Logistics and Supply Chain
Rail Resolution in Charleston, S.C., Creates a Win-Win
A settlement among the South Carolina Department of Commerce, its Division of Public Railways and the city…
Warehousing and Distribution: Looking Beyond Cost ReductionsNovember 12, 2012
Get Ready to Manage the Logistics Chain Disruptions
There are numerous disruptive trends that are reshaping fleet management, transportation and supply chain operations. More stringent regulations and advanced technology are examples that are making more companies look for unique and innovative ways to re-think their processes and gain advantage by leveraging the infrastructure and focused expertise of…
Rail is Vital Link in Supply Chain Strategies
Caption:A double-stack CSX intermodal train crosses the Bear Mountain Bridge on the northern portion of the CSX River Line, which runs from North Bergen, New Jersey to Selkirk, New York. Photo: CSX
Trucks shoulder most U.S. freight – but rail and intermodal transportation is on the rise, and…
Logistics and Supply Chain Sector Rebounds
Caption: FECR provides reliable, flexible and safe end-to-end intermodal rail solutions to customers, reaching 70 percent of the U.S. population in four days or less. Photo: Florida East Coast Railway
By Mark Kleszczewski
Costs rise, but logistics sector moves forward.
Logistics is often undervalued by those outside…
Intermodal Sector Ups Its Game
By Rachel Duran
Advances at intermodal developments boost supply chain efficiencies.
“Railroads are pushing and pushing to develop intermodal sites across the country,” says Tim Feemster, managing principal Foremost Quality Logistics, a supply chain consultancy based in Dallas. The results of the efforts are playing out throughout North America as…
U.S. Rail Intermodal Volumes Surge
By Rachel Duran
A continued trucking capacity crunch sends more freight to intermodal operations.
The roadways of the United States are dominated by tractor-trailer traffic — 75 percent of freight that moves, moves on a truck. Beset by a number of economic and regulatory pressures, trucking companies are dealing with…