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A premier national cosmetics chain was in need of a reliable, flexible and secure transportation solution for the delivery of its high value products, especially in times of urgency.
The May TCI reading of 7.01 was in line with April’s 7.03, which posted a more than 4 percent gain over April. (July 21, 2017)
Carloads headed up 0.3 percent to 262,869, and intermodal units saw a 7.4 percent annual gain to 277,136. (July 21, 2017)
Two agreements related to the west coast and trade flows between the United States and Asia were addressed today by the Federal Maritime Commission during a regularly scheduled meeting, as were recent developments regarding government linked ocean carriers. (July 19, 2017)
Kuebix, creator of a transportation management systems (TMS) providing shipping intelligence, recently partnered with SimpliShip International Freight Rate API to manage all freight modes and providers on one cloud-based platform. (July 19, 2017)
Continued growth appears to be the main thesis looking out over the next decade for the freight transportation market, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA) ATA Freight Transportation Forecast 2017, which was released today. (July 19, 2017)
Landstar Million Mile Safe Driver Dickie Penrod was the lucky winner of the 2017 Western Star 5700XE tractor with a proprietary Detroit powertrain and a 68” High Roof Stratosphere sleeper. (July 19, 2017)
AsiaInspection (AI), a global provider of quality control services for businesses importing from the Pacific Rim, maintains that logistics managers should pay more attention to risk…irrespective of region. (July 18, 2017)
While the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Electronic Logging Device mandate remains on track to take effect this coming December, the House Appropriation’s Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development and Related Agencies issued a report that directs the FMCSA to consider delaying the implementation of ELD. (July 18, 2017)
Prospects are looking bright for a tax credit geared towards short line railroads to become permanent through a piece of House of Representatives legislation entitled the Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy (BRACE) Act, according to the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA). (July 18, 2017)
Amber Road, announced this week that it has added advanced Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) lists to
(July 14, 2017)
While new and improved supply chain innovations are always making headlines, a recent survey conducted by Kenco reveals that awareness and interest are not the same as adoption.
(July 13, 2017)
Commissioner Rebecca Dye launched the second phase of the agency’s Supply Chain Innovation Teams initiative this week, which will focus on identifying the “actionable” information needed by all players for improved supply chain system visibility, reliability and resilience. (July 12, 2017)
Coast-to-coast, third-party logistics provider streamlines operations across its network.
(July 12, 2017)
No rest for the weary. State of the Third Party Logistics industry 2017. Logistics management looks at the trends in the Third Party Logistics market. (July 11, 2017)
Volumes and service continue on an upswing (July 11, 2017)