Freight

By Patrick Burnson · November 22, 2010
In a unique regional act of cooperation, harbor commissioners from Los Angeles and Long Beach came together for a special joint session yesterday, approving a new version of the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan
By Patrick Burnson · November 15, 2010
Four organizations have signed a letter of intent committing to work towards the formation of an industry advisory group to ensure the air cargo industry has a strong, unified voice in its dealings with worldwide regulatory authorities and other bodies.
By Patrick Burnson · November 11, 2010
A.P. Moller-Maersk has indicated that ocean cargo rates are not only firming up, but will remain robust in the coming year
By Patrick Burnson · November 11, 2010
While unemployment remained high and foreclosures were on the rise, California’s exporters turned in another strong performance in September.
By Patrick Burnson · November 10, 2010
In a move that was widely anticipated, the European Commission imposed heavy fines on eleven air cargo carriers today for price fixing
By Patrick Burnson · November 9, 2010
Law 154, which imposes a discriminatory tax on multinational companies operating in Puerto Rico, may pose serious consequences for shippers, said The National Association of Manufacturers
By Patrick Burnson · November 8, 2010
In an effort to involve more air cargo players in the “security dialogue,” the National Industrial Transportation League has invited some key players to participate in its annual conference next week.
By Patrick Burnson · October 26, 2010
The International Air Transport Association announced International traffic recorded a 14.8 percent year-on-year increase, which is significantly weaker than the 19.0 percent rise recorded in August.
By Patrick Burnson · October 20, 2010
Leaders from Southern California’s goods movement industry today announced their unanimous opposition to Measure D
By LM Staff · October 14, 2010

By Patrick Burnson · October 8, 2010
The nation’s railroads have pulled out of the downturn in solid fiscal shape, proving that they’ve mastered the art of cost management. To offer a comprehensive look at the new state of the rails, we’ve gathered four top analysts to share how volumes, rates, and game-changing regulation could alter how shippers manage the mode.
By Patrick Burnson · October 8, 2010
Now that pricing has been restored and capacity restrained, the leading vessel operators are staging a comeback. What lessons have they learned from the recent recession and dismal earning cycles? Here’s what the top analysts are saying.
By Patrick Burnson · October 1, 2010
As noted in today’s news, the U.S. Department of Justice may not be through with naming forwarders guilty of price-fixing.
By Patrick Burnson · October 1, 2010
While news that half a dozen major international freight forwarders have plead guilty to price-fixing, there may be more collateral damage to come.
<p>IATA is an international trade body, created over 60 years ago by a group of airlines. Today, IATA represents some 230 airlines comprising 93% of scheduled international air traffic.</p> By Patrick Burnson · September 22, 2010
The air cargo industry has made unexpected gains in recent months, but analysts are not predicting that the trend will continue into 2011.

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