Thursday, September 06, 2012
United States Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) Director George H. Cohen said that upon the FMCS’s request ILA and USMX “have agreed to resume negotiations under our auspices during the week of September 17, 2012.”
Posted on 09/06 at 12:55 PM
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
America has a growing mineral dependence on nations with abysmal labor practices and human rights violations
Tuesday, September 04, 2012
An election awaits us, political promises are being made and the calendar turns to September. That is one way to surmise the post-Labor Day landscape as we shake the long weekend cobwebs out of our heads and come back to our desks rested and refreshed, of course.
Posted on 09/04 at 08:15 AM
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for July showing slower growth in freight, but with considerable variation by region and market.
Monday, August 27, 2012
As the GOP convenes in the port city of Tampa this week, the shipping community waits to see how the Obama Administration deals with a hurricane headed for New Orleans. Unfortunately, that is not the only storm threatening vital U.S. ocean cargo gateways
Posted on 08/27 at 07:14 PM
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The National Industrial Transportation League is requesting that President Obama and presumptive Republican candidate Mitt Romney offer up their plans for U.S. transportation infrastructure.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
While digging out from the avalanche of e-mail I received last week, it is hard for me to overlook just how much can happen in short period.
Posted on 08/22 at 01:21 PM
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Seaport Industry to Gather in Mobile for AAPA’s 101st Annual Convention?Oct. 21–25 conference
Monday, August 06, 2012
As noted in today’s news, utilization levels of vessels on the Transpacific route have averaged only 73 percent, “given in good faith but without guarantee.”
Posted on 08/06 at 07:49 PM
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Wednesday, August 01, 2012
TrakLok and a HazMat provision in MAP-21 go hand in hand.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Much has been written and said about the less-than-truckload (LTL) sector on this Web site and in the pages of this magazine. Make no mistake, though, the sector these days is in a much better place than where it was not all that long ago.
Posted on 07/31 at 12:29 PM
Friday, July 27, 2012
Looking at GDP data, it is pretty clear what is happening. Consumers are uneasy about making non-essential purchases—and with good reason.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
A short-sighted provision contained in the highway bill, MAP-21, is being challenged by legislators seeking to protect U.S.-flagged vessels
Friday, July 20, 2012
Each of these projects directly support vital logistical hubs and their ability to move freight efficiently to reduce costs to consumers, create jobs, and help America’s manufacturing and agricultural industries sell their goods overseas
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Amid all this noise regarding the economy, freight transportation and logistics service providers have largely been doing quite well amid the difficult economic climate that can be felt by us all.
Posted on 07/19 at 02:02 PM