The annual “3PL Value Creation Chicago Summit” staged by the consultancy, Armstrong & Associates, Inc., provided practitioners with fresh insights on how the industry will be shaping up in 2018.
Third quarter earnings results issued today by Atlanta-based UPS were solid despite challenges posed during the quarter as a result of multiple hurricanes and other natural disasters. Revenue for the quarter was up 7% annually to $15.798 billion, with earnings per share up 1 cent to $1.45, meeting Wall Street expectations. Operating profit, at $2.035…Details
DHL officials said that this 54,000 square-foot gateway will expand the company’s presence in Chicago, adding that the new state-of-the-art northeast cargo campus at O’Hare International is poised to become the largest cargo development constructed at a U.S. airport in more than a decade upon its completion in the coming years.
Big Brown said that effective December 24, 2017, rates for UPS Ground, UPS Air and international services, and UPS Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico will head up by an average net of 4.9%.
Your organization needs to go beyond visibility, to a digital supply chain that detects and responds to changes.
Shippers need to get in front of what is coming, when it comes to 2018 truckload contract rate increases.
Concerns over a lack of adequate staffing of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at United States ports was raised as a chief concern at a nomination hearing for CBP Acting Commissioner Kevin L. McAleenan held by the Senate Finance Committee this week. This concern stems from a combination of significant growth in trade volumes and…Details
Anyone that wakes up each day in a logistics job that centers around moving freight is more than aware of the fact that there is a significant truck driver shortage. That is nothing new; in fact, it is far from it. But that does not mean the driver shortage is viewed as a “whistle by…Details
There is a new, distinctive player offering a better mousetrap in the $161 billion third party logistics market. Or “first party” logistics, as Haversack Logistics is calling itself.
With a 1-cent increase, the national average for diesel now stands at $2.797 per gallon. This follows a 1.1-cent gain last week and a 0.4-cent increase the week before.