Rail carloads increased 6.4% to 265,653, and intermodal containers and trailers headed up 8.5% to 280,374.
NextGen supply chain technologies were front and center at ISM.
At $17.5 billion, USPS revenue headed up $235 million, or 1.4%, compared to the fiscal second quarter of 2017, but it incurred a net loss of $1.3 billion for the quarter compared to a net loss of $562 million a year ago. United States Postal Service Revenue numbers 2018, Postal Service Revenue Trends
Steady summer growth for United States-bound retail container shipments appears to be in the cards, even though the possibilities of steep tariffs being placed on imported goods from China remains a distinct possibility, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report issued by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett…Details
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Earlier this month, LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman caught up with Greg Gantt president and CEO of national less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) at the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) conference in Orlando, Fla. Gantt provided Berman with insight into various industry-related topics.
Modex 2018, April 9-12, covered more than 300,000 net square feet of exhibit space on two show floors at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center with 900 exhibiting companies. The expo was co-located with the Georgia Logistics Summit. Here’s a look at some of the booths our editors visited.
In the current rush to digitize for operational efficiency, forwarders must not lose sight of immediate shipper needs. The transition must be smooth, valuable and completely transparent—but is that happening?
It’s an election year and Congress is counting the days until members can get out of town and try and get re-elected. But that hasn’t stopped thousands of Teamsters union retirees from lobbying Congress to solve the looming fiscal crisis regarding their multiemployer pensions.
The prevalent theme of rate gains for both truckload and intermodal freight movements remained fully intact in April, according to data in the most recent editions of the of the Truckload Linehaul Index and Intermodal Index from Cass Information Systems and Broughton Capital.