Earlier today, leaders of key House and Senate committees related to transportation said an agreement has been reached for new long-term surface transportation in the form of a bicameral, bipartisan agreement Conference Report for the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.
While staving off contraction in the previous four months, manufacturing in November did not grow, according to the most recent edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business.
Rising Cyber Monday sales numbers continue to demonstrate the ongoing and emerging influence of e-commerce on consumer shopping habits and patterns and subsequently supply chain and logistics operations, too.
Diesel prices fell for the third consecutive week, with the average price per gallon down 2.4 cents to $2.421, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
The 2015 Pain in the (Supply) Chain survey recently conducted by UPS coincided this year with qualitative interviews of healthcare executives in North America to gain further insights into trends, challenges and opportunities having an impact on healthcare logistics.