Filed in Transportation
Monday, May 20, 2013
According to a new study conducted by the global strategy and marketing consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners, price pressure is higher in the logistics industry than in other sectors – no matter the country.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Four out of five executives surveyed say nearshoring will be an important decision in coming year.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Security and supply chain experts provide a checklist for tracking transportation threats.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Diesel prices headed south for the fourth straight week, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Typically, when things are going well for carriers, it often means they are not going as well for shippers. Based on the most recent edition of the Shipper Conditions Index (SCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR Associates that appears to be the current trend.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Given its location in the heart of the Caribbean Basin, it is small wonder that the Port of Miami should be looking forward to the Panama Canal expansion in 2014.
Posted on 03/14 at 10:36 AM
Friday, December 21, 2012
We all understand the incredible volume of items that pass through distribution centers and transportation carriers during the holidays, but when your package is lost it can be so frustrating
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Freight transportation consultancy FTR Associates reported today that its Shipper Conditions Index (SCI) showed signs of improvement for the month of October.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Retail sales in November, which are typically viewed as the beginning of the holiday shopping season, showed a solid performance with annual and sequential gains, according to data released today by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012
While Air cargo volumes have crept along at a snail’s pace during most of 2012. The year is apparently going to end without a push for last minute electronics and other higher value retail goods to fill the space on cargo planes to capacity.
Posted on 12/12 at 04:45 PM