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.
Thursday, November 07, 2013
The United States Department of Commerce said this week that the advance estimate for third quarter GDP is 2.8 percent, up from 2.5 percent in the second quarter. Some estimates pegged the GDP number to come in roughly 0.5 percent less than it would have, had there not been a shutdown. On the surface, it is fair to assume that number is not terrible, given the many head fakes thrown at consumers in this new and apparently permanent era of government dysfunction.
Monday, November 04, 2013
There has been no shortage of feedback from shippers and carriers regarding the new changes to the motor carrier hours-of-service regulations that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued in July.
Posted on 11/04 at 11:00 AM
Friday, November 01, 2013
The recent progress made in transport infrastructure legislation speaks volumes about the cooperation of logistics and supply chain community stakeholders. They, too, seem to reading from the same sheet of music on this issue.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Things are nowhere near perfect when it comes to solutions for transportation funding and how to make things better. But even with the angst and the related risks in today’s political sphere, it is clear that some baby steps toward some type of progress are actually happening, albeit at a very slow pace.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Now shippers can obtain additional perspective with The 21st edition of the leading third-party logistics providers guide, "Who’s Who in Logistics"
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Next week, the LM editorial staff will be pushing off to Denver for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference.
Posted on 10/17 at 09:00 AM
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum leaders met in Bali, Indonesia this month to build upon the progress made so far by the World Trade Organization to reduce tariffs in the region’s least developed countries. The promising theme was “Resiliant Asia-Pacific, Engine for Global Growth.”
Posted on 10/17 at 08:46 AM
Monday, October 14, 2013
As the Caribbean Basin gains more attention as a logistical hub, Florida’s ports will become key business partners.