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By Patrick Burnson · October 3, 2013
The Port of Oakland’s newly-appointed executive director, Chris Lytle, gives a major address at an industry luncheon today to outline his vision. Meanwhile, the port he left behind – Long Beach – struggles to find a replacement.
By Jeff Berman · October 2, 2013
Whether or not the federal government is open or not, one thing (among many, to be sure) that remains largely inactive is the lack of any semblance of meaningful progress when it comes to fixing the many issues stemming from the federal gasoline tax.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 1, 2013
Technology is great. But you’ll never achieve greatness if you don’t consider the human element.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 29, 2013
There are lessons for the materials handling industry from supply chain managers
By Jeff Berman · September 27, 2013
It is clear that the economy, and to a larger extent the freight economy, remain in a bit of a holding pattern.
By Patrick Burnson · September 23, 2013
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners recently voted in favor of port staff’s recommendation to eliminate a never-used container fee created nearly six years ago to help finance major rail, highway and bridge improvement projects.
By Mike Regan · September 18, 2013
These short 5 questions address the business basics, or essential questions that a shipper should be able to answer for every carrier they use.
By Jeff Berman · September 18, 2013
In case you did not notice, Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx recently announced that the DOT’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) 2013 program received roughly $474 million for 52 transportation projects in 37 states.
By Patrick Burnson · September 13, 2013
Four global shipping industry organizations are calling on the International Maritime Organization to approve a “carefully negotiated and crafted compromise” this fall that aims to address the problem of misdeclared cargo container weights
By Patrick Burnson · September 12, 2013
Large companies in North America and Europe are now losing over 250,000 jobs each year in IT, finance, and other key business services areas
By Bob Trebilcock · September 12, 2013
Executive editor Bob Trebilcock gives his final thoughts on the recent Material Handling & Logistics Conference held in Park City, Utah
By Patrick Burnson · September 11, 2013
On this day of remembrance and tribute for those who lost their lives in terrorist attacks, logistics professionals may also reflect upon some of the steps taken to prevent a similar event from taking place on our soil again.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 10, 2013
The economy was front and center on day two of the Material Handling & Logistics Conference
By Jeff Berman · September 10, 2013
It appears that there are some encouraging things happening on the economic front that maybe, just maybe, could be cause for some long-term optimism.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 9, 2013
Smart automation is the theme for Dematic’s annual logistics conference

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