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Monday, August 01, 2011

The much-beleaguered less-than-truckload (LTL) sector, which has been the slowest part of the trucking industry to recover from the Great Recession, is showing signs of life. Because of that, LTL shippers should be bracing themselves for higher rates and tighter capacity as LTL operators are showing greater pricing discipline amid the toughest government oversight since trucking was economically deregulated in 1980.
Posted on 08/01 at 04:10 PM
Special ReportsAugust 2011LTLPermalink


Friday, July 01, 2011

While North America’s great ocean cargo gateways are heavily reliant on containerized throughput, major and minor ports alike are not letting go of their bulk and breakbulk operations. Indeed, many of them are coming to regard this basic piece of their portfolio as a value-added service.
Posted on 07/01 at 09:23 AM
Special ReportsGlobal LogisticsGlobal TradeJuly 2011PortsPermalink


Executive education programs today are focusing on the “hot” supply chain topics. Here’s a look at what’s available and how you can take advantage of these offerings.
Posted on 07/01 at 08:49 AM
Special ReportsJuly 2011Supply Chain EducationPermalink


Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Our esteemed panel of transportation analysts offer shippers, carriers, and private-fleet operators the ultimate field guide for understanding and managing the complexities surrounding the implementation of CSA 2010, the biggest regulatory change to hit trucking since deregulation.
Posted on 06/01 at 10:15 AM
Special ReportsTruckingKronosCSACSA 2010Permalink


Sunday, May 01, 2011

Creative funding for expansion and infrastructure improvement is critical for the top U.S. ports, especially as shippers are slowly reconfiguring their supply chains to become less dependent on the West Coast.
Posted on 05/01 at 08:37 AM
Special ReportsOcean FreightMay 2011PortsTransportationPermalink


Friday, April 01, 2011

Leading trucking company CEOs say it’s time to pay down debt and put profit to work to recapitalize their businesses - all at a time of tightening capacity. For shippers, the days of rock bottom rates could be long gone.
Posted on 04/01 at 03:05 AM
Special ReportsFreightTruckingApril 2011FedExTransportationShippingPermalink


Thursday, February 24, 2011

The Panama Canal expansion - expected to be complete by 2014 - has seaports throughout the hemisphere readying for a new competitive landscape. For most, that means offering value-added services designed to move inbound goods faster than ever before. Here’s where the preparations currently stand.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

While the world’s airlines are posting an impressive revenue rebound, air cargo analysts claim that volatility caused by too little or too much capacity in the market has resulted in wide swings in rates and overall carrier performance.
Posted on 11/10 at 11:56 AM
Special ReportsAir FreightAir CargoNovember 2010Permalink


Friday, September 10, 2010

The European Union (EU) remains a $16 trillion economy: the world’s largest. This year, American exports to the EU are up 3.5 percent, in nominal dollar terms, over 2009.
Posted on 09/10 at 10:00 AM
Special ReportsDistributionExportsEuropean LogisticsPermalink


Freight forwarders have been trying to remain confident during the rocky economic rebound. However, industry analysts report that demand has recovered at a remarkable rate in 2010, signaling a whole new set of challenges for forwarders and shippers alike.
Posted on 09/10 at 10:00 AM
Special ReportsFreightLogisticsTransportationTradePermalink



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