Friday, January 31, 2014
Since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) formally rolled out its new trucking Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations, and in advance of their debut really, there has been and remains a large amount of differing opinions about why these rules were needed, if they really took into account the day-to-day travails of trucking, and, of course, the safety reasons that came with these new rules.
Posted on 01/31 at 06:09 AM
Thursday, January 30, 2014
According to research published recently by CDP and Accenture, companies are increasingly recognizing climate risk in their supply chains. But investment in emissions reductions programs is going down.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
When the commercial real estate service Cushman & Wakefield released its year-end national market research data this week, some important regional advantages were outlined in detail.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle just announced maritime industry leader John C. Driscoll as the Port’s new Director of Maritime.
After YRC's Teamsters shoot down management's proposal for further wage and benefits cuts, stakeholders wonder if and when customer defections could begin.
Posted on 01/15 at 05:00 AM
YRC Worldwide •
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
With a new year here, it is always good to look at the big picture when it comes to figuring out the economy, which has become an annual event, not to mention an ostensible exercise in futility, too, at times.
Posted on 01/07 at 08:09 AM
Thursday, December 19, 2013
As the year draws down to a close, my inbox sees some e-mails with common refrains regarding what is happening “next” as in next year or “things to keep an eye on, or something along those lines.
Friday, December 13, 2013
No matter how many ways it is sliced and diced, one thing is certain when it comes to truck driver turnover: it is a difficult situation that has been going on for years and does not truly show any meaningful signs of abating, at least for now.
Posted on 12/13 at 07:23 AM
Driver Shortage •
Monday, December 09, 2013
Recent developments demonstrate that the World Trade Organization is not such a dysfunctional entity after all.
Posted on 12/09 at 09:46 AM
Global Trade •
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
It comes as no surprise that shale gas has the potential to play a key role in the domestic freight transportation landscape.
Posted on 12/04 at 09:26 AM
shale energy •
Monday, November 25, 2013
A student team fielded by the University of North Texas (UNT) won the Intermodal Association of North America’s (IANA) third annual Intermodal Challenge, earning national recognition for their university through IANA’s growing young professionals development program.
Friday, November 22, 2013
It is hard not to write about the new motor carrier Hours-of-Service regulations that took effect on July 1 when there are so many parties that, quite simply, loathe them.
Posted on 11/22 at 09:14 AM
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Houston is the tenth-largest port in the world by volume, and is playing an increasingly important role in America’s rebirth as a producer of energy-related exports
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Direct physical losses from disasters are not only following a steady upward path, but are also rising more rapidly than regional GDP
Monday, November 11, 2013
The U.S. military lost little time in responding to Typhoon Haiyan with humanitarian relief. But not all the associated challenges are related to logistics.