HP set out to see if its 3D printing technology could deliver a competitive advantage for its own business. The answer surprised even them.
Things remain on solid footing in the freight transportation and logistics market and likely will for the foreseeable future.
Chicago-based project44 announced it has added an international and domestic parcel tracking and address validation offering to its service menu.
While air cargo volumes continue to stage a modest uptick, shippers are now waiting to see how the introduction of larger freight aircraft might serve to sustain this growth. At the same time, shippers need to keep an eye on which domestic airports are prepared to handle more capacity and the new demands driven by…Details
There are two areas where shippers will feel the effect of the growing water and air pollution problem: freight costs and various taxes and fees.
How shippers can effectively leverage the powerful U.S.-Mexico trading environment with a solid logistics and transportation plan.
For May, the most recent month for which data is available, the SCI came in at -12.3, which is a marginal improvement over April’s -13.4, which FTR said represents an all-time low, and represents “all-time low reflecting the worse conditions for shippers ever measured by FTR.”
Total second quarter intermodal volume movements, at 4,741,054, were up 6.2% annually. This also marks a 4% improvement over the first quarter’s 4,547,247, which, heading into this quarter had stood as the best quarter for intermodal in nearly four years, going back to the second quarter of 2014.
FedEx subsidiary FedEx Express announced this week that it has rolled out a new flight into and out of Hanoi, Vietnam, which will connect the country’s capital to the FedEx APAC (Asian Pacific) hub based in Guangzhou, China.
Carloads, at 265,338, were up 3.8% annually, which trailed the 271,201 for the week ending July 14 and the 240,154 carloads for the week ending July 7, which was likely impacted by the July 4 holiday.