Publication: Logistics Management

First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Publicly-traded Q3 LTL carrier results are solid so far

As was the case for the second quarter, third quarter earnings results for publicly-traded less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers are again strong.Signs of solid earnings results from carriers that have posted earnings to date include tonnage increases, gains ... [Published Logistics Management - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

UPS releases holiday season delivery forecast

On UPS’s third quarter earnings call last week, the Atlanta-based transportation and logistics bellwether said that it expects December shipments to be up 11 percent annually.Today the company offered up more specifics regarding its holiday delivery ... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

DAT analyst expects holiday season to come with a stocking stuffer of higher freight rates

While the holiday season is known to bring good tidings and cheer to all, it may also come with another thing that is not so pleasant: higher rate freights.That was the thesis of a commentary written by Mark Montague, industry pricing analyst and chief ... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Difficult market factors remain in effect for shippers, according to FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index

Key market metrics in the form of capacity and rates appear to be continuing to work against shippers, according to the most recent edition of the Shippers Condition Index (SCI) from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR.FTR describes the SCI as ... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

With projections at record high levels, UPS and FedEx prep for another hectic holiday season

Every year, some numbers within forecasts get bigger and bigger. Numbers that are no exception to that are the holiday-related forecasts issued around this time of year by industry bellwethers FedEx and UPS.It stands to reason that a fairly high percentage ... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Diesel prices drop to lowest level since 2011, reports EIA

The average price per gallon fell 2.1 cents to $3.635 per gallon for its seventh consecutive weekly decline, with weekly prices not having seen an increase since the week of June 23, when the weekly average headed up 3.7 cents to $3.919 per gallon.On ... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Learning to speak the language of the supply chain

MHI and our industry are in transition as materials handling’s profile is raised in the supply chain. The challenge is learning to speak the language of supply chain managers.Four walls and two windows. That was a marketing slogan created by Dematic a ... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

LTL carriers are rolling out general rate increases again

By John D. Schulz, Contributing Editor and Jeff Berman, Group News EditorOctober 28, 2014The time has come again for less-than-truckload (LTL) general rate increases (GRI), with various carriers recently announced their respective rate hikes in recent ... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Port of Oakland reports record volumes for September

September was the busiest month at the Port of Oakland in more than a year. According to port spokesmen, Oakland handled 207,412 containers at its marine terminals last month.  That was the most since August 2013 when 209,138 boxes were received.Imports ... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

UPS brings early cheer to stakeholders with earnings report

UPS today announced diluted earnings per share of $1.32 for the third quarter 2014, a 13.8% improvement over the prior year period. Operating profit increased 8.3%, resulting from balanced growth across all three segments.Daily packages in the U.S. were ... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Truck growth paces U.S.-NAFTA freight in August, reports BTS

The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that U.S. trade with its North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico increased 4.4 percent from August 2013 to August 2014 at $100.6 ... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

September POLA and POLB volumes impress with holiday shopping season coming soon

With the holidays rapidly approaching, it appears retailers are not quite done getting inventory set up and on the shelves in time for what is expected to be a fairly active shopping season. That much was evident based on recent data for September volumes ... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 23 2014]

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Publicly-traded Q3 LTL carrier results are soli... [Published Logistics Management - 17 hours ago]
DAT analyst expects holiday season to come with... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 29 2014]
UPS releases holiday season delivery forecast [Published Logistics Management - Oct 29 2014]
With projections at record high levels, UPS and... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 28 2014]
Learning to speak the language of the supply chain [Published Logistics Management - Oct 28 2014]
Diesel prices drop to lowest level since 2011, ... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 28 2014]
Difficult market factors remain in effect for s... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 28 2014]
LTL carriers are rolling out general rate incre... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 28 2014]
Port of Oakland reports record volumes for Sept... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 27 2014]
UPS brings early cheer to stakeholders with ear... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 24 2014]
Truck growth paces U.S.-NAFTA freight in August... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 24 2014]
Transportation and logistics M&A activity sees ... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 23 2014]
September POLA and POLB volumes impress with ho... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 23 2014]
Global trade growth down from August to Septemb... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 23 2014]
Seasonally-adjusted truck tonnage volumes for S... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 22 2014]
You can optimize your supply chain every day! [Published Logistics Management - Oct 22 2014]
CP-CSX merger talks are dead but the topic of r... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 22 2014]
UPS raises 2015 rates earlier than usual [Published Logistics Management - Oct 22 2014]
The Internet of Things & Big Data: What You Nee... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 22 2014]
Armstrong advises 3PLs to gear up for 2015 [Published Logistics Management - Oct 21 2014]
20-year battle over strengthening entry level t... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 21 2014]
Port of Long Beach gives shippers more “free ti... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 20 2014]
Transpacific ocean carriers to charge shippers ... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 20 2014]
FedEx Ground independent contractor case appear... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 20 2014]
AAR reports carload and intermodal volumes are ... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 17 2014]
STB to require Class I railroads to provide wee... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 16 2014]
DAT reports another record month of spot market... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 16 2014]
Fed Ex, Con-way battling inroads by Teamsters u... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 16 2014]
CSX reports record third quarter earnings [Published Logistics Management - Oct 15 2014]
Retail sales dip in September, according to Com... [Published Logistics Management - Oct 15 2014]
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