According to figures, the Panama Canal transited a total of 13,548 vessels during its FY17, representing a 3.3% increase compared to totals the year before.
November 3, 2017
Following the close of its 2017 fiscal year (FY17), the Panama Canal, Panama City, Panama, announced that the waterway welcomed a record 403.8 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS) of cargo in FY17, the largest amount of annual tonnage ever transited in its 103-year history.
The 3.7-acre facility is located minutes from JAXPORT’s North Jacksonville terminals and offers flexible short- and long-term outdoor storage options for a variety of cargo.
October 27, 2017
JAXPORT partner North Florida Warehouse FTZ, a division of JZ Expedited Logistics, Jacksonville, Fla., received permission to operate what is said to be Foreign Trade Zone No. 64’s first outdoor storage facility.
The driver shortage eased in 2016 to roughly 36,500, down from 2015’s shortfall of 45,000.
October 26, 2017
American Trucking Associations (ATA), Arlington, Va., released the findings of his latest report into the driver shortage, warning the trucking industry could be short 50,000 drivers by the end of 2017.
Enterprises are anticipating significant barriers to adoption, and are looking to strategize against those issues by creating a new C-suite position.
October 11, 2017
Nearly 80% of enterprises are investing today in artificial intelligence (AI), but one in three business leaders believe their company will need to invest more over the next 36 months to keep pace with competitors, according to a survey conducted by Vanson Bourne, UK, on behalf of Teradata, Dayton, Ohio.
The grant, given to Manuel Rossetti, professor of industrial engineering at the University of Arkansas, supports research that transforms science and engineering studies into practical solutions that help the business community.
September 15, 2017
Supply chain management isn’t typically an area that would receive funding from the U.S. government's National Science Foundation (NSF), Arlington, Va.
The manufacturing industry's innovation emphasis will move toward the development of new product-related services, supply chain improvements and innovative business models to create new competitive advantages over the next five years.
September 7, 2017
Nearly 90% of senior manufacturing industry executives predict that the competitive importance and pace of innovation will increase significantly as companies deepen their adoption of Manufacturing 4.0 (M4.0) technologies, according to results from the latest “Innovation in Manufacturing” research survey.