Logistics Holds Up Well for Agility as Aviation Crisis Bites

Logistics Business Magazine

This was driven by strong Contract Logistics, Project Logistics, and Air Freight results, as well as a sharp focus on containing costs. Net revenue increased in Contract Logistics, Project Logistics, and Air Freight, but fell in Ocean Freight and Fairs & Events.

Unusual times for breakbulk, says 3PLs

Now, That's Logistics

Current volatility makes it difficult to forecast what the markets might look like five years from now,” says Frank Guzman, director, project logistics for CH Robinson. He goes on to say: “Steel tariffs are already impacting the decisions our customers are making, not only for projects in the pipeline, but also those that are already in motion. This article originally appeared in Breakbulk – you can read the original article here.

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An interview with Norm Jerome: BP

AIMMS

Around 2004 we started a project to migrate an existing tool for planning for the BP Petrochemical Aromatics business over to AIMMS. This was our first big project with AIMMS in Petrochemicals. When the rail team was using their own spreadsheets for fleet management, it was difficult to integrate their projections with the production & shipping schedules. You mentioned that you now use AIMMS for capital planning, fleet planning, production planning and scheduling.

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Trump signs new budget deal, ending brief government shutdown

247 Customs Broker

Then in October Trump reportedly dismissed the idea of public-private partnership funding for infrastructure projects, leaving analysts and the transportation industry at large to wonder where the remaining $800 billion would come from. During his first State of the Union speech to the nation in late January, Trump called on Congress to develop legislation that would generate at least $1.5 U.S.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act & F.A.S.T and US Infrastructure Facts

Cerasis

The new Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) for federal highway funding provides National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) permitting streamlining for infrastructure projects. The FAST Act establishes an interagency council, requires permitting timetables and creates a public on-line "dashboard" to track projects. 4, 2015, provides long-term funding certainty for surface transportation projects and also contains a broader set of permit streamlining reforms.