This Week in Logistics News (April 30 – May 6)

At some point, it seems we all have the need for speed. That being said, would you go over 280 MPH in a car? Better yet, would go over 280 MPH in a 3-D printed car? Well, according to Czinger, a Los Angeles-based boutique hypercar manufacturer, that is about to be a possibility. According to… Continue reading This Week in Logistics News (April 30 – May 6)

April Services PMI is off from March but still is strong, reports ISM

While coming in slightly below March’s levels, services economy activity, for the month of April, remained strong, according to the most recent edition of the Services ISM Report on Business, which was issued today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). The reading for the report’s key metric— the Services PMI (formerly the Non-Manufacturing PMI)—came… Continue reading April Services PMI is off from March but still is strong, reports ISM

April manufacturing output declines but still showing overall growth, reports ISM

While seeing a modest sequential decline, April manufacturing output remained on the right side of growth, according to the most recent edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business, which was issued today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).   The report’s key metric, the PMI, had a reading of 55.4 (a reading of 50… Continue reading April manufacturing output declines but still showing overall growth, reports ISM

This Week in Logistics News (April 23 – 29)

Have you ever had one of those mornings where you’re a little groggy and you accidentally pour orange juice into your cereal instead of milk? Cereal ruined, right? Well, maybe not. Even the orange juice specialists at Tropicana admit that OJ might not be the ideal choice for mixing with cereal, but in honor of… Continue reading This Week in Logistics News (April 23 – 29)

POLA, POLB again push back consideration of container dwell fee to April 29

The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) said late last week that they have again postponed the implementation date for their ocean carrier Container Dwell Fee, which will now not be considered until April 29. This follows previous joint announcements by POLA and POLB, whom collectively account for roughly… Continue reading POLA, POLB again push back consideration of container dwell fee to April 29

This Week in Logistics News (April 16 – 22)

This past Monday marked the first normal Boston Marathon since 2019, as the 2020 marathon was canceled due to the Covid pandemic, and the 2021 marathon was shifted to October with a smaller field. And what a race it was. In the professional women’s division, Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya and Ababel Yeshaneh of Ethiopia dropped… Continue reading This Week in Logistics News (April 16 – 22)

New Self Storage Locations – April 21, 2022

Extra Space Storage recently opened several self storage locations in various markets across the U.S., including Tempe, West Chester, and Rancho Cordova. Learn more about our newest locations below! 1540 W Yosemite Ave, Manteca, CA 5524 Pirrone Rd, Salida, CA 11055 Folsom Blvd, Rancho Cordova, CA 9225 N Oracle Rd, Oro Valley, AZ 1524 Inca… Continue reading New Self Storage Locations – April 21, 2022

This Week in Logistics News (April 9 – 15)

A couple of years ago, I mentioned that the robot uprising had reached the retail store. Well, now the uprising has reached your local coffee shop, and baristas everywhere should take notice. This week, Panera Bread announced that it would pilot Miso Robotics’ new automated coffee brewing system. Since its founding in 2016, Miso has… Continue reading This Week in Logistics News (April 9 – 15)

STB sets dates for late April hearing on railroad service

Late last week, the Surface Transportation Board (STB), an independent adjudicatory and economic-regulatory agency charged by Congress with resolving railroad rate and service disputes and reviewing proposed railroad mergers said it plans to hold public hearings later this month—on April 26-27—regarding recent rail service problems and recovery efforts relating to various Class I railroad carriers.… Continue reading STB sets dates for late April hearing on railroad service

POLA, POLB again push back consideration of container dwell fee to April 15

The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) said late last week that they have again postponed the implementation date for their ocean carrier Container Dwell Fee, which will now not be considered until April 15. This follows previous joint announcements by POLA and POLB, whom collectively account for roughly… Continue reading POLA, POLB again push back consideration of container dwell fee to April 15