Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) this week reintroduced legislation, entitled the Safe Highways and Preservation Act of 2013 (SHIPA), which is geared to keep bigger and heavier trucks off the road and apply existing federal truck size and weight limits to the entire National Highway System, rather than interstate highways, which is the case today.
Monday, May 06, 2013
On paper, it would seem that a shorter ocean transit route would have a positive impact on the environment. But several scientists contend that the shift of some freight from the U.S. West Coast to the East Coast will represent no more than “a push,” when it comes to cleaning the air and addressing climate change.
Posted on 05/06 at 07:35 PM
Ocean Cargo •
Having trust in your colleagues, or teammates, if you will, is crucial and makes for the stronger product, service, or brand. That was a key message from Lee Corson, ESPN College Football Game Day Host and Director of Business Development for Dixon Ticonderoga, a Florida based pencil manufacturing company, at last month’s National Shippers Strategic Council (NASSTRAC) Annual Conference in Orlando.
Posted on 05/06 at 08:39 AM
Friday, May 03, 2013
The Port of Los Angeles is gearing up to host the largest-ever global gathering of port authorities, convening in downtown Los Angeles next week for the International Association of Ports and Harbors’ (IAPH) 28th World Ports Conference.
Posted on 05/03 at 01:57 PM
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Shippers may have been cheered by last month’s manufacturing report issued from the Institute for Supply Management, but other key indicators suggest caution.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Sir Richard Branson, Chairman of Virgin Group, is urging university graduates, college students and school leavers to explore a career in air logistics, calling it “an outstanding industry that needs well educated executives and entrepreneurs who will be tomorrow’s leaders and innovators.
Posted on 04/27 at 09:37 AM
Air Cargo •
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Los Angeles and Long Beach comprise the largest marine port complex in North America as well as the No. 1-emitting facility in the Southland.
From the April 8th Edition of Transport Topics:
“Jury Awards $58.5 Million for Freight Truck Crash - Highest Recorded Verdict Amount Recorded
Thursday, April 18, 2013
"Gang of Eight" legislation enables foreign graduate students to remain in U.S. after receiving advanced degree, raises H-1B visa cap
Monday, April 15, 2013
Scores of major and minor third party logistics providers (3PLs) have found that offering “controlled-temperature” services can help shippers break into emerging markets and develop new revenue streams.
Posted on 04/15 at 12:37 PM
As much as any time as ever during the depths of the recession and subsequent recovery, there continues to be a plethora of mixed signals regarding the state of the economy.
Posted on 04/15 at 11:27 AM
Friday, April 12, 2013
A recently released study from the National Shippers Strategic Council (NASSTRAC), entitled “Freight Transportation 2013,” revealed many interesting takeaways on various links of today’s supply chain operations and performance.
Posted on 04/12 at 01:18 PM
Thursday, April 11, 2013
As the Chairman of NASSTRAC’s Advocacy Committee, in concerns me when a shipper asks the following: “Why should I get informed, engaged and involved in what is happening in the transportation industry?”
Posted on 04/11 at 12:26 PM
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Sea shipping is becoming a stronger competitor to air cargo, contends the International Air Transport Association
Posted on 04/04 at 03:46 PM
Monday, April 01, 2013
Last Friday, President Obama paid a visit to the Port of Miami to explain the White House’s most recent call for infrastructure investment, entitled the “Partnership to Rebuild America,” which was first heralded during Obama’s State of the Union Address in February.
Posted on 04/01 at 08:32 AM