Tuesday, January 10, 2012
As the calendar turns to 2012, along with it comes another year of reconnecting with old friends and meeting new ones, and, of course, learning things about our multi-faceted logistics sector. And one of the primary ways of doing this is attending the various trade shows and conferences within the industry. Unless my calendar is playing tricks on me, that begins next week, when I head down to Atlanta for the SMC3 “Jump Start 2012” conference for the third straight year.
Posted on 01/10 at 03:43 PM
Monday, January 09, 2012
As if U.S. West Coast ports didn’t have enough to worry about, a new competitor is surfacing South of the Border to challenge them.
Friday, January 06, 2012
Now that we are officially into 2012, it is a good time to assess just how things stand in regards to what is ahead of us. Compared to recent years, the dismal 2009 comes to mind, it stands to reason that things could truly be much worse. But at the same time we have many things to be concerned about.
Wednesday, January 04, 2012
As noted in recent news, air cargo demand has fallen off just when 2012 was being ushered in.
Friday, December 30, 2011
There's an ancient Chinese legal concept known as “Lian Zuo” or the “Five Degrees of Culpability."
Monday, December 26, 2011
During this season of giving, shippers should consider one organization that remains devoted to their interests
Thursday, December 22, 2011
As 2011 winds down, there has been a fair amount of optimism of late when it comes to the economy. But as we know there are road blocks, too, of course.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Shippers told the Port of Oakland that it’s time to get tough with the “Occupy” movement, or they will be moving their cargo through other ocean cargo gateways next year.
Sunday, December 18, 2011
In a little over three years, the Port of Long Beach’s landmark Clean Trucks Program has helped clean up the busiest drayage truck fleet in the country and cut related air pollution by 90 percent.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
As noted in our news section, there are several deserving projects directly related to seaports included in TIGER III awards.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
A report released by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy stated that "State lawmakers reluctant to update gas taxes have cost their states, on average, $201 million in annual revenues. These losses are exacerbated by the fact that the federal gas tax, which also supports state transportation projects, has lost 41 percent of its value since it was last raised in 1993."
Posted on 12/14 at 03:17 PM
Gasoline Tax •
Monday, December 12, 2011
California's export trade fell prey to sluggish overseas demand in October but still managed to record a 24th straight month of overall growth
Posted on 12/12 at 09:18 PM
Global Trade •
Here’s the latest news on the “Occupy” movement’s plan to blockade West Coast ports today
Friday, December 09, 2011
While carriers and shippers always have things like capacity, rates, and transit times top of mind, another item on that list is safety. It always has been and always will be important—there is no way around it. That is a good thing. ‘
Posted on 12/09 at 01:59 PM