Filed in Shipping
Monday, June 21, 2010
The resurgence in truck orders and production got more good news, with net orders for heavy-duty Class 8 commercial vehicles going up 84 percent in May year-over-year, according to data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles.
Posted on 06/21 at 02:43 PM
Motor Freight •
Thursday, June 17, 2010
While volumes still lag 2008 levels, weekly carload and intermodal volumes continue to surpass 2009 levels, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 06/17 at 07:02 PM
Rail Freight •
Thursday, June 10, 2010
Rosalyn Wilson, a transportation consultant for Delcan Corporation, provided LM with an exclusive interview on the eve of the release of The 21st Annual “State of Logistics Report,” noting that disruptions in ocean carrier deployments has had dire consequences for shippers.
When the Agriculture Transportation Coalition stages its annual meeting in San Francisco today and tomorrow, shippers will again be pleading with ocean carriers to explain why boxes are so hard to find.
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
While it is not always a top of mind topic given the myriad challenges shippers face at any time, the issue of port security is never truly too far away.
Posted on 05/25 at 06:32 AM
Ocean Freight •
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Just when shippers thought the worst was over, flight and service disruptions of volcanic proportions took place this spring. And when European air space finally re-opened, capacity was scarce and even more expensive on almost all global trade routes.
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Thursday, April 01, 2010
Faced with new FDA record-keeping requirements, Ce De Candy tossed out its manual systems and turned to information technology to collect information and drive new efficiencies across its logistics operation. And the results have been simply delectable.