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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 2011TransportationFedExShippingPermalink


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


Thursday, April 01, 2010

Many trucking executives believe that we’re on the cusp of a steady, prolonged recovery with solid price increases to match. Analysts aren’t so sure. But nearly all agree that shippers should expect rate increases when their contracts expire, some in the 3-percent to 5-percent range. Here are the four issues that are now in the driver’s seat.
Posted on 04/01 at 12:06 PM
Special ReportsAir FreightTMSTruckingMotor FreightTransportationLTLLess-Than-TruckloadPermalink



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