The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI––dipped 0.4% to 59.5 in February (a reading above 50 indicates growth), which is slightly below January’s all-time high NMI reading.
Executives for the neutral electronic transaction platform, INTTRA , announced that the software and information provider has expanded its ocean carrier network recently.
Mergers and acquisitions activities for ocean cargo carriers are likely to slow down in 2018, say industry analyts, as trend is likely to “pivot” to freight forwarders.
A new partnership forged between two prominent global supply chain consultancies was announced today by Chainalytics and Drewry Supply Chain Advisors.
Carloads decreased 1.3% to 251,970, and intermodal containers and trailers posted a 6.7% annual gain at 276,470.
United States trade with its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, saw annual growth in December, the most recent month for which data is available, marking the 14th consecutive month of gains. Total value came in at $93.5 million, with all five modes of freight transportation moving more freight by value,…Details
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Greg West, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Vice President of LTL Transportation to talk about various aspects of the less-than-truckload sector, including the freight economy, last-mile logistics, ELD, and other topics.
Saying that President Trump’s announcement yesterday calling for 25% tariffs on steel imports and 10% on aluminum imports was surprising and that can probably be viewed as an understatement to be sure.
A review of the hottest logistics and supply chain books available to help shippers boost their knowledge and skills.