23 October 2020

UPS and FedEx lay out seasonal hiring plans for heavily anticipated Peak Season

With consumers itching to get their holiday shopping going, driven by pent-up demand and more time than usual spent at home, due to the ongoing COVID-19 […]
23 October 2020

A Labor Day good news story: Port of LA supports United Farm Workers during Covid-19 crisis

Gene Seroka, Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles observes that reaching out and assisting the United Farm Workers is directly aligned with his mission […]
23 October 2020

Political football is the real game, when it comes to assessing transportation authorization

While the National Football League’s season is ostensibly on the brink of shuttering, due to the issues related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the game of […]
23 October 2020

FTR Shippers Conditions Index at lowest level in two years

The August SCI, which is the most recent month for which data is available, came in at -1.79, which continued a recent stretch of declines, down […]
23 October 2020

Q&A: Rick MacDonald, DHL Supply Chain, President, Retail Sector, North America

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Rick MacDonald, DHL Supply Chain, President, Retail Sector, North America, about varous topics, including the COVID-19 […]
22 October 2020

Manufacturing Growth Steady: ISM

“The manufacturing community as a whole has learned to conduct business effectively and deal with the variables imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said ISM.
22 October 2020

New Report Illustrates Severity of COVID-19 Impact on Global Supply Chains

Aerospace and defense industry hardest hit thus far, but heavy impact felt across industries; continuous supply chain risk monitoring is imperative.
22 October 2020

Amazon Reveals Nearly 20,000 Workers Could Have Had COVID-19

Amazon, which employs more than 1.3 million, expects to test as many as 50,000 employees per day across 650 sites by November.
22 October 2020

COVID-19 Isn’t Cancelling the Holidays Season Says New Survey

A Deloitte survey found that while spending will be down 7%, retailers can still capitalize on consumers’ changing holiday shopping patterns.