Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Each year the Agriculture Transportation Coalition surveys a broad and diverse cross-section of the U.S. agriculture and forest products exporters and importers, from all geographic locations, of virtually all dry and refrigerated products, via dry and refrigerated container, to determine the ocean carrier performance
Monday, June 25, 2012
Governments, shipping organizations, companies, ship owners and all other parties concerned are invited to promote and celebrate the day in an appropriate and meaningful manner.
Posted on 06/25 at 09:01 AM
Ocean Cargo •
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Transportation leaders in the House and Senate say progress is being made on a new transportation bill.
Posted on 06/21 at 03:11 PM
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Even as the global recession has forced cutbacks in government spending, other countries continue to invest significantly more than the U.S. to expand and update their transportation networks
Monday, June 18, 2012
Beacon Economics is reporting some encouraging news for Golden State shippers…especially on the job front
Posted on 06/18 at 05:43 AM
Friday, June 15, 2012
DayFund.org is a website that presents donation opportunities to those who wish to help cure cancer and serves as a matchmaker for donors and cancer research centers.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Proponents of intermodal transportation often point to fuel savings as a significant benefit of leveraging intermodal for moving freight.
Thursday, June 07, 2012
Airlines for America is joining Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in resistance to the application of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme
Posted on 06/07 at 08:09 AM
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
With stalled new job growth and stagnant increases in worker compensation, one might assume that organized labor would welcome contract extensions at one of our nation’s largest seaports. But we are talking about Oakland
Monday, June 04, 2012
A railroad expert provides guidance on things rail shippers should be in the know on.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Earlier today, the United States Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis released its second estimate for first quarter real gross domestic product (GDP), which checked in at 1.9 percent. This is short of the fourth quarter’s 3.0 percent and also short of the advance estimate for the first quarter, which was 2.2 percent.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
A prominent air cargo security expert shared some insight with LM about the TSA's new December deadline for 100 percent cargo screening on international inbound flights to the U.S.
According to published reports, many large companies have made public plans to reshore portions of their manufacturing to the U.S. over the past two years, including Caterpillar, Nissan, NCR, Yamaha, Ford, and Electrolux. Earlier this year, both Boeing and GE said they were committed to moving parts of their offshore manufacturing capabilities back to the U.S.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The need for changes in CSA were made loud and clear by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) this week, when its Board of Directors formally called on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to make what it said are badly needed changes.
Monday, May 21, 2012
A Financial Times report noted that Royal Dutch Shell expects U.S. natural gas prices to double by 2015, as they rebound from the ten-year lows due to the shale gas boom at a time when U.S.-based demand for natural gas continues to rise.
Posted on 05/21 at 02:52 PM
Natural Gas •