Posted 09/03 · 12:02 PM · LM EditorialThe value of world merchandise trade rose around 25 percent in the first six months of 2010 up strongly from the same period of 2009.
Posted 08/27 · 07:23 AM · LM EditorialLM reader survey points to myriad factors for Peak’s return for the first time in five years
Posted 08/26 · 07:21 AM · LM EditorialBut recovery enters a slower phase
Posted 08/24 · 04:29 AM · LM EditorialThe global trading system is experiencing “extraordinary volatility” and this is being reflected in the performance of the freight forwarding industry, said Jon Manners-Bell of Transport Intelligence (Ti), a London-based think tank.
Posted 08/24 · 04:22 AM · LM EditorialSenate Joint Resolution 33 by State Senator Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Ports and Goods Movement, was passed unanimously by the California State Assembly this week
Posted 08/23 · 07:38 AM · LM EditorialIn an effort to increase network efficiency, full-service freight transportation services provider Estes Express said it has rolled out a new three-day service to Toronto from eight terminals in Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas.
Posted 08/20 · 04:00 AM · LM EditorialTruck sizes and weights have largely been frozen at the federal level since 1993. Now the industry and a coalition of shipping interests are again testing the waters in Washington to see if now might be the time to take another look at that emotional and politically charged issue.
Posted 08/19 · 12:28 PM · LM EditorialWhile over-the-road transportation capacity remains tight, spot market freight availability continues its upward trend, according to the TransCore North American Freight Index.
Posted 08/13 · 07:37 AM · LM EditorialMoving freight across the U.S./Canadian border can be more problematic than most shippers realize. Our recent research study reveals the myriad complexities of the customs clearance process—and the downfalls of making the trip alone.
Posted 08/09 · 10:13 AM · LM EditorialNow that the United States Senate has reached a stalemate of sorts regarding a national energy policy, the subsequent effects of this political stalemate from a transportation and logistics perspective remain to be seen, it seems.