United States-bound waterborne shipments in December capped a record-breaking year for global trade, according to data issued this week by global trade intelligence firm Panjiva. December shipments, at 1,053,009, marked an 8.8% annual increase, and full-year 2018 shipments, at 12,346,524, were up 6.4% annually, setting single-month and full-year records in the process.
While the changes occurring within the supply chain are, at times, in tandem with the rapid growth of e-commerce and technology, how companies approach things like their distribution networks and industrial building design is fundamentally changing. That was a key thesis of a new research report issued by Chicago-based commercial real estate broker JLL.
United States-bound waterborne shipments in December capped a record-breaking year for global trade, according to data issued this week by global trade intelligence firm Panjiva.
Service After the Sale: Looking Beyond Acquisition Costs
Trucker Tools LLC, provider of trip planning, shipment visibility and freight matching solutions, said that Schneider Transportation Management is now using various offerings from Trucker Tools in order to support its growing carrier network and freight brokerage operations.
Benefits for logistics/operations managers, CFOs, and COOs all lead to safer workplaces, lower costs, and happier customers.
Rail carloads, at 266,240, headed up 10.3%, and intermodal containers and trailers, at 503,231, increased 5.3%.
Tuesday, January 15 marked the tenth anniversary of the dramatic landing of US Airways Flight 1549. I happen to be in New York for NRF on that day, so not surprisingly I saw a lot of media coverage. Shortly after takeoff, the Airbus A320 hit a flock of geese and lost all engine power. The…
Hedehusene, Denmark-based global 3PL DSV said this week that it confirmed that it made “an indicative and private proposal” to the board of directors of Basel, Switzerland-based global 3PL and airfreight forwarder Panalpina to acquire the company. DSV made these comments in response to Panalpina’s January 16 announcement that it received an unsolicited, non-binding proposal…
The Ocean Alliance, a collective ocean carrier concern comprised of COSCO Shipping, CMA CGM, Evergreen Marine, and Orient Overseas Container Line Limited (OOCL) introduced a new offering this week, entitled the Ocean Alliance Day 3 Product.