USPS pointed to ongoing growth in its Shipping and Package Group, whose primary offerings are comprised of Priority Mail, Express Mail, Parcel Select and Parcel Return services, as the key driver for the quarterly revenue gains.
With a 2.3 cent decline to $2.008 per gallon, this week’s price stands as the lowest national average going back to the week of March 16, 2009, when it checked in at $2.017.
A recent Wall Street Journal report stated that third-party logistics and freight transportation services provider XPO Logistics shut down seven freight terminals that were part of the Con-way Inc. less-than-truckload (LTL) network, Con-way Freight. Con-way was acquired by XPO for $3 billion last year.
Many transportation/logistic organizations are applying a new wave of robotic process automation (RPA), a “no coding” approach that integrates and automates data-driven activities.
Logistics Management Group News Editor recently caught up with Frank Guenzerodt, president and CEO of Dachser USA, the American arm of global 3PL Dachser, about the company's ongoing expansion efforts into the U.S.