Wednesday, January 27, 2016
While the investments are beyond impressive, 2016 capital expenditure investments rolled out by Class I railroads in recent weeks paint a picture of lower annual spending levels compared to past years.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Despite the many peaks and valleys freight flows saw in 2015, one mode that collectively saw more of the former was intermodal. That was especially clear in December and full-year 2015 volumes from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA).
Posted on 01/21 at 12:06 PM
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle will share his vision for 2016 and beyond at the annual “State of the Port of Oakland” luncheon sponsored by the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association and Women in Logistics this Thursday.
Monday, January 18, 2016
Various economic headwinds are standing in the way of true retail sales growth, even though the numbers show modest gains.
Friday, January 15, 2016
The advent of the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays, but can also be disruptive to U.S. supply chains.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Union Pacific CEO Lance Fritz said in a Reuters report this week that railroad mergers are not in the best interests of the industry, adding that UP is working behind the scenes to make sure industry M&A does not occur, as well as talking to other railroads about the potential impact of a merger.
Posted on 01/14 at 12:22 PM
Monday, January 11, 2016
Over the last several years, there has been heightened attention on the Chinese economy and for good reason, too, what with booming GDP numbers, consumer demand, and overall growth.
Posted on 01/11 at 12:01 PM
Friday, January 08, 2016
2015 holiday season deliveries saw solid forward momentum and efficiency.
Posted on 01/08 at 10:52 AM
Monday, January 04, 2016
Intermodalism is set to grow even faster as more business is conducted in cross-border commerce.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
"Seafarers spend months away from their home and loved ones, often working in very dangerous conditions. It is a profession that is taken for granted by consumers all over the world, but one that is critical for our economy.”
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Newsroom Notes provides a few of the key stories, trends, and themes of 2015, a year that was far from dull in the supply chain, logistics, and freight transportation sectors.
Monday, December 21, 2015
In tennis, when each player (or pair) has three points, the score is known as “deuce.” That in a sense is the current score at the moment when it comes to the ongoing match between Class I rail carriers Canadian National and Norfolk Southern.
Posted on 12/21 at 12:42 PM
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
While the recently announced climate deal by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is being widely recognized as significant accomplishment, it appeared odd in the sense that it did not directly address emissions reduction mandates or objectives from various transportation modes.
Posted on 12/16 at 11:47 AM
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
CMA CGM is looking forward to welcoming APL into Euro-centric world and intends to retain and develop the APL brand and leverage it to build its presence in the Asia Pacific.
Posted on 12/09 at 10:17 AM
Monday, December 07, 2015
With President Obama last Friday formally signing the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act into the law, it formally ends what had become the interminable question among freight transportation and logistics stakeholders and other interested observers: will there ever be a new transportation bill signed into law?
Posted on 12/07 at 09:52 AM