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By Jeff Berman · June 5, 2014
Earlier this week, a report in Seatrade Global News stated that the European Commission told parties in the P3 Network vessel-sharing agreement that it will not open anti-trust proceedings, which will, in turn, allow P3 to remain compliant with EU competition law.
By Patrick Burnson · June 5, 2014
A coalition of associations representing air freight forwarding companies is calling on the federal government to solicit input from small and medium sized forwarders before expanding the Air Cargo Advanced Screening (ACAS) program.
<p>Port of Oakland Director of Maritime John C. Driscoll has now been at his post for nearly a year. In this exclusive two-part interview, he shares some of the lessons he’s learned so far, and relates his vision for the future.</p> By Patrick Burnson · June 4, 2014
Port of Oakland Director of Maritime John C. Driscoll has now been at his post for nearly a year. In this exclusive two-part interview, he shares some of the lessons he’s learned so far, and relates his vision for the future.
By Patrick Burnson · June 4, 2014
Our trading partners have long maintained that expanding screening with available technology would slow the flow of commerce and drive up costs to consumers without bringing significant security benefits
By Jeff Berman · June 4, 2014
The NMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, increased 1.1 percent in May to 56.3 for its highest level since August 2013, when it checked in at 57.9.
By Jeff Berman · June 4, 2014
Nearly a year after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) new motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations took effect, one thing remains clear: the rules are not being embraced by the trucking industry, even just a little bit.
By Jeff Berman · June 4, 2014
When FedEx announced pricing changes for its FedEx Ground services last month, many industry observers made quick note of the fact that it was a game changer, or at least has the potential to be although not necessarily for the better for shippers.
By Jeff Berman · June 4, 2014
Freight transportation and supply chain services provider A. Duie Pyle Inc. recently rolled out a new unit, entitled the Customized Solutions Group (CSG), which is comprised of four different business segments: Custom Dedicated, Truckload, Brokerage, and Warehousing & Distribution.
By Jeff Berman · June 3, 2014
A 100 percent provision for ocean container scanning remains impractical, flawed, and continues to serve as a threat to efficient global commerce. Those served as some of the main takeaways in a letter from 70 organizations including distributors, farmers, importers, manufacturers, retailers, transportation and logistics providers, and wholesalers, to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson this week.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 3, 2014
New APICS survey finds that remanufacturing and reverse logistics are no longer niche competencies.
By LM Staff · June 3, 2014
The Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this week that the average price per gallon of diesel gasoline dropped for the fifth straight week, falling 0.7 cents to $3.918 per gallon.
By Patrick Burnson · June 3, 2014
The city of Rio de Janeiro experienced a 142% increase in recorded cargo theft incidents in the first quarter of 2014, compared to the same time frame in 2013.
By Jeff Berman · June 2, 2014
Manufacturing activity remained in growth territory last month, with nearly across the board increases in some of its key metrics, according to the May edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
By Jeff Berman · June 2, 2014
ThomasNet.com and the Institute for Supply Management today challenged purchasing/supply chain management professionals to take responsibility for the future of their industry, which depends on a new pipeline of talent from the Millennial (18-32) generation to maintain its strength.
By Jeff Berman · June 2, 2014
U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in April—at 1,183,455—were up 9 percent annually, and the number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S in April—at 169,947—was up 3 percent.

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