Analysts and logistics service providers agree that increasing protectionism and restrictions on trade can only hinder the free flow of goods between nations—and certainly can’t be in the interest of the global transport and logistics sector. European Trade and Logistics Report, Brexit implications, European Union Trade Report, Global Trade trends
An innovative strategy to alleviate congestion on San Francisco Bay freeways, bridges, and cargo-centric arteries by extending nighttime operations was implemented by Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) two years ago. According to the port, the solution has exceeded all expectations.
Taking steps to further expand its e-commerce, omni-channel fulfillment, and last mile service offerings, freight transportation and logistics services provider Ryder System Inc. said today it has acquired all outstanding equity of MXD Group for roughly $120 million.
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.
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
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.
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,
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
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.