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
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,
Two Class I railroads, BNSF Railway and CN, recently offered up their rebuttals to leadership at the Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB), regarding ongoing concerns over railroad service issues. This comes on the heels of letters penned earlier this month by STB Chairman Ann Begeman and Vice Chairman Deb Miller to the top…Details
For January, the most recent month for which data is available, the SCI (Shippers Conditions Index) reading was -11.1, which is down from December’s -8.8 and November’s -8.9. FTR said the January reading points to the ongoing challenges shippers are up against, with the firm expecting what it expects to be a tough 2018 for…Details
Chuck Clowdis, managing director of consulting firm Trans-Logistics Group, Inc, shares his views of the state of the industry in the first of a two-part interview.Details
Taking steps to expand its global e-commerce presence, FedEx said this week it has acquired Laindon, United Kingdom-baed P2P Mailing Limited, a global e-commerce transportation solutions provider.
Global logistics experts speaking at the Port of Long Beach’s 14th annual “Pulse of the Ports Peak Season Forecast,” agreed that the potential threat of a trade war could halt otherwise strong growth in the exchange of cargo between Asia and the United States.
Inbound Logistics’ 14th annual Global Logistics Guide presents a transportation and logistics world atlas to help you stay on top of shifting global dynamics and identify and map out continents and countries that require further exploration.
Global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL said this week that the most recent edition of its quarterly Global Trade Barometer continues to trend in the right direction, with various indicators pointing to a strong global trade outlook. Launched in January, the Global Trade Barometer, according to DHL, is an early indicator for the…Details
Every two years, the Olympics bring together some of the best athletes in the world. But in between the games, supply chain professionals, logistics experts, and manufacturers work to bring the event itself together.