A recent study issued by Houston-based Comtrex Inc. takes a deep dive into capturing insight regarding how the commodity shipping industry places a high priority on transportation management initiatives as they related to buying, selling storing, and servicing railcars.
Companies need to examine how to restructure their sales team to respond to different customers and subsequent buying behaviors and preferences.
The new edition of the Trucking Conditions Index from freight transportation consultancy FTR reversed course, in the right direction, from August to September, the most recent month for which data is available.
Port of Los Angeles Volumes. POLA handled 748,762 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units). While this tally marks the port’s third-best volume output for October, it was down 8.1% annually when compared to October 2016, the port’s best-ever October.
Today, the latest global trade management solutions streamline and automate everything from inventory management to regulatory compliance and free trade agreement qualification.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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