Green

By Jeff Berman · February 22, 2011
In a continued commitment to sustainability with a primary focus on fuel efficiency and energy security, UPS announced it has bought 48 heavy tractor trucks manufactured by Kenworth that are equipped to run on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).
By Patrick Burnson · December 28, 2010
In order to prevent an unworkable patchwork of local and state laws that impede the efficient movement of goods in interstate commerce, The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, are asking that new "green" registries be prohibited
By Patrick Burnson · December 7, 2010
In a move that at first glance may seem “counter intuitive,” officials from the Port of Long Beach and the Panama Canal Authority have agreed to a series of efforts to promote more trade between Latin America and the U.S.
By Patrick Burnson · December 1, 2010
The Port of Seattle Commission authorized the port’s annual budget and plan of finance yesterday, approving nearly $500 million in capital projects and maintaining the agency’s tax levy at $73.5 million.
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 Jeff Berman · November 12, 2010
A wide-ranging survey published by UPS and IDC Manufacturing Insights based on interviews with senior-level supply chain, operations, logistics, and distribution executives at 125 high-tech companies found that taking care of the bottom line is imperative when looking back at the lessons learned from the Great Recession.
By Patrick Burnson · October 26, 2010
Does an emerging business model of “blended value” offer sufficient and sustainable profits?
By Patrick Burnson · October 20, 2010
While U.S. shippers have yet to measure Intra-Asia trade will have on their sourcing strategies, one prominent ocean liner executive maintains that it will be significant
<p>With its new DC, the pet retailer has reduced its handling costs, bolstered its green transportation initiatives, and fortifies its overall distribution network—all while providing room to grow.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · September 10, 2010
With its new DC, the pet retailer has reduced its handling costs, bolstered its green transportation initiatives, and fortifies its overall distribution network—all while providing room to grow.
By Patrick Burnson · August 27, 2010
IRTA named Maersk as the recipient of the International Refrigerated Transportation Association Executive of the Year award as part of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) Food Logistics Forum.
By Patrick Burnson · August 16, 2010
A diesel additive study conducted by GPA yielded a five-percent reduction in fuel consumption, as well as drastically decreased emissions.
By Patrick Burnson · August 9, 2010
In a development that would be laughable if it were not so calculatingly devious, the Teamsters have forged a partnership with “progressives” comprising community activists and environmental groups to mandate that independent owner-operator truckers be banned from the ports.
By Patrick Burnson · August 4, 2010
The Port of Los Angeles has been awarded a $731,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) to purchase and test new technology that could significantly reduce diesel emissions and greenhouse gases from rubber tired gantry cranes, which are used for stacking containers.
By Patrick Burnson · July 30, 2010
Five local maritime and cargo companies that have taken extraordinary steps to improve air quality collected honors at the third annual San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan Air Quality Awards presented by the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.
By Patrick Burnson · July 28, 2010
The U.S. House of Representa­tives unan­imously voted yesterday to support a resolution honoring America’s freight railroad industry and its employees.

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