Friday, September 17, 2010
Multiple media outlets are reporting today on a push to halt enacting a law designed to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in California, entitled A.B. 32. Emissions reduction, no matter how you slice it, seems to be about as polarizing a topic as there is in the political landscape—and subsequently the freight transportation sector.
Posted on 09/17 at 09:28 AM
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Retail sales and business inventories hit levels in August that topped expectations. There are two ways to look at this, I suppose: one being economic expectations these days are relatively low, and the other being that it is—and will remain—a long, slow crawl back to a sustained economic recovery.
Sunday, September 12, 2010
Atlantic Canada's largest city and the modern, bustling cargo facilities at the Port of Halifax will be the backdrop for the American Association of Port Authorities' 99th Annual Convention and Exhibition, Sept. 19-23, in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Thursday, September 09, 2010
At a Labor Day rally in Milwaukee, President Barack Obama heralded the White House’s ambitious six-year, $50 billion plan to expand and upgrade U.S. roads, railways, and runways, which, he said, can enable the country to have the “best infrastructure in the world.”
Posted on 09/09 at 07:25 AM
Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Now that BP has finally issued its oil-spill report, supply chain managers may have another example of “blind out-sourcing.”
Tuesday, September 07, 2010
YRC Worldwide, Inc. may be poised this month to impose a general rate increase of 5.9 percent.
Posted on 09/07 at 08:09 AM
Thursday, September 02, 2010
Just as it had prevailed over Hurricane Katrina, the Port of New Orleans seems to have won another epic environmental battle -- the BP oil spill
Posted on 09/02 at 12:47 PM
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Every so often, it is good to take stock of what is going on in your world—and the world around you for that matter. With that in mind, now is a good time to assess what is happening in the world of freight transportation, supply chain, and logistics.
Saturday, August 28, 2010
The removal of the limited ocean carrier anti-trust immunity seems to be gaining support, says NITL ocean cargo committee chair, Michael Berzon.
Posted on 08/28 at 12:25 PM
Monday, August 23, 2010
The California Maritime Academy has once again ranked high in the annual US News & World Report and Forbes surveys of the nation’s undergraduate colleges and universities.