Wednesday, April 18, 2012
It is no surprise that when it comes to freight transportation market share, trucking leads the pack. But what can be surprising is by how much of a margin the trucking sector outpaces its freight transportation brethren. This was prominently highlighted in the 2012 edition of the American Trucking Associations “ATA American Trucking Trends,” which the ATA released this week.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Mc-Kinney Moeller, the visionary leader of A.P. Moller-Maersk, passed on this week at the age of 98 leaving a proud legacy of unprecedented achievement
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
If you are a shipper hoping that diesel prices will start heading down after being above the $4 per gallon mark over the last several weeks, you may need to temper your expectations. The latest reason for this sentiment comes from the United States Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) in its recently updated Short-Term Energy Outlook.
Posted on 04/11 at 09:09 AM
Diesel Prices •
Saturday, April 07, 2012
Mexican President Felipe Calderón visits Cuba this week, signaling greater hemispheric cooperation with the “closed loop” economy of the tiny island nation
Posted on 04/07 at 09:29 AM
Global Trade •
Monday, April 02, 2012
There is a growing sense of optimism for the upcoming peak season. This could be viewed with skeptical eyes by many freight industry transportation stakeholders, given that a real peak has truly failed to materialize in a meaningful way for at least four years running, if not more.
Saturday, March 31, 2012
CFOs continue to see solid signs of the economic recovery in U.S. manufacturing.
Monday, March 26, 2012
The topic of Congress getting its act together and passing a transportation bill was a focal point of President Obama’s Weekly Radio Address yesterday.
Friday, March 23, 2012
Flags of Convenience should be reigned in to provide more opportunity for U.S. mariners
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
With little chance of a new federal surface transportation bill getting signed into law before March 31, when the eighth continuing resolution of SAFETEA-LU expires, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee will introduce a thee-month extension.
When one of the world’s largest cargo vessels enters San Francisco Bay today, shippers will witness a new era also being ushered in
Monday, March 19, 2012
The International Air Transport Association is urging U.S. policy makers to improve aviation competitiveness by easing the tax and regulatory burdens on the airline industry.
Posted on 03/19 at 09:23 AM
Air Freight •
Air Cargo •
Friday, March 16, 2012
For those of you that thought the House would take up the recently-passed two-year, $109 billion Senate transportation bill, MAP-21, upon returning from recess next week, you will have to keep waiting.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Members of the North American warehouse-based third-party logistics industry will gather during the International Warehouse Logistics Association 2012 Convention & Expo, March 18-20, 2012, at the Fairmont San Francisco.
Posted on 03/14 at 04:16 PM
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
“Regional cooperation” was gaining traction as a marketing tool for U.S. seaports seeking to aggregate vessel calls in the past. But a recent development suggests that it may have been just so much happy talk.