While it may not be a tremendous game changer, last week’s news that Amazon is taking steps to step up 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, still…Details
As the months move along in 2018, so, too, does the strong momentum in the manufacturing sector, based on the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business.
When it comes to determining the best locales for shippers and 3PLs, and other concerns, to establish a warehousing presence, recent research from commercial real estate firm JLL clearly indicates that some markets are better than others.
In statements made at the recent “Ports & Terminals” luncheon in Oakland, two prominent port executives maintain that continued government support for maritime industry clean air efforts and infrastructure development remains a priority.
Carloads, at 268,464, were up 2.5% annually, but were below the 267,748 recorded for the week ending June 16 and the 271,641 recorded for the week ending June 9.
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
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.
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.
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