Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Retail sales turned in decent performances in October, according to data released this week by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
Diesel prices were up a full dime, with the price per gallon hitting $3.987.
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted unanimously this week to name J. Christopher Lytle, the Port’s Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, as the Port of Long Beach’s new Executive Director.
The National Foreign Trade Council is among those groups now praising the progress made at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum this week on investment in environmental goods and services
Posted on 11/16 at 09:28 AM
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Tuesday, November 15, 2011
The Georgia Ports Authority, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed hosted U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood today for a briefing on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project and a tour of the Port of Savannah
The National Industrial Transportation League announced that the recipient of the 2011 Logistics Executive of the Year Award goes to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood.
Monday, November 14, 2011
The League explores "slow steaming" alternatives as well as vessel redeployment scenarios
One priority goal the United States has pursued this year is to make the Asia-Pacific a seamless regional economy. Just how close this nation will come to achieving that will be made clear at the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers and Economic Leaders’ Meetings in Honolulu, Hawaii this week.
Friday, November 11, 2011
After things appeared to be looking up—in terms of business conditions—for shippers, data released this week by freight transportation forecasting firm FTR Associates indicates that tougher times are indeed back.
A new indicator for truckload pricing, which was recently introduced by Cass Information Systems, the largest payer of freight bills with more than $17 billion in annual freight spend, and investment firm Avondale Partners, disclosed this week that per-mile truckload pricing saw significant gains in October.