While San Pedro Bay megaports were making headlines with their celebrated “Zero Emission Mandate,” the Port of Oakland has been implementing the second part of its freight-hauler operation to clear the air.
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—eked out a 0.3% increase to 60.1 (a reading above 50 indicates growth). While the increase was slight, this reading marks the highest reading the NMI has hit since the report’s inception in 2008, as well as the highest reading compared to pre-2008 composite index…
The governing boards of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach unanimously approved the 2017 Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) Update yesterday, despite concerns voiced by logistics and supply chain specialists that the implementation may be unrealistic.
Carloads, at 1,065,777, were off 0.1%, or 1,220, annually and intermodal set a new monthly record with a 6.4% annual gain to 1,144,157.
Last week’s UPS third quarter earnings call was as busy as it gets in many ways. Not only did the transportation and logistics bellwether talk about its quarterly results, which were very strong to be sure, it also talked about its planned 2018 rate increases, a recent acquisition, and, not to be overlooked, its Peak…
The ROI for Fleet Management: Why OEMs Should Integrate and Why Fleet Owners Should Invest
A trio of forward-thinking transportation concerns–TransRisk Inc., a provider of data intelligence and financial products serving the freight sector, Nodal Exchange LLC, a regulated derivatives exchange that offers more than 1,000 electric power and natural gas contracts on hundreds of unique locations allowing market participants to hedge against price risks in the United States, and…
An inside look at how a large pharmaceutical firm transformed its vendor and supplier relationships into true, collaborative partnerships—and greatly strengthened its logistics and supply chain operations in the process.
For the past decade and a half, those who predicted the driver shortage have offered their advice on curbing the shortage.
Those carriers, third-party logistics providers and U.S. ports that crossed the service-excellence finish line ahead of their competitors collected their Quest for Quality Awards at our annual Awards Dinner.