Thursday, April 07, 2016
In March, the NMI, hit 54.5 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which was 1.1 percent above February, while growing now for 80 consecutive months, coupled with economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector growing for 74 months through March.
Posted on 04/07 at 09:42 AM
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
The National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association Of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) has filed comments in response to an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) from the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) regarding Discussion Agreements and vessel sharing agreements (VSAs).
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
The Port of Oakland today introduced two smart phone applications that could transform containerized cargo handling at seaports.
Monday, April 04, 2016
The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) announced today that all 13 member terminals are incapable of providing verified gross mass (VGM) weighing services that adhere to the SOLAS guidelines scheduled to go into effect on July 1.
The rankings also reveal a shift among the world’s traditional manufacturing powerhouses due to the Asia Pacific region’s rising influence and declining strength in European and BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China).
Posted on 04/04 at 10:04 AM
Analysts for the London-based consultancy, Drewry Maritime Advisors, say that the trend of “big ship obsession” may soon come to an end.
Friday, April 01, 2016
A record number of respondents tell us that digitized supply chains and e-commerce may soon help to drive up pay. But for
now, compensation has hit a wall and may not improve until “boomers” move on and millennials move in.
In an effort to help shippers better manage the skies, our panel of air cargo experts examines the global economy, fuel costs, ongoing security and regulatory measures as well as the advent of new airborne cargo options.
Our European correspondent examines how the region’s ongoing migration issue has affected freight transportation and logistics and how shippers and service providers are responding to overcome the bottlenecks.
Automated data capture (ADC) products and solutions are established and proven, but they’re changing to help meet the pressures of today’s omni-channel fulfillment environment.