Logistics

A Warning Sign From the World’s Biggest Shipping Line

The world’s largest container shipping line says international freight rates are reversing after climbing for most of this year, raising questions …

Economy

UPS V FedEx: Do Dividends Matter?

Warren Buffet has said dividends don’t matter, in part, because we can make our own distributions by selling a few shares at pre-set intervals. But, …

Investing

Cloud Supply Chain Management United States Market: Cloudlogix, Highjump, Infor, JDA Software Group

<b>HTF MI</b> published a new industry research that focuses on <b>Cloud Supply Chain Management</b> market and delivers in-depth market analysis and future …

Athletics

Reminding E-Commerce Customers Who Delivers

For a recent commercial, FedEx tried something unusual. It was not set in a bustling office. It did not feature one of its distinctive delivery trucks, or even a single package.<p>Instead, there was a smiling Drew Brees, quarterback of the New Orleans Saints, ringing a doorbell and waving an app in …

Business

Big-Bulks' Shipping Boom Spells Gloom in Glutted Grain Markets

Booming rates to ship iron and coal are giving grain traders a migraine.<p>The cost of moving pretty much every dry-bulk commodity -- from fertilizer to …

Economy

China goes on logistics buying spree to support ‘new Silk Road’

James Kynge in London<p>December 11, 2017<p>A push by some of China’s largest companies to dominate the global logistics industry — reinforced by …

China

The season for doorstep stealing? Shoppers vent about delivery security

Print<p>Todd Bailey is fed up with delivery companies that drop his online purchases at his door.<p>A few years ago, the Grande Prairie, Alta., resident …

Alberta

Global Forklift Market to Grow by Nearly 7% Through 2021

MRRSE<p>A new report added to the repository of Market Research Reports Search Engine “Global Market Study on Forklift Trucks: Electronic Fork Lift …

Had a package stolen off your doorstep? How people are combating ‘porch piracy’

Pleasant Hill resident Erin Miller tracks the packages she orders online, so she was surprised recently when there was no box on her doorstep shortly …

U.S. Postal Service

Your 10,000 packages arrived — and they're causing all kinds of problems

Package theft in her Chicago apartment building is so rampant, Sara Costello says, that she has begun rerouting all of her online orders to work: potting soil, knitting kits, glittered wigs and the occasional bottle of sage-scented spray.<p>It's secure — and practical, the actor and comedian says — at …

U.S. Postal Service

Does South India Need Three Trans-Shipment Ports to Compete With Colombo?

Shipping industry experts fear the proposed Enayam port, proximate to the Vizhinjam port in Trivandrum and the Vallarpadam port in Cochin, may not be …

India

Haven’t mailed your holiday packages? Here’s your need-to-know deadlines

If you have last-minute holiday mail to send, you’ve still got a little bit of time. But not much.<p>With Christmas Day creeping ever closer, Canada …

Christmas

Air cargo services launched between China's Wuhan, Chicago - Xinhua

WUHAN, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- Air cargo services have been launched between Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei province, and Chicago.<p>A B747-F …

News (China)

Tesla secures big order for its electric trucks from Anheuser-Busch

Sometimes, when something new comes along, it requires a big name to take the plunge first before everyone else gets onboard.<p>Tesla will certainly be …

Anheuser-Busch

Tesla is beginning to prove that the future of trucking may actually be electric

• <b>Food distributor Sysco has ordered 40 Tesla Semis.</b>• <b><br>Sysco joins major companies like Walmart and Anheuser-Busch as early customers for Tesla's new electric trucks.</b>• <b><br>Some were skeptical of Tesla's ability to break into the trucking industry.</b><p>Tesla just added another major client to its Semi pre-order …

Tesla

Demand for New Jersey Warehouse Space Skyrockets

The growth of online shopping, which is stretching package delivery systems across the U.S., is sparking a frenzy in New Jersey’s commercial real-estate market.<p>Despite a feverish pace of construction in recent years, tight inventories and surging demand are driving rents for New Jersey warehouse …

News (U.S.)

Budweiser Is Ditching Gas-Powered Trucks For Tesla’s Electric Semis

Beer is one of the industries most vulnerable to climate change, and to the beer industry’s credit, there’s been no debate that it’s a problem. The industry has simply gotten to work, from smaller brewers greening their whole operation to giant macrobrewers cutting out their water waste. …

Consumer Tech

Bulk Mini Cookies

Shipping Policy:<p><b>Shipping available all over Australia.</b><p>Free standard shipping for order over $70 (sub-total excluding shipping costs). Orders are …

Shopping

2017 holiday shipping: Important deadline dates you need to know

Avoid extra holiday stress by shipping your holiday gifts before these deadlines.<p>Santa's helpers at post offices and shipping centers will be working …

U.S. Postal Service

Hiring Surges as Logistics Firms Head Into the Holidays

Strong online sales spur warehouse expansion<p>By<p>Jennifer Smith<p>Jennifer Smith<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@jensmithWSJ<p>Google+<p>Jennifer.Smith@wsj.com<p>Logistics companies went on a hiring spree in November to handle the holiday surge in online shopping, adding thousands of jobs picking items off …

Amazon.com Inc

Can I Buy 7-Eleven Stock?

You may not be able to get your hands on a piece of the convenience-store giant directly, but there are some similar options that should satisfy …

Stocks

Why the Holidays Aren’t Merry for UPS and FedEx

The weeks from Black Friday to Christmas are presenting a bigger challenge than ever to package delivery companies.<p>You might expect that the holiday …

Stocks

UPS faces delays with surge of holiday packages

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Transportation and Logistics Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>UPS announced that there will be one- or two-day delays on an unspecified number of online orders the logistics giant is delivering during this holiday …

eCommerce

UPS union concerned about 70-hour work week as holiday deliveries spike

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Unprecedented online orders the week after Thanksgiving left web-based retailers smiling and delivery services stressing.<p>Some …

Transportation

Pain Relief Patches Market Research Key Players, Industry Overview, Supply Chain and Analysis to 2017-2023

The <b>Pain Relief Patches Market</b> Global Market Status & Trend Report 2013-2023 Top 20 Countries Including Enabling Technologies, Key Trends, Market …

Pain

The Panama Canal Is Now a Major Problem for U.S. Shale

It seemed at the time like a somewhat random, and amazingly fortuitous, coincidence.<p>Just as the Panama Canal was unveiling a new, fatter set of …

Why You Have a Delivery Confirmation and No Package From Amazon

So you ordered that cool new doodad from Amazon and it was supposed to arrive today, but it didn’t. Yet you’ve been sent a delivery confirmation …

3 Top Freight and Logistics Stocks to Buy Now

With e-commerce taking off, it's time you consider buying these top freight and logistics stocks.<p>It's time to load up on freight and logistics stocks …

Stocks

A Marketing Team's Success Is Only As Good As The Company's Supply Chain Management Process

As a marketer, you most likely think that the supply chain management process has nothing to do with you. That’s another department’s focus. You just hope that what they do doesn’t create a marketing nightmare for your team. However, an issue in the supply chain <i>can</i> sometimes turn into a PR …

India's Future Supply Chain Solutions $101 mln IPO sees strong demand

MUMBAI, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Indian logistics provider Future Supply Chain Solution Ltd's initial public offering (IPO) of shares to raise up to 6.5 …