Publication: Logistics Management

First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Shippers are in a good place with diesel but need to be ready to adjust quickly for changes

While diesel prices have largely been out of the spotlight in 2014, freight transportation and logistics stakeholders always need to keep a close eye on what prices are doing, as it has a significant impact on transportation budgets and forecasting.Unlike ... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Eliminate ERP Implementation Risks

Read how others are using Business Process Modeling to implement Microsoft Dynamics AX with reduced risk. Learn how to:Focus your ERP implementation on your business not technology Centralize your knowledge management to ensure a smoother implementation ... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Rail service issues and rates are main issues in proposed STB reauthorization bill

Railroad service issues and rates, which many rail shippers deem as unreasonable, are front and center in a piece of legislation to be introduced soon by Senators Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and John Thune (R-SD), chairman and ranking member of the Senate ... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Why ocean cargo carriers may dig Nicaragua

The construction of the Interoceanic Canal of Nicaragua – or more commonly known as the “Nicaragua Grand Canal” – will get underway in December.According to Telémaco Talavera, a member of the Grand Canal Commission, ground breaking will be the first part ... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Three large institutional investors make $700 commitment to XPO Logistics

Non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics said this week that three global blue chip institutions––PSP Investments, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund called GIC, and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan–– have invested a cumulative $700 million into XPO, which ... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

August retail sales are up sequentially and annually, reports Commerce and NRF

August retail sales numbers issued today by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF) each showed sequential and annual gains.Commerce reported that August retail sales at $444.4 billion were up 0.6 percent compared ... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

AAR reports carload and intermodal volumes are up for week ending September 6

Increasing annual volumes remained intact for carload and intermodal for the week ending September 6, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).Carload volumes were up 2.7 percent at 286,002 topping the week August 9 at 301,755 and slightly ... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

FTR and Internet Truckstop team up for “big data” approach to spot market and regional trucking data

Freight transportation forecasting consultancy FTR and Internet Truckstop, an online load board service for motor carriers and shippers, this week announced a strategic industry partnership this week at FTR’s Annual Transportation Conference in India ... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Labor Management Strategies in the Warehouse

Kane is Able teamed up with top supply chain researchers, Peerless Research Group, to survey logistics executives on the strategies they employ for managing labor in the distribution center.The results of that research are summarized in this report, which ... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. retailers remain concerned about unresolved labor issues at West Coast ports

Retailers concerned by the lack of a West Coast longshoremen’s contract will continue to bring merchandise into the country at above-average levels this month but volume will drop from the record set in August, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker ... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ocean cargo carriers still getting chummy

When we predicted that the Chinese government would object to the P3 Alliance , there was speculation that China had something else on its agenda.Now comes news that China Shipping Container Line (CSCL) will join CMA CGM and United Arab Shipping Corp ... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

East Coast vs. West Coast seaports: eastern seaboard harbors the winners

Rumors of labor strikes and other supply chain disruptions are inspiring logistics executives to look toward the Eastern Seaboard. While West Coast ports remain dominant, JLL’s sixth annual Seaport Outlook shows rapid growth and demand for space by the ... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 09 2014]

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Shippers are in a good place with diesel but ne... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 15 2014]
Eliminate ERP Implementation Risks [Published Logistics Management - Sep 15 2014]
Rail service issues and rates are main issues i... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 15 2014]
Why ocean cargo carriers may dig Nicaragua [Published Logistics Management - Sep 13 2014]
Three large institutional investors make $700 c... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 12 2014]
AAR reports carload and intermodal volumes are ... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 12 2014]
FTR and Internet Truckstop team up for “big dat... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 12 2014]
August retail sales are up sequentially and ann... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 12 2014]
Labor Management Strategies in the Warehouse [Published Logistics Management - Sep 10 2014]
Ocean cargo carriers still getting chummy [Published Logistics Management - Sep 10 2014]
East Coast vs. West Coast seaports: eastern sea... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 09 2014]
U.S. retailers remain concerned about unresolve... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 09 2014]
Freight Stakeholders Coalition offers up nine p... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 09 2014]
Understanding NAFTA and its Implications for U.... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 09 2014]
Positive economic indicators lend credence to h... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 08 2014]
UPS expands southern California delivery facility [Published Logistics Management - Sep 08 2014]
Futher capacity tightness and rate hikes remain... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 08 2014]
Finally! Transportation and Trade for Everyone [Published Logistics Management - Sep 05 2014]
Panjiva reports that U.S. imports are solid fro... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 05 2014]
Non-manufacturing activity turns in strong perf... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 05 2014]
August carload and intermodal volumes are stron... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 05 2014]
The Mobile Supply Chain: Significant progress, ... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 04 2014]
23rd Annual Study of Logistics and Transportati... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 04 2014]
Diesel prices are down for the ninth straight w... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 04 2014]
enVista sets up an EMEA office in the UK [Published Logistics Management - Sep 04 2014]
ODFL raises third quarter tonnage expectations [Published Logistics Management - Sep 04 2014]
Foreign trade zones continue to drive U.S. exports [Published Logistics Management - Sep 02 2014]
Intermodal service issues persist but condition... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 02 2014]
Mixed reports on Asia Pacific crime [Published Logistics Management - Aug 29 2014]
FedEx Ground loses new legal round with labor [Published Logistics Management - Aug 27 2014]
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