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Filed in July 2013

Monday, July 01, 2013

Continued pressure to function globally
Posted on 07/01 at 08:20 PM
Features3PLThird Party LogisticsJuly 2013TransportationPermalink


Once completed in late 2014 or early 2015, the expansion project will accommodate vessels more than twice the size of current Panamax ships. However, the projected overall impact on shippers, carriers, ports, and service providers appears to be up in the air.
Posted on 07/01 at 04:00 PM
Special ReportsJuly 2013Panama CanalOcean FrePermalink


Looking for a great way to kick off your summer reading? Well, look no further than page 28. Once again, we’ve devoted a sizable portion of our July issue to putting the Annual State of Logistics Report into context for shippers.
Posted on 07/01 at 09:00 AM
ColumnsViewpoint3PLAir CargoOcean FreightThird Party LogisticsTruckloadJuly 2013Rail FreightIntermodalPermalink


In last month’s column I focused on the volatility of domestic intermodal rail. I cautioned that shippers should expect pressure in major routes associated with import and export because ocean rates are in turmoil as world markets adjust to new capacity and an uneven economic recovery.
Posted on 07/01 at 08:00 AM
ColumnsOcean FreightJuly 2013TransportationRatesPermalink


Some large companies believe that their commitments to risk management stifle innovation.
Posted on 07/01 at 07:00 AM
ColumnsPearson on ExcellenceJuly 2013Supply Chain RiskPermalink


This year marks the centennial anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal. And as I write, laborers are expanding the canal so that it can accommodate vessels that are 25 percent longer, 53 percent wider, and whose draft is 23 percent deeper.
Posted on 07/01 at 06:00 AM
ColumnsOcean FreightJuly 2013TransportationPanama CanalPermalink



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