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Sunday, September 01, 2013

That crisp, fall breeze signals that it’s time to dig into the findings of Logistics Management’s (LM) Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends (Masters of Logistics), the clearest breakdown available of transportation spending across modes and the by far the most comprehensive summary of how logistics professionals are managing their operations in current economic conditions.
Posted on 09/01 at 09:00 AM
ColumnsViewpointSeptember 2013TransportationPermalink


It’s been 15 years since I sold a successful third-party logistics business to a group of investors. And I would like to say that the strategy and market approach of the third party logistics provider (3PL) industry has changed greatly in those years, but I can’t.
Posted on 09/01 at 08:00 AM
Columns3PLThird Party LogisticsSeptember 2013TransportationPermalink


Tuesday, August 27, 2013

In this exclusive interview with Steve Flowers, President of UPS Global Freight Forwarding, readers are provided with additional insights.
Posted on 08/27 at 08:59 AM
NewsGlobal LogisticsLogisticsTransportationPermalink


Monday, August 26, 2013

Some of the biggest gains in U.S. exports due to a widening U.S. production-cost advantage over leading European nations and Japan are likely to be seen in chemicals, machinery, and transportation equipment, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group
Posted on 08/26 at 09:38 AM
BlogsGlobal LogisticsLogisticsTransportationPermalink


Friday, August 16, 2013

Matson, Inc. had another solid quarter, driven by continuing strength in its Hawaii trade, modest volume gains in its other trade lanes and a better result in Logistics. And while most “mega” carriers lost money this year, this specialized one found a way to make some.
Posted on 08/16 at 03:52 PM
BlogsOcean CargoLogisticsTransportationPermalink


Thursday, August 01, 2013

Which carriers, third-party logistics providers, and U.S. ports will walk the red carpet to receive their award for outstanding service performance over the past year? Our readers have cast their votes, and now it’s time to introduce this year’s winners of the coveted Quest for Quality Awards.
Posted on 08/01 at 09:00 PM
FeaturesAugust 2013TransportationQuest for QualityPermalink


Foodservice equipment and supply company leverages its technology partnership to secure capacity, simplify rates, and cut 12 percent from its transportation spending. Here’s how they did it.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:59 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsTruckingAugust 2013TransportationLTLLess than TruckloadPermalink


Logistics managers and non-vessel operators expect that, as ocean carriers’ cash flow gets tighter, the charter market will increasingly be used for newer, fuel-efficient vessels. The payoff for shippers will be sustainable service.
Posted on 08/01 at 04:00 PM
Special ReportsOcean FreightAugust 2013TransportationPermalink


It’s my distinct honor to present the logistics and transportation community with the results of the 30th Annual Quest for Quality Survey. The publication in your hands marks the culmination of a six-month research project conducted by Peerless Research Group (PRG) that’s become known over three decades as the single most important measure of customer satisfaction and service performance excellence available in the logistics and transportation industry.
Posted on 08/01 at 09:00 AM
ColumnsViewpointAugust 2013TransportationPermalink


In the past months, ABF Freight System and UPS Freight announced 5.9 percent general rate increases, effective May 28 and June 10, respectively. Con-way Freight will raise its LTL rates 5.9 percent on June 24. On June 10, FedEx Freight announced a 4.5 percent GRI in non-contract base rates effective July 1, and other large carriers are expected to follow suit over the next several weeks.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:00 AM
ColumnsTruckingAugust 2013TransportationLTLLess than TruckloadPermalink



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