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By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor
April 23, 2013 - SCMR Editorial
SCMR will be running a special article in our July/August issue on the use of social media in the supply chain.
You can be part of that article by taking a brief survey on your use of social media. In addition, survey participants will receive a summary report of the results once the data is tabulated and analyzed. All responses are confidential.
Go to http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1224350/Social-Media-in-Supply-Chain-SCMR-Survey
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The tired cliché of “Perfect Storm,” is probably lost on East Coast shippers now weathering fierce winter winds and snow, but the expression still has currency on the Pacific Rim.
Owners of corporate fleets and fuel buyers face two dilemmas: a limited supply of cost-effective, low greenhouse-gas fuels, and little information on fuel sustainability impacts across the full production and use value chain.
U.S. Carloads were up 5 percent annually at 294,738, and intermodal at 253,317 containers and trailers was up 3 percent.
When it comes to Congress actually getting its act together on a new long-term federal transportation bill, things remain as status quo as it gets, with the big takeaway being nothing really ever gets done, when it comes to passing a badly overdue and needed bill, rather than these band-aid extensions Congress keeps signing off on.
Truckload and intermodal pricing was up on an annual basis, according to the December edition of the Truckload and Intermodal Cost Indexes from Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners.
About the Author
Patrick Burnson is executive editor for Logistics Management
and Supply Chain Management Review
. Patrick covers international trade, global logistics, and supply chain management. He lives and works in San Francisco, providing readers with a Pacific Rim perspective on industry trends and forecasts. Contact Patrick Burnson