Failure to comply with domestic and international customs regulations can have a huge impact on the bottom line.
It is essential to have damage prevention measures in place for racking systems to avoid employee injury and minimize loss.
Employers must ensure that employees with disabilities are treated with respect.
Telematics technology can bring improved operational visibility to fleet management.
Retailers need new technologies and capabilities to operate in a new omni-channel world.
Mid-Atlantic manufacturers are expanding at a faster pace this month. Employment picked up strongly. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said its index of general business activity covering the regional factory sector increased to 7.5 in April from 5.0 in March.
Manufacturing activity in New York shrank in April for the first time in four months, a sign that the strong dollar and sluggish consumer spending may be holding back factories.
North American shipment volume and expenditures rose again in March as shipments picked up significantly from the West Coast ports. The U.S. and global economies did not grow as much as expected in the first quarter, but freight movement in the U.S. continues to strengthen.
Although interest in alternative fuels has cooled down a bit as diesel prices have dropped, supporters of dimethyl ether, or DME, still believe the alternative fuel has a bright future.