Thursday, October 17, 2013
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum leaders met in Bali, Indonesia this month to build upon the progress made so far by the World Trade Organization to reduce tariffs in the region’s least developed countries. The promising theme was “Resiliant Asia-Pacific, Engine for Global Growth.”
Posted on 10/17 at 08:46 AM
Monday, October 14, 2013
As the Caribbean Basin gains more attention as a logistical hub, Florida’s ports will become key business partners.
Friday, October 11, 2013
Against the backdrop of sluggish GDP growth and improving manufacturing numbers, up and down employment, and many other numbers furnished by the federal government which are largely unavailable now, due to the federal government shutdown, the economic waters remain as murky as ever.
Posted on 10/11 at 01:43 PM
Thursday, October 10, 2013
As of this morning, @LogisticsMgmtMag has 14,814 followers and has posted 3,996 Tweets. Not too shabby considering that when we started doing this we were very unclear on how we would use Twitter and how we would grow it.
Posted on 10/10 at 08:47 AM
social media •
Tuesday, October 08, 2013
While the National Retail Federation (NRF) reports that imports have not been curtailed by the federal government shutdown, the story for U.S. exporters appears to be another matter
Monday, October 07, 2013
Both major Southern California ocean cargo gateways are now searching for new executive directors.
Posted on 10/07 at 08:26 AM
Ocean Cargo •
Friday, October 04, 2013
In keeping with emerging market forecasts posted here by leading trade analysts, port authorities estimate that 30,000 Ford vehicles will be exported through Portland to China for the first time.
Thursday, October 03, 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.
Posted on 10/03 at 11:35 AM
Wednesday, October 02, 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.
Friday, 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.
Posted on 09/27 at 10:54 AM