Monday, September 23, 2013
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners recently voted in favor of port staff’s recommendation to eliminate a never-used container fee created nearly six years ago to help finance major rail, highway and bridge improvement projects.
Posted on 09/23 at 03:08 PM
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
These short 5 questions address the business basics, or essential questions that a shipper should be able to answer for every carrier they use.
Posted on 09/18 at 04:40 PM
In case you did not notice, Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx recently announced that the DOT’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) 2013 program received roughly $474 million for 52 transportation projects in 37 states.
Posted on 09/18 at 08:47 AM
Friday, September 13, 2013
Four global shipping industry organizations are calling on the International Maritime Organization to approve a “carefully negotiated and crafted compromise” this fall that aims to address the problem of misdeclared cargo container weights
Posted on 09/13 at 11:06 AM
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Large companies in North America and Europe are now losing over 250,000 jobs each year in IT, finance, and other key business services areas
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
On this day of remembrance and tribute for those who lost their lives in terrorist attacks, logistics professionals may also reflect upon some of the steps taken to prevent a similar event from taking place on our soil again.
Posted on 09/11 at 09:13 AM
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
It appears that there are some encouraging things happening on the economic front that maybe, just maybe, could be cause for some long-term optimism.
Posted on 09/10 at 10:16 AM
Port Tracker •
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
With the triennial ICAO Global Assembly convening in Montreal later this month, the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is placing a new emphasis on its strong support for a global solution to aviation emissions.
Posted on 09/04 at 03:06 PM
Air Cargo •
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Taking a quick look at what has happened in the logistics world this year...so far.
Posted on 09/03 at 09:57 AM
Monday, August 26, 2013
Some of the biggest gains in U.S. exports due to a widening U.S. production-cost advantage over leading European nations and Japan are likely to be seen in chemicals, machinery, and transportation equipment, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Not long ago, we heard a lot about an improving housing market and automotive sales on the rise, which clearly both bode well for economic growth. Both these developments are still occurring, which is great, but it is still not close to being good enough, is it?
Posted on 08/20 at 07:21 AM
Friday, August 16, 2013
Matson, Inc. had another solid quarter, driven by continuing strength in its Hawaii trade, modest volume gains in its other trade lanes and a better result in Logistics. And while most “mega” carriers lost money this year, this specialized one found a way to make some.
Monday, August 12, 2013
Major shippers still focus on speed-to-market and eliminating waste in the supply chain,” said Foster Finley, managing director at AlixPartners and head of its Logistics & Distribution Practice
Posted on 08/12 at 04:21 PM
Supply Chain •
Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Communication – whether it be technological or interpersonal – is the key to advancing every port’s agenda
Monday, August 05, 2013
Following the tragic event on July 6 in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, when a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train carrying crude oil derailed, resulting in a massive explosion and 47 casualties, Transport Canada, the Canadian equivalent of the United States Department of Transportation, issued an emergency directive designed to increase rail safety.