Publication: Logistics Management

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Norbert Dentressangle acquires Jacobson Companies

Lyon, France-based Norbert Dentressangle, a $5.5 billion global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider focused on global logistics, transport, ocean, and air services, said today it has acquired Des Moines, Iowa-based Jacobson Companies, a value-added ... [Published Logistics Management - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Newly Released Research Report on Transportation Management Systems

Download the newly released research report, “Transportation Management Systems” conducted by Peerless Research Group (PRG) on behalf of Supply Chain Management Review and Logistics Management magazines.Learn what logistic experts are saying about their ... [Published Logistics Management - 14 hours ago]
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The Future of Warehousing 2018

From cost center to growth center. Get insightful opinions on changes in the marketplace from this independent survey of warehouse personnel. Motorola Solutions examined the current warehousing marketplace in our 2013 Warehouse Vision Report, conducted ... [Published Logistics Management - 14 hours ago]
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Public LTL carriers Q2 earnings results are impressive so far

Even though not all publicly-traded less-than-truckload carriers (LTL) have posted second quarter earnings yet, the early consensus for those that have issued results is looking very good.Some common themes among LTL’s that have issued earnings to date ... [Published Logistics Management - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Senate approves surface transport funding extension but challenges remain

By John D. Schulz, Contributing Editor and Jeff Berman, Group News EditorJuly 30, 2014Following the lead of its Congressional Colleagues in the House of Representatives, the United States Senate yesterday approved a measure geared to keep federal surface ... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 30 2014]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Second quarter GDP figure is at the head of the class

In most schools, the figure 4.0 represents perfection, or, the “Gold Standard,” if you will, with straight A’s across the board (I cannot speak to this based on my own academic experience, but that is my understanding anyhow).Yesterday, the United States ... [Published Logistics Management - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

XPO sees large Q2 revenue gains, acquires New Breed Logistics and Atlantic Central Logistics

Yesterday was a busy day for non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics , as the company announced second quarter earnings and the acquisition of two companies, New Breed Logistics, a non asset-based 3PL focusing in contract logistics services, for roughly $615 ... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

CarrierDirect report points to bright outlook for freight flows for the rest of 2014

A recent report issued by Chicago-based freight transportation and logistics consultancy CarrierDirect says that freight flows have a bright outlook, following a somewhat difficult beginning to the year.The report, entitled “Outlook for the Domestic Transport ... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

FTR Shippers Conditions Index remains in a holding pattern

Following a slight improvement in its previous edition, the most recent edition of the Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR shows that current market conditions for shippers appear to be in a holding patter ... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

EU rightfully concerned about “flagging out” air cargo carriers

Flags of Convenience are a fact of life in the commercial maritime trade, but several European political action groups are worried that they will pose a threat to the Continent’s air cargo industry.The Social Dialogue Committee for Civil Aviation is now ... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

UPS second quarter revenue heads up 5.6 percent to $14.3 billion

Second quarter revenue for transportation and logistics titan UPS headed up 5.6 percent annually at $14.3 billion, while operating profit sank 57.1 percent to $747 million. Quarterly net income fell 57.6 percent to $454 million.Quarterly earnings per ... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Trucking thorn Ferro says she’s leaving FMCSA top safety post

By John D. Schulz, Contributing EditorJuly 28, 2014Anne Ferro, a ferocious advocate for greater truck safety and a constant thorn to truck drivers and some unsafe trucking fleets, says she is leaving as administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety ... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 28 2014]

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Norbert Dentressangle acquires Jacobson Companies [Published Logistics Management - 14 hours ago]
Public LTL carriers Q2 earnings results are imp... [Published Logistics Management - 14 hours ago]
The Future of Warehousing 2018 [Published Logistics Management - 14 hours ago]
Newly Released Research Report on Transportatio... [Published Logistics Management - 14 hours ago]
Second quarter GDP figure is at the head of the... [Published Logistics Management - 19 hours ago]
XPO sees large Q2 revenue gains, acquires New B... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 30 2014]
CarrierDirect report points to bright outlook f... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 30 2014]
Senate approves surface transport funding exten... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 30 2014]
EU rightfully concerned about “flagging out” ai... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 30 2014]
FTR Shippers Conditions Index remains in a hold... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 29 2014]
UPS second quarter revenue heads up 5.6 percent... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 29 2014]
Trucking thorn Ferro says she’s leaving FMCSA t... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 28 2014]
Averitt introduces quicker LTL transit times fr... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 28 2014]
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Many ways to look at same-day delivery [Published Logistics Management - Jul 23 2014]
June truck volumes are modest, reports ATA [Published Logistics Management - Jul 23 2014]
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UPS rolls out major expansion plans in Brazil [Published Logistics Management - Jul 21 2014]
PMA and ILWU contract talks suspended until mid... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 21 2014]
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