Archive for Freight TSI Index

This Week in Logistics News (July 8-12, 2013)

My cousin Lenny shared this photo on Facebook (the boys are not us, although the socks and shorts look familiar) with the following comment: “If u know about this game, u lived a great childhood.” The photo brought back so many great memories of my summers in Brooklyn — the concrete heat, the boombox music, the bloody scraped knees…and when it got hot, we grabbed the monkey wrench, opened the johnny pump, and took turns […]

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This Week in Logistics News (June 10-14, 2013)

I’m short on time this morning, so let’s go straight to the news. Transplace Updates, Enhances TMS Freight Allocation Module 2.0 Infor Delivers Automotive Innovation Throughout The Value Chain Wal-Mart buys a ‘predictive analytics’ firm (Internet Retailer) Google finalizing $1.3 billion deal for mapping company Waze (Reuters) Con-way Freight Announces 2013 General Rate Increase Freight Shipments Fell 1.2% in April from March Retailers Remain Cautious On Merchandise Imports U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of […]

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This Week in Logistics News (April 8-12, 2013)

I’m on borrowed time this morning, so without delay, here’s the news that caught my attention this week: Freight Shipments Rose 1.2% in February from January Cass Truckload Linehaul Index Retail Imports To Increase 2.7 Percent In April WTO cuts 2013 trade forecast, sees protectionist threat (Reuters) First Fully-Automated Freight Broker buytruckload.com Welcomes Shippers of All Sizes IAS ChassisManager™ Implements Product Changes and Onboards New Ocean Carrier Partners Oracle Announces New In-Memory Applications and Faster […]

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This Week in Logistics News (February 11-15, 2013)

Back in November 2008, I shared with you my fear of asteroids– see “All Greened Out (Until the Asteroid Comes).” Since then, various asteroids and meteors have come “near” our planet, but I suspect most people have been too busy with other things to notice or care. Well, this morning, according to a CNN report, “a meteor streaked through the skies above Russia’s Urals region Friday morning, before exploding with a flash and boom that […]

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This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2012)

The kids are all excited because we’re going to the circus tonight. But when you have four young kids running around the house, it’s a circus every night for me and my wife, with animals and clowns included. In the news this week… Wal-Mart Delivery Service Says to Amazon: ‘Bring It’ (Wall Street Journal) FedEx to Park Old Trucks, Planes in Revamp (Wall Street Journal) Freight Shipments Fell 0.6% in August from July Retail Container […]

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