Tuesday, August 03, 2010
The voice of reason was sounded in the Senate yesterday when legislation was introduced to suspend the 100 percent scanning requirement for ocean cargo containers.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously voted yesterday to support a resolution honoring America’s freight railroad industry and its employees.
Posted on 07/28 at 11:37 AM
Monday, July 26, 2010
Shippers comprising the Waterfront Coalition are among those stakeholders now urging a quick conclusion of negotiations on a contract for the Office and Clerical Unit in southern California.
Friday, July 23, 2010
In case you missed it, a trio of like-minded Senators rolled out some very interesting “FREIGHT”-focused legislation yesterday.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
In order to help stop irresponsible arms transfers globally, Amnesty International has joined with Oxfam and the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) to set up the Control Arms campaign
Posted on 07/22 at 09:06 AM
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Cargo operations at the Port of Montreal has come to a standstill following an injunction by authorities to keep dockworkers off the job.
Posted on 07/21 at 08:08 AM
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
As noted in our news section last week by my colleague, Jeff Berman, the Ports of Los Angles and Long Beach are back on track to handle Peak Season volumes once again. But Southern California shippers will be keeping an eye on how labor/management negotiations are going before committing to any long-term strategies at these key ocean cargo gateways
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
The first half of 2010 brought us several positive economic indicators that were more than welcome. These indicators were to be expected to a certain degree, due to a beyond challenging 2009. But now, in a two-week span or so, the warning signs of a bad economy, or……a double-dip recession appear to be rearing their ugly heads.
Posted on 07/14 at 12:45 PM
Wednesday, July 07, 2010
The good news released recently by Alphaliner about more carrier activity has been countered by Drewry Shipping Consultants’ latest Container Forecaster, which posits the idea that a “peak season” may fail to materialize.
Posted on 07/07 at 08:57 AM
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Thursday, July 01, 2010
With the first half of the year officially in the books, now is a good time to assess how things are going in the supply chain/logistics/freight transportation sectors.
Posted on 07/01 at 06:26 AM
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Vital international movements of airfreight could be delayed, and costs will increase, because European and U.S. security regulations are incompatible.
Posted on 06/29 at 11:38 AM
Monday, June 28, 2010
Beacon Economics' forecast for the U.S. economy continues to be optimistic - in the short run
Posted on 06/28 at 09:06 AM
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
The Act-- a legal vestige of American protectionism mandating that all goods transported between U.S. ports to be built, owned, and operated by U.S. vessels – has been waived in the recent past when Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf.
Posted on 06/23 at 08:54 AM
Monday, June 21, 2010
Greetings from Atlanta. I am at the eyefortransport 3PL Summit. This is the fifth year I have made the trip down from New England for this event.
Posted on 06/21 at 11:55 AM
Thursday, June 17, 2010
While most shipping analysts maintain that the undervalued Chinese Yuan should still be a concern for U.S. exporters, there are those who say that surging demand may make it less of an issue in the near future.
Posted on 06/17 at 07:17 AM