Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The ongoing themes of tight capacity and carrier pricing power are still in full effect, much to the dismay of shippers, based on the most recent edition of the Shippers Condition Index (SCI) from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR.
BNSF said that its 2015 capital expenditures will be allocated towards various areas of its business, including maintenance and expansion of the railroad to meet the expected demand for freight rail service, with 2015 representing the third straight year BNSF has invested a record annual capital expenditures investment.
Posted on 11/25 at 09:05 AM
Friday, November 21, 2014
Just when shippers thought things could not get any worse with the West Coast port labor “slowdown,” dockworkers proved them wrong.
Posted on 11/21 at 03:59 PM
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Globalization is recovering from financial crisis, DHL Global Connectedness Index reveals
Posted on 11/20 at 04:38 PM
Supply chain managers may take some comfort in the recent statement by The Federal Reserve policymakers regarding a labor-market recovery.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL recently announced it has rebranded the name of its DHL Global Mail group to DHL eCommerce
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
New platforms are evolving that allow companies to verify and monitor their suppliers for conflict minerals and human rights abuses. Source Intelligence’s CEO explains how his platform works and is evolving.
Supply chain and logistics software and technology provider JDA Software Group Inc. and technology bellwether IBM announced last week they are collaborating to provide shippers with an integrated omni-channel supply chain that will enable shippers to make smart real time sourcing decisions and provide customers with the best buying experience possible
Posted on 11/18 at 08:07 AM
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