The two are fundamentally different worlds that require quite different and diverse training, skills and spare parts inventory to be successful. There are no shortcuts to this transition.
It’s probably a pyrrhic victory, but transport interests recently gained a small victory in President Donald Trump’s growing trade war with China. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative recently ruled that 53-foot domestic containers from China have been exempt from the punishing tariff war between the world’s two largest economies.
For July, the most recent month for which data is available, the TCI was -0.28, which came in ahead of June’s -0.82 and May and April’s -2.3 and -0.64, respectively.
Rail carloads, at 252,310, fell 6.1% annually, and intermodal units, at 274,424, fell 3.5%.
Looking at consumption, order policies and purchase orders can make an impact on your operations costs and MRO budget.
Dow’s 2019 Awards for Packaging Innovation, now in its 31st year, is the industry’s longest-running independently judged packaging awards program.
Last week, I wrote about the robot uprising that is going on in the store, where retailers are using robots for a variety of tasks, including stock checks, damage control, and customer service. So, what happens when a robot cannot fulfill its responsibilities and makes too many mistakes. Well, it turns out that after getting…
Minneapolis, Minn.-based global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson said this week that it is making a major investment in innovation, advanced technologies, and talent. The driver for this stems from in-depth customer research, according to the company. The investment comes in the form of $1 billion to be allocated in technology over…
For the holiday season, FedEx said that 2019 will mark the third consecutive year it will not apply residential surcharges, with a few exceptions, including shipments that are oversized unauthorized, or require additional handling. And on the earnings side, total revenue, at $17.058 billion, was flat, and operating income, at $977 million, dipped 9%.
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