Posted 07/17 · 09:54 AM · LM EditorialJune volumes at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were up both annually and sequentially.
Posted 07/16 · 03:47 PM · LM EditorialAs 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.
Posted 07/16 · 03:40 PM · LM EditorialThe National Retail Federation is calling on labor and management officials to work together to avoid cargo disruptions
Posted 07/11 · 10:20 AM · LM EditorialThe recent successful implementation of significant rate restoration initiatives by carriers in the core east-west trade lanes means that most are now operating above break-even, said analysts with Drewry’s Container Research – a London-based industry think tank
Posted 07/11 · 08:56 AM · LM EditorialThe report is calling for July import cargo volume to increase 1.6 percent annually, with modest annual gains expected in subsequent months into the holiday shipping cycle.
Posted 07/09 · 08:12 AM · LM EditorialWhile 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
Posted 07/02 · 09:38 AM · LM EditorialThe ongoing economic malaise in Eurozone nations is not likely to see any meaningful signs of improvement in the near future. That was the main message in the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted 07/01 · 10:00 PM · LM EditorialThe logistics industry has yet to climb back to the profitability it hit in 2007–the precipice from which it dropped during the recession. According to the report’s author and industry analysts, it may be a while until the overall industry hits full stride again.
Posted 07/01 · 06:00 AM · LM EditorialIf you’ve been keeping one eye on ocean fuel (“bunkers”) pricing as I have, you know that the slowdown in the economy has had a pleasing effect on fuel prices.
Posted 06/26 · 08:49 AM · LM EditorialEach 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