Monday, March 25, 2013
"Flagging out" is generally driven by the desire to save costs (including paying lower taxes) or to escape effective regulatory control by the State in which the vessel or fleet is beneficially owned. It is the ultimate privatization of regulation.
Posted on 03/25 at 08:08 AM
Monday, March 18, 2013
Speaking specifically to IANA’s reported container growth in the fourth quarter, an intermodal expert explained that while a headline in regards to a record number of domestic containers—as a data point—is true, there are also other things to keep in mind.
Friday, March 15, 2013
As the defence budgets of leading countries around the world are cut, anti-piracy operations are being hard hit. The US could be the latest country to cut anti-piracy spending, meaning a further reduction to the forces patrolling the area around Somalia.
Posted on 03/15 at 03:50 PM
Thursday, March 14, 2013
With social media, it seems like its impact on actual supply chain and logistics operations is not clearly defined, or, for that matter, truly even exist in a meaningful way.
Posted on 03/14 at 10:25 AM
Friday, March 08, 2013
When it comes to the economy, both positive and negative developments remain front and center.
Posted on 03/08 at 03:33 PM
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Natural gas, it’s just not for trucks to experiment with anymore. In fact, a Class I railroad is, too, according to a Wall Street Journal report published this week.
Posted on 03/06 at 03:27 PM
Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Majority of manufacturers plan to beat 2012 revenue records, keep capital investments strong, and bring international sourcing closer to the U.S.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
When it comes to the ongoing quarrel between the American Trucking Associations and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration over the pending motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) changes, did anyone really think that ATA would not have the last word, at least for now anyhow?
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
At a time when our nation’s back is up against the wall, this time due to matters of budget sequestration, the gasoline tax and how to finance myriad transportation infrastructure-related initiatives remains a delicate subject at best.
Posted on 02/26 at 09:02 AM
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
In a fact sheet released by the White House, officials there did not hesitate to note that since President Obama took office four years ago, “America has begun the hard work of rebuilding our infrastructure.”
Posted on 02/20 at 03:00 PM
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Watching President Obama’s State of the Union address last night, it was hard not to notice the myriad aspects of his speech that had some sort of—direct or indirect—impact or effect on freight transportation, supply chain management, or logistics in one form or another.
Posted on 02/13 at 11:09 AM
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
While 2013 is still basically in its infancy that by no stretch means that the year is not pulling its weight, when it comes to what is happening in the logistics and supply chain world.
Posted on 02/12 at 11:49 AM
Supply Chain •
Monday, February 11, 2013
Among the highlights contained in PwC report “Intersections: Fourth Quarter 2012 global transportation and logistics industry mergers and acquisitions analysis,” is the fact that Matson shareholders timed the market right.
Friday, February 08, 2013
Oracle announced the results of its “Global Insights on Succeeding in the Customer Experience Era” report.
Posted on 02/08 at 11:42 AM
Monday, February 04, 2013
A law firm's report indicates CBP is expected to issue by the end of May a proposed rule that would make various changes to increase the accuracy and reliability of the advance information submitted under the importer security filing, or ‘10 + 2 rule.
Posted on 02/04 at 11:29 AM