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Data issued today by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF) indicated that retail sales growth remained intact in October.
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October shipments rose 3.2% annually to 1,016,892, which was ahead of September’s 976,605, while the annual spread in October was down compared to September’s 4.9%. Panjiva said this represents the eighth consecutive month of growth and 15 of the last 16 months.
Chicago-based project44 said today it has introduced a new truckload visibility offering, which is designed to enable a smarter information flow across shippers’ supply chains.
Rising 3.3 cents, the average price per gallon is now $2.915, topping last week’s $2.882, and is now the new highest weekly price. Last week’s average eclipsed the previous high from the week of June 15, 2015, when it was at $2.87.
CBRE explained that this trend is being paced by online sales essentially creating instant, short-term demand for warehouse and distribution center space, something it also labeled as a potential headache for retailers that want to ensure prompt customer delivery.
During the past four years, use of analytics to mitigate third-party supply chain fraud, waste, and abuse risk has jumped to 35 percent in 2017 from 25.2 percent in 2014, according to a Deloitte poll.