Logistics Trends & Insights LLC, an Atlanta, Georgia-based consultancy, is conducting its third “Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey,” and invites LM readers to participate.
While ocean cargo gateways in San Pedro report record inbound throughput for the month the Port of Oakland notes that its containerized import volume increased by an astonishing 14.9 percent last month.
The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline dropped two cents to $2.976 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
An ongoing pricing surge remains intact for both truckload and intermodal activity, according to the most recent editions of the Truckload Linehaul Index and Intermodal Index from Cass Information Systems and Broughton Capital.
The objective of the TIGER program is to ensure that economic funding is made available for transportation infrastructure projects, and that project spending is monitored and transparent.
3PL GEODIS is the latest example of how the materials handling industry is adopting robotics.
In today’s complex marketplace, supply chain professionals need a varied set of skills and competencies to help their employers succeed — everything from a strategic orientation to a comfort with data and an awareness of social and environmental obligations.
Warehouses who use this philosophy to create disciplined, rigorous strategies were able to achieve superior results.
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