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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Time is running out for ILA-USMX labor contract negotiations.
Posted on 01/30 at 11:00 AM
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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

It is still too early to tell but the immigration legislation being floated could be a net positive for supply chains.
Posted on 01/29 at 10:54 AM
BlogsSupply ChainPermalink


Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The Forum's biennial report, covering 132 economies worldwide, measures the abilities of economies to enable trade and highlights areas where improvements are most needed.
Posted on 01/23 at 10:43 AM
BlogsSupply ChainUPSTradePermalink


Tuesday, January 22, 2013

In the New Year, IATA believes governments should resolve to bring down the barriers to connectivity growth.
Posted on 01/22 at 10:38 AM
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Monday, January 21, 2013

As noted in our news section, the IHS special report suggests that new domestic energy sources will have provide logistics managers with new challenges and choices.
Posted on 01/21 at 10:35 AM
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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

In early January, the United States Postal Service called on Congress for postal legislation in an effort to become solvent. Not too long after it is saying it cannot “wait indefinitely for legislation” at least not at the moment anyhow.
Posted on 01/15 at 11:46 AM
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Friday, January 11, 2013

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) is fully aware of the challenges this is likely to present for the industry and recently released a second survey to collect data on the impacts that may accrue from changes to the 34-hour restart rule.
Posted on 01/11 at 11:35 AM
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Thursday, January 10, 2013

A diverse coalition of over 120 local, state and national stakeholders, ranging from farmers and manufacturers to retailers and wholesalers – representing the totality of the global supply chain – sent a letter today to the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and United States Maritime Alliance, Ltd. (USMX) urging both sides to remain at the negotiating table until they “reach a new long-term contract.”
Posted on 01/10 at 11:29 AM
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Wednesday, January 02, 2013

With Congress waiting until past January 1 to hammer out a deal for the so-called Fiscal Cliff, there is at least one less problem to worry about for now anyhow.
Posted on 01/02 at 09:46 AM
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Monday, December 31, 2012

As we approach a new year, shippers will no doubt reflect upon the many challenges and opportunities they faced in 2012.
Posted on 12/31 at 07:58 AM
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Friday, December 28, 2012

If the International Longshoremen's Association and the U.S. Maritime Alliance fail to come to terms on a master contract by midnight tomorrow, East Coast shippers will face a dismal start of the new year.
Posted on 12/28 at 11:23 AM
BlogsOcean FreightPortsOcean CargoPermalink


Monday, December 24, 2012

This holiday season, let’s remember those toiling on the high seas, who make ocean cargo shipping the key symbol of globalization. It’s lonely and often dangerous work, done by professionals who – for the most part – remain background players in the worldwide distribution network. Without them, however, the backbone of the supply chain would surely crumble.
Posted on 12/24 at 10:51 AM
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Friday, December 14, 2012

A potential labor strike by longshoremen along the US East and Gulf Coasts at the end of the year could have devastating economic consequences as inventory depletion, rerouting, hoarding, and price speculation ripple through supply chains of global companies, Marsh warned in a new report published this week.
Posted on 12/14 at 08:31 AM
BlogsOcean FreightOcean CargoTradePermalink


Monday, December 10, 2012

To understand just how frustrated shippers have become with stalled labor/management talks, one need only read the latest plea for reason.
Posted on 12/10 at 08:34 AM
BlogsOcean FreightOcean CargoTradePermalink


Friday, December 07, 2012

At this time of year, everyone likes to bask in the holiday season and take stock of all the things in life we are grateful for and fortunate to have. Unfortunately, a resilient and thriving economy is still not on that list.
Posted on 12/07 at 09:29 AM
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