Friday, July 27, 2012
Looking at GDP data, it is pretty clear what is happening. Consumers are uneasy about making non-essential purchases—and with good reason.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
A short-sighted provision contained in the highway bill, MAP-21, is being challenged by legislators seeking to protect U.S.-flagged vessels
Friday, July 20, 2012
Each of these projects directly support vital logistical hubs and their ability to move freight efficiently to reduce costs to consumers, create jobs, and help America’s manufacturing and agricultural industries sell their goods overseas
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Amid all this noise regarding the economy, freight transportation and logistics service providers have largely been doing quite well amid the difficult economic climate that can be felt by us all.
Posted on 07/19 at 02:02 PM
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The first United States Department of Agricultural Ocean Shipping Container Availability Report should be welcomed by beneficial cargo owners
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
A new report issued by the American Trucking Associations is aimed at helping fleets recruit and train qualified truck drivers.
Posted on 07/17 at 10:32 AM
Driver Shortage •
Monday, July 16, 2012
As noted in our news section, the NRF is asking that both labor and management issue a statement committing to continue negotiating and working without interruption, even if negotiations extend beyond the September 30th contract expiration.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The Department of Defense currently spends $400 billion each year acquiring products and services from defense contractors
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
At a time when the economic recovery has clearly hit a soft patch and the economic road map remains highly uncertain, the road to recovery is being paved for future success.
Posted on 07/10 at 10:00 AM
Monday, July 09, 2012
U.S. railroads originated 996,022 intermodal containers and trailers in June, which was up 5.2 percent—or 49,168 units—over June 2011 for an average of 249,006 units per week.
Posted on 07/09 at 01:31 PM
While much of the money will be used to enhance the port’s rail network, there will also be substantial investment made to make Oakland more secure
Monday, July 02, 2012
For the past three years, we have seen our hopes rise when it comes to the economic recovery….in the first half of the year anyhow. But that seems to change when the second half comes, and this year may be no exception.
Posted on 07/02 at 12:24 PM
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Three U.S. Reps lament the lack of progress being made when it comes to maritime security.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Each year the Agriculture Transportation Coalition surveys a broad and diverse cross-section of the U.S. agriculture and forest products exporters and importers, from all geographic locations, of virtually all dry and refrigerated products, via dry and refrigerated container, to determine the ocean carrier performance
Monday, June 25, 2012
Governments, shipping organizations, companies, ship owners and all other parties concerned are invited to promote and celebrate the day in an appropriate and meaningful manner.
Posted on 06/25 at 09:01 AM
Ocean Cargo •