Carloads slipped 0.5% annually to 251,058, and intermodal containers and trailers, at 268,487, saw a 3.7% annual gain.
While importing continues to grow across both small and enterprise companies, almost 50% of the 300,000-plus American businesses who import still use spreadsheets to manage their international supply chain.
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Earlier this week, Chicago-based project44, a technology services provider offering standardized, secure Web service API (application programming interfaces) integrations enabling 3PLs and shippers to connect with carriers in real time said another Chicago-based player, Echo Global Logistics, intregrated project44’s SaaS services to fully automate end-to-end management of its less-than-truckload (LTL) and Volume LTL (VLTL) shipments.…Details
This new 109,000 square-foot facility, said Ryder, is less than five miles from the World Trade Bridge and is comprised of 6,400 square-feet of office space, 51 dock doors, two ramps, and 114 trailer spaces.
The Port of Oakland today reported that containerized export volume in January increased 2.1 percent from the same month a year ago.
The European markets XPO will expand into include UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Spain and France, and XPO said it expects to manage more than 750,000 last mile deliveries from retailers and e-commerce companies in Europe in 2018.
American Airlines Cargo recently announced that it will implement “a next generation cargo management system” designed to enlarge its technology platform.
This story looks at some ways in which companies are using IoT or IIoT technology along the supply chain and discusses the added value companies will gain as they move from discrete applications to integrated ones.
Commerce reported that its advanced estimate of U.S. retail and food service sales for January were down 0.3% compared to December at $492 billion but were up 3.6% on an annual basis. NRF data pointed to a 0.26% decline in retail sales from December to January, with annual sales up 5.4%. NRF’s data does not…Details