Monday, August 02, 2010
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 39.5 percent in May 2010 compared to May 2009, increasing to $66.8 billion, according to data released by the United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
With an eye on helping United States-based small and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s) be better equipped to conduct business on a global level, express delivery and logistics services provider DHL recently announced it is offering various services to SME’s meet the challenges of international trade and commerce.
Posted on 08/02 at 07:46 AM
Friday, July 30, 2010
Five local maritime and cargo companies that have taken extraordinary steps to improve air quality collected honors at the third annual San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan Air Quality Awards presented by the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.
Posted on 07/30 at 01:56 PM
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously voted yesterday to support a resolution honoring America’s freight railroad industry and its employees.
Posted on 07/28 at 11:37 AM
More good news surfaced in the domestic rail sector yesterday as Norfolk Southern Corporation reported second-quarter 2010 net income earnings.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced international scheduled traffic statistics for June, showing continued strong demand growth as the industry recovers from the impact of the global financial crisis.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Following last week’s positive forecast, YRC Worldwide’s stock price began surging to 30 cents since hitting a low of 11 cents a share July 7, after being put under extreme pressure in the recent past.
Posted on 07/27 at 08:55 AM
Monday, July 26, 2010
Shippers comprising the Waterfront Coalition are among those stakeholders now urging a quick conclusion of negotiations on a contract for the Office and Clerical Unit in southern California.
The Logistics Management 2010 Quest for Quality Annual Gala Dinner recognizes industry leaders for their customer satisfaction and performance excellence as chosen by the readers of Logistics Management who took part in the 27th Annual Quest for Quality Survey. As the Quest for Quality Award is widely regarded in the transportation and logistics industry as the most comprehensive study of carriers and service providers in the marketplace, this high profile event attracts an impressive array of industry buyers and key industry professionals.
Posted on 07/26 at 01:08 PM
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The Port of Los Angeles began the final phase of its 13-year, $370 million Main Channel Deepening Project (MCDP) late last week.