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…Details
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…Details
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.
While manufacturing output remained on the right side of growth in October, the growth occurred at a slower rate relative to previous months, according to the October edition of the monthly Manufacturing Report on Business issued by the Institute for Supply Management.
When businesses look to Freight Audit & Payment (FAP) services, they often do so with an eye on improving efficiency. But how exactly do you define efficiency? Is it all about on-time payments—or do changing business priorities make other metrics more important? This webinar outlines the typical objectives for FAP, while also explaining how they…Details
Data issued today by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) showed that third quarter intermodal volumes turned in its best over all performance, for any quarter, in more than three years. The third quarter marked the fourth consecutive quarter in volume gains, with these increase preceded by annual declines during the second and third…Details