Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Housing starts were up 2.6 percent in April at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 717,000 compared to March’s revised estimate. This represents a 29.9 percent year-over-year gain from April 2011. A nearly 30 percent increase. What exactly does that tell us—that a year ago at this time housing starts were still basically terrible or that things are really getting better. I suspect that it is a combination of both.
Despite ongoing uncertainty in Europe, exports are expected to remain a driving force of Germany's economic strength
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
When making a list of the several elements working against the competitive position of the Port of Oakland, we can now add one more: the San Francisco Bar Pilots
Sunday, May 13, 2012
If a proposed sports stadium plan moves beyond the “Arena Advisory Panel,” and on to a referendum, things could become much worse
Friday, May 11, 2012
Data from Cass Information Systems in conjunction with investment firm Avondale Partners mostly showed gains for both truckload and intermodal rates in April.
Posted on 05/11 at 12:16 PM
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
The USPS today released a new strategy, which it said could keep the smallest U.S. post offices open for business “while providing a framework to achieve significant cost savings” in an effort to regain financial solvency.
Posted on 05/09 at 02:51 PM
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Evergreen Group chairman Dr. Yung-Fa Chang honored in Japan with Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star
Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Now that David Brooks has stepped down as American Airlines’ cargo president, the shipping community has lost one of its staunchest advocates on Capitol Hill
Tuesday, May 01, 2012
As the logistics and supply chain community braces for disruptions caused by May Day demonstrations, it’s heartening to learn that free market forces are still running the show