With all the moving parts in the trucking sector these days, in the form of things like carrier pricing power, tight capacity, and the secular driver shortage, things like trucking regulations can get overlooked. But at this week’s SMC3 Connections event at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, that was far from the…Details
Global e-commerce powerhouse Amazon announced yesterday it is upping its plans to increase its package delivery and logistics services capabilities through the introduction of a new offering that, it said, will enable entrepreneurs to set up their own businesses to deliver Amazon packages.
Despite the sabre rattling at top diplomatic levels regarding new trade policies and tariffs, The DHL Global Trade Barometer index continues to forecast a solid growth for global trade as the index hits 67, representing a slight increase (+1) compared to the previous release in March.
The Georgia Ports Authority and the South Carolina Ports Authority have filed an agreement with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to work jointly to provide a new chassis pool structure to be known as the Southern States Chassis Pool.
When looking at the last three-to-four years in the logistics and freight transportation sectors, it is clear that there has been an “unusual and high level of activity” occurring. That was a key theme of a keynote speech at this week’s SMC3 Connections conference held at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia by…Details
Drones are finding their niche in the supply chain, says Matt Yearling. It just might not be where you expected to find them.
Global logistics managers may see more rating changes for some U.S. ports over the next 12 months in the wake of an unusually active year of movement for the sector, say industry analysts at Fitch Ratings.
The session’s panelists included: Suzanne Grimes, Senior Strategic Consultant, PROS; Chris Gordon, VP & Product Lead SC Navigator, AIMMS Technology; and Jason Dillavou, director of pricing and yield management for YRC Freight.
Falling 2.8 cents, the national diesel average is now $3.216. This follows declines of 2.2 cents, 1.9 cents, and 0.3 cents, respectively, over the previous three weeks.
In a move that promises to create more efficiency and ocean container throughput velocity, the Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal operator plans to introduce hybrid cargo-handling technology in the coming years.