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.
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…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.
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
The ROI for Fleet Management: Why OEMs Should Integrate and Why Fleet Owners Should Invest
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.
For the past decade and a half, those who predicted the driver shortage have offered their advice on curbing the shortage.
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
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
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.