Friday, October 04, 2013
In keeping with emerging market forecasts posted here by leading trade analysts, port authorities estimate that 30,000 Ford vehicles will be exported through Portland to China for the first time.
Thursday, October 03, 2013
The Port of Oakland’s newly-appointed executive director, Chris Lytle, gives a major address at an industry luncheon today to outline his vision. Meanwhile, the port he left behind – Long Beach – struggles to find a replacement.
Posted on 10/03 at 11:35 AM
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Whether or not the federal government is open or not, one thing (among many, to be sure) that remains largely inactive is the lack of any semblance of meaningful progress when it comes to fixing the many issues stemming from the federal gasoline tax.
Friday, September 27, 2013
It is clear that the economy, and to a larger extent the freight economy, remain in a bit of a holding pattern.
Posted on 09/27 at 10:54 AM
Monday, September 23, 2013
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners recently voted in favor of port staff’s recommendation to eliminate a never-used container fee created nearly six years ago to help finance major rail, highway and bridge improvement projects.
Posted on 09/23 at 03:08 PM
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
These short 5 questions address the business basics, or essential questions that a shipper should be able to answer for every carrier they use.
Posted on 09/18 at 04:40 PM
In case you did not notice, Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx recently announced that the DOT’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) 2013 program received roughly $474 million for 52 transportation projects in 37 states.
Posted on 09/18 at 08:47 AM
Friday, September 13, 2013
Four global shipping industry organizations are calling on the International Maritime Organization to approve a “carefully negotiated and crafted compromise” this fall that aims to address the problem of misdeclared cargo container weights
Posted on 09/13 at 11:06 AM
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Large companies in North America and Europe are now losing over 250,000 jobs each year in IT, finance, and other key business services areas
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
On this day of remembrance and tribute for those who lost their lives in terrorist attacks, logistics professionals may also reflect upon some of the steps taken to prevent a similar event from taking place on our soil again.
Posted on 09/11 at 09:13 AM
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
It appears that there are some encouraging things happening on the economic front that maybe, just maybe, could be cause for some long-term optimism.
Posted on 09/10 at 10:16 AM
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Wednesday, September 04, 2013
With the triennial ICAO Global Assembly convening in Montreal later this month, the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is placing a new emphasis on its strong support for a global solution to aviation emissions.
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Taking a quick look at what has happened in the logistics world this year...so far.
Posted on 09/03 at 09:57 AM
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
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