When the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) met in Washington, D.C. for its recently-concluded Spring Conference, it made clear its solid support for Congressional approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
As U.S. Midwest logistics managers deal with unprecedented flooding this week, a new report on risk addresses the impact natural disasters can have on supply chains
After use of machine learning tripled in one year, more than one third of CFOs look to implement artificial intelligence, drones, robots and blockchain within the next two years.
With a March 31 deadline looming, YRC Freight, the largest subsidiary of less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider YRC Worldwide, and the Teamsters National Freight Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) announced on Thursday, March 21 that they have come to terms on a tentative agreement in principle for a new collective bargaining agreement. Details of the agreement were…
Seattle-based digital freight broker Convoy rolled out automated bidding for its Request a Load service offering, which is geared towards United States-based motor carriers. Request a Load is a key component of the Convoy app deployed by carriers and allows them to directly share preferences and get them the loads they want with less effort.
Total February volume, at 1,406,639 units, fell 3.5% compared to February 2018. Domestic containers, at 575,431, saw the largest annual decline, down 5%, and trailers, at 107,501, fell 2.3%. All domestic equipment, at 682,932, was down 4.6%. International, or ISO, containers, decreased 2.4% to 723,707.
Rail carloads, at 240,317, dropped 8.8% annually, and intermodal containers and trailers, at 260,684, were off 4.8%.
I spent the majority of this week in Las Vegas attending the Oracle Modern Business Experience conference at the Mandalay Bay. From a supply chain perspective, the conference looked into how disruptive technologies like IoT and blockchain are impacting supply chain management and the benefits and efficiencies they can add. The sessions were both informative…
The answers to some frequently asked questions about ProMat 2019.
The forum will be held Monday, April 8 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Room S102BC.