The trucking industry on Thursday backed a new plan to raise fuel taxes to replenish a sagging Highway Trust Fund but urged lawmakers to keep working on a long-term solution to fixing America's roads and transit systems.
Delays Mount in Retrieving Cargo at the Ports Apparel News Truck drivers are waiting as long as five to six hours to pick up cargo at some terminals at the Port of Los Angeles. The delay to haul out cargo is caused by a number of factors.
E-commerce growth and a wide range of services helped FedEx yesterday report buoyant earnings, above analyst expectations. Fourth-quarter revenue totalled $11.8bn, up from $11.4bn in the previous year, with net income at $730m. Full year revenues were $45.6bn and net income $2.1bn. The ground segment, which supports online trading, saw an 8% rise in fourth-quarter volumes, and revenue was up 2%. Freight, meanwhile, saw a 12% rise in revenue, as weight grew ...Read the full article...
Can Indian Railways make the leap as a logistics provider? Business Standard Indian Railways' plan to set up the Logistics Corporation of India - a proposed one-stop solution for all its logistics needs - may soon get the nod of the Union cabinet.
Today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released its 25th Annual “State of Logistics Report®, presented by Penske Logistics. The report reveals that total U.S. business logistics costs in 2013 rose to $1.39 trillion, a 2.3 percent increase from the previous year.
WantChinaTimes More Chinese firms eye potential of cold chain logistics WantChinaTimes The fresh food e-commerce sector is expected to post rapid growth over the next five years as several enterprises in China have made investments in the sector,...
Lineage Logistics to build cold storage facility in Charleston Charleston Regional Business Lineage Logistics plans to break ground next month on a 340,000-square-foot cold storage distribution facility in the Palmetto Commerce Park, according to a...
Last week the North American 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum in Chicago took place. Procter & Gamble’s Julio Nemeth, SVP of Product Supply, spoke about P&G’s supply chain initiatives. He had some interesting things to say: They are now using demand sensing data in fairly sophisticated ways, such as the [...]
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East Yorkshire-based Bee Health has won £15m of contracts to “reshore” work previously based in China, India and the US. The Bridlington-based company convinced global customers that it could offer better quality and flexibility of supply by
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