The United States needs a major upgrade to its infrastructure—roads, bridges, ports, electrical grids and broadband–to keep up with its newly booming economy.
Speaking on behalf of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), Port of Cleveland President and CEO William Friedman will testify tomorrow before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) in a hearing titled America’s Water Infrastructure Needs and Challenges
Oakland broke two more records in 2017 with 919,523 loaded import containers and 1.85 million combined imports and exports. The port said import growth drove its record performance.
As capacity tightens and freight rates rise, both new and established vendors are coming up with solutions that fit the smaller shipper’s budget while also offering all of the bells and whistles that larger systems offer and logistics operations of all sizes are catching on.
Mobile, connected and critical to the movement of goods, the modern lift truck and picker are helping unlock the next level of productivity.
At its core, Seller Flex is geared toward making more products available with free, two-day delivery while helping to relieve overcrowded warehouses.
While the 2017 holidays are in the rear view mirror, that does not mean that it has gotten up and gone away. How? Well, in the supply chain management world we live in, it really comes down to two simple words: reverse logistics.
Managing shipment visibility, coordinating transit and delivery details, and enabling efficient management of administrative activities will be key objectives for both shippers and 3PLs this year.
The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline saw a 2.3 cent increase to $2.996 per gallon, according to data issued by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Port Tracker expects December to come in at 1.6 million TEU, which would mark a 2.6% annual gain, with all of 2017 pegged at 20.1 million TEU. This would mark a new all-time record, ahead of 2016’s 18.8 million TEU by 7%. What’s more, 2017 included five of only seven months on record to reach…