The Transportation Intermediaries Association’s annual conference held last week in Palm Desert focused in large part concentrated on new challenges confronting the domestic 3PL industry.
Commerce reported that March was up 0.6% compared to February at $494.6 billion and was up 4.5% compared to March 2017, and NRF reported a 0.3% annual gain on a seasonally-adjusted basis from February to March, with annual retail sales in March up 5%.
DHL invested $7 million into this new facility, which is located at 1651 S. Carlos Ave., which is comprised of 75,000 square-feet of building space, and 5,600 square-feet of office space. This new location is significantly larger than is previous location in this area, which was 39,000 square-feet.
The new technologies on display last week in Atlanta were exciting, promising and confounding for materials handling customers faced with a new set of distribution challenges
Carloads were up 4.6% at 261,898, and intermodal units headed up 3.1% at 263,007.
The evolution of software continues to blur the lines between familiar acronyms and emerging capabilities.
Looking at the many facets that comprise the container shipping sector, it is fair to say that it is replete with many familiar themes, like overcapacity and rate pressures, as well as potential opportunities for future growth and stabilization. Those are a few of many takeaways in a report issued this week by global business…Details
Tight market conditions for United States-based warehouses and distribution centers continues to get even tighter, according to data issued by industrial real estate firm CBRE in its U.S. Industrial Availability Index, which was released this week. The availability rate in the first quarter dipped six basis points to 7.3%, which CBRE said marks the 31st…Details
The Port of Long Beach has completed its best ever first quarter, with marine terminals handling almost 1.9 million TEUs January through March, while LA and Oakland had Lunar New Year slump
March shipments, at 858,809, were down 0.2% annually, marking the first annual decline going back to February 2017’s 7.7% annual decline, with both of these months volumes impacted by the timing of the Asian Lunar New Year, with Panjiva noting that the resulting shortfall in products arriving on U.S. shores in the following weeks. For…Details