Category Archives: News

2009 Third Party Logistics Study Released

Just like for many of our affiliated third party logistics providers, it is important to track key industry trends, innovative progresses and the viewpoints from 3PL customers. From 3PL Wire, we have found the following article summarizing this recognized industry study. Read … Continue reading

ISM: Manufacturing finally growing

After 18 consecutive months of contracting, the manufacturing sector posted growth for the sector in August, according to the latest report from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). Norbert Ore, chair of ISM’s Manufacturing Business Survey Committee, said his reaction … Continue reading

Transportation infrastructure: DOT’s LaHood calls for immediate 18-month highway reauthorization bill

With the Highway Trust Fund again facing the prospect of running out of money, Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood called on Congress to propose an immediate 18-month highway reauthorization bill that would replenish the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). The … Continue reading

Green logistics: Senate EPW Committee passes ‘Climate Change’ bill

S. 1733 the Clean Jobs and American Power Act-more commonly known as the “Climate Change” bill-was passed by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) by an 11-1 vote late last week. This bill, which was introduced by … Continue reading

Trade via the US west coast showed few signs of recovering in April, according to the latest container statistics from leading gateway ports

Trade via the US west coast showed few signs of recovering in April, according to the latest container statistics from leading gateway ports. The Port of Los Angeles saw throughput drop over 12% in April year-on-year to 532,124teu, while the … Continue reading