Monday, September 20, 2010
The push from Washington to act on President Obama’s goal of doubling exports in the next five years gained additional momentum with the White House recently issuing a report to Obama on the National Export Initiative (NEI).
Damco, the logistics arm of A.P. Moller-Maersk and one of the world’s “top 20” providers of freight forwarding and supply chain management solutions, has announced that Maersk Distribution Services Inc. (MDSI) will be integrated into Damco.
When a container vessel arrived at the Port of Oakland late last week, the local mainstream media feasted on news that the body of a dead whale was draped across the ship’s bow.
Posted on 09/20 at 06:40 AM
Friday, September 17, 2010
Port of Los Angeles staff will recommend to the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners an adjusted schedule for implementation of certain provisions of the Port of Los Angeles Clean Truck Program Concession Agreement that were previously enjoined by the federal court.
Having proved its resilience in the face of Hurricane Katrina and the recent BP spill, the Port of New Orleans is ready to demonstrate it can compete with some of its regional neighbors for more cargo in the future.
Posted on 09/17 at 02:39 PM
The drumroll for high spot market freight availability continues to beat along, according to the most recent data from the TransCore North American Freight Index.
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
Unlike past weeks, there were no 2010 records set for railroad traffic for the week ending September 11, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 09/17 at 08:44 AM
The Long Beach Express service will have first departures from Hong Kong and Yantian and a new second weekly call at Shanghai.
Metro Atlanta-based dedicated short-haul truckload carrier James Brown Contracting Inc. announced it as acquired Schrader Trucking Co, a Jefferson City, Tennessee-based dry van truckload carrier.