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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
Posted on 08/26 at 09:38 AM
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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
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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.
Posted on 08/16 at 03:52 PM
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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
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Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Communication – whether it be technological or interpersonal – is the key to advancing every port’s agenda
Posted on 08/06 at 06:50 PM
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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.
Posted on 08/05 at 08:42 AM
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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

With both China and India losing ground within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) this past year, it appears that tiny Singapore is regaining business from U.S. multinationals seeking a stable shipping and sourcing alternative.
Posted on 07/30 at 12:03 PM
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Monday, July 29, 2013

An expert offers up advice for shippers regarding how to deal with rising diesel costs.
Posted on 07/29 at 09:30 AM
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Monday, July 22, 2013

It has only been barely three weeks since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) new motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) rules took effect. Before the July 1 effective date, there was (and still remains really) much speculation and conjecture surrounding exactly what the impact of the new rules is or will eventually turn out to be.
Posted on 07/22 at 09:19 AM
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Monday, July 15, 2013

Despite a promising start this year, U.S. exports are failing to gain the traction needed for sustainable long-term growth.
Posted on 07/15 at 08:07 AM
BlogsOcean FreightLogisticsTransportationPermalink


Friday, July 12, 2013

In the not-so-distant past the great cargo seaports in our global marketplace were fairly fixed destinations, with little incentive to change.
Posted on 07/12 at 03:01 PM
BlogsOcean FreightLogisticsTransportationPermalink


Thursday, July 11, 2013

Even if a sales tax is applied for online purchases, the e-commerce supply chain will likely emerge unscathed.
Posted on 07/11 at 07:08 AM
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Monday, July 08, 2013

Seasonally adjusted employment data released last week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that staffing firms added 9,500 new jobs from May to June (up 0.4%).
Posted on 07/08 at 04:08 PM
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New Department of Transportation Secretary will need to hit the ground running in order to best address the myriad tasks at hand in his new gig.
Posted on 07/08 at 09:16 AM
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Sunday, July 07, 2013

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Seaport Index traces port success to infrastructure improvements, connectivity, availability of distribution center space, and proximity to population density
Posted on 07/07 at 08:23 PM
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