South America controls about 70% of the world’s reserves of lithium, the metal used in rechargeable batteries for mobile phones and electric vehicles, but none of the infrastructure needed to put it to work.
Freight volumes and pricing are continuing to weaken in air, rail and truck markets, according to the Cass Freight Index Report for September. The additional signs of contraction suggest that an economic downturn might be in the offing.
MDG Connected Solutions recently announced that they have opened a 50,000 square foot warehousing and fulfillment facility in Crystal Lake, Illinois to manage growth and maintain customer satisfaction.
Trucker Tools LCC, which provides shipment visibility, carrier capacity management and predictive freight-matching solutions for the transportation industry, recently announced that Kingsgate Logistics Services has completed integration and gone live with Trucker Tools “Book it Now,” a new feature of the company’s cloud-based software platform that fully automates the process of booking truckload shipments with carriers.