Mobile technology offers flexible, affordable solutions for supply chain operations.
Implementing tools and processes that enable better shipment visibility and control of in-transit inventory helps improve vendor partner management.
Energy companies have responded to the escalating cost of doing business by looking for savings in the indirect material supply chain. As a result, many are struggling to optimize maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) functions.
Ocean shipping lines have made significant progress to optimize operations, leading to reduced costs and environmental impact.
Automating supplier payments through commercial cards helps companies facilitate their payment process.
The situation in Ukraine remains fluid and, with events moving quickly, very little is certain. At present, the US and EU appear committed to achieving a non-military solution to the ongoing crisis.
At an April 10 Surface Transportation Board hearing, Paul Gutierrez, representing Consumers United for Rail Equity, said delays have shortchanged G&Ts on coal shipments, leading them to truck in coal or replace the power with more expensive alternatives.
The Federal Railroad Administration said it will issue a proposed rule requiring two-person crews on freight trains carrying crude oil and establish a minimum crew size for most freight and passenger trains.
The amount of freight carried by the nation’s for-hire transportation industry rose 1.2% in February from January, rising after two consecutive monthly declines, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Freight Transportation Services Index.