Yesterday, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released the findings of its 2013 update to the operational costs of trucking. According to a news release, the ATRI’s research tracks trucking costs from 2008 through 2012. Fleets participating in the study provide the data. This includes their financial and operational data. The report provides carriers with an important high-level benchmarking tool and government agencies with real-world data for future infrastructure improvement analyses.
CSCMP's State of Logistics Report Finds Intermodal, 3PL Logistics Play Increasing Role in Freight Movement
Increased transportation costs and tightened trucking capacity are generating more opportunities for third-party logistics companies and intermodal freight transportation.
With the supply chain serving as an important forecasting tool to gauge the health of the U.S. economy, the 23rd Annual State of Logistics Report®, introduced by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and presented by Penske Logistics, will make its debut on June 13 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
A double-dip recession may be impacting the U.S. economy by year’s end or early 2012 according to at least one nationally renowned economist in the transportation industry.
Underscoring its commitment to encouraging industry thought leadershipPenske Logistics is once again sponsoring the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Global Conference. This year’s conference takes place October 2 - 5 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in the City of Brotherly Love – Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A.