measures related to the exportation of rare earths, tungsten and molybdenum
By Jeff Berman · July 3, 2012
Multiregional less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier Saia said this week it has acquired truckload and brokerage services provider Robart Transportation Inc. and its subsidiary The RL Services Group LLC.

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