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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.
Cargo insurance is the oldest type of insurance in existence, yet it’s often the least understood. Whether you are a transportation intermediary or a shipper, here are some cargo insurance buying tips from the unique perspective of an insurance insider.
Friday, September 03, 2010
The value of world merchandise trade rose around 25 percent in the first six months of 2010 up strongly from the same period of 2009.
Wednesday, September 01, 2010
Exports of U.S. goods and services increased 17.7 percent during the first six months of 2010, according to data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the U.S. Commerce Department.
Posted on 09/01 at 07:26 AM
Friday, August 27, 2010
Yesterday’s federal court ruling that the Port of Los Angeles can regulate trucks that haul goods in and out of its property was cheered by local government leaders and organized labor.
Thursday, August 26, 2010
By September 8, 11 of 13 marine terminals at the San Pedro Bay ports will have reinstated a fifth OffPeak gate shift in response to a substantial swell in cargo volume.
Posted on 08/26 at 07:06 AM
Monday, August 23, 2010
In an effort to increase network efficiency, full-service freight transportation services provider Estes Express said it has rolled out a new three-day service to Toronto from eight terminals in Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas.
Friday, August 13, 2010
Moving freight across the U.S./Canadian border can be more problematic than most shippers realize. Our recent research study reveals the myriad complexities of the customs clearance process—and the downfalls of making the trip alone.
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Shippers are praising President Obama for signing the U.S. Manufacturing Enhancement Act of 2010 (H.R. 4380
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Friday, August 06, 2010
The World Trade Organization is now lending its support to the fight against protectionist temptations of the kind that inevitably put governments under pressure in times of economic downturn.
Posted on 08/06 at 03:10 PM