The top trucking companies planning big investments and more strategic operations geared to serve shippers in a roaring freight environment—one that’s being driven by a booming economy and a tight labor market. Trucking top 50 2017, Top Motor Carriers by revenue, Highest grossing trucking companies 2017, Fedex Freight Revenues 2017
Total third quarter invoice revenue for all TIA member study participants—at around $2.8 billion—was up 17% percent annually, and total shipments—at 1,439,237—increased 7.8%. The average invoice per shipment of $1,951 rose 8.5%, with profit margin percentage down 100 basis points to 14.6 percent. Key fourth quarter metrics by mode included:Truckload: shipments up 7% annually at…Details
In this exclusive webinar Quintiq’s Robert Oliver takes an in-depth look into the complexities of food logistics, with a special emphasis on the distribution center-to-store routing challenge.
In its monthly Manufacturing Report on Business, ISM said that PMI, the report’s key metric, fell 1.5% in March to 59.3 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth). This marks the 19th consecutive month of PMI growth, with the overall economy now having grown for 107 straight months.
With the calendar officially having shifted into April, one thing that comes with it, along with springtime, is the full enforcement of the electronic logging devices mandate (ELD) for commercial motor carriers. Motor Freight regulation news, Freight Truck Tracking, Hours of service regulations, Motor Freight Safety
Chattanooga Tennessee-based 3PL Kenco recently hosted a roundtable of supply chain leaders from companies including Coca-Cola, Chevron Technologies, Georgia-Pacific, Kids II, and Sealed Air. The open-ended discussion produced four key themes, outlining a blueprint for companies looking to drive meaningful supply chain innovation.
Rail carloads headed up 2.5% annually to 265,756, and intermodal trailers and containers increased 0.3% annually to 260,765 units. Rail Freight Volume Update, Railroad
Want to know how top supply chain companies performed compared to the market through the first quarter? Read on.
Chuck Clowdis, managing director of consulting firm Trans-Logistics Group, Inc., was one of the major voices in LM’s 2018 Rate Outlook: Economic Expansion, Pushing Rates Skyward feature earlier this year. Here, he shares more views on the air cargo sector in Part II of our interview.
Taking steps to expand its global e-commerce presence, FedEx said this week it has acquired Laindon, United Kingdom-based P2P Mailing Limited, a global e-commerce transportation solutions provider. Supply Chain mergers and acquisitions,