Five Ways to Reduce Freight Costs with Easier Data Analytics For most shippers, the challenge to reduce freight spend isn’t about setting up cost-saving programs. It’s about gaining visibility into shipping data to support their decisions. Join us to learn how transportation-focused data analytics tools are facilitating easier decision making for shippers.
Commerce and NRF report August retail sales gains Commerce reported that August retail sales, at $509 billion, were up 0.1% compared to July and were up 6.6% annually. NRF also reported a 0.1% gain from July to August, with its data excluding automobiles, gasoline stations, and restaurants. Compared to August 2017, it reported a 5% gain, with the economy continuing to show strength amid concerns over the trade war.