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Tuesday, August 24, 2010
The global trading system is experiencing “extraordinary volatility” and this is being reflected in the performance of the freight forwarding industry, said Jon Manners-Bell of Transport Intelligence (Ti), a London-based think tank.
Senate Joint Resolution 33 by State Senator Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Ports and Goods Movement, was passed unanimously by the California State Assembly this week
Friday, August 13, 2010
Which carriers and third-party providers soared above the crowd in terms of service performance over the past year? Our readers have cast their votes, and now it’s time to reveal the winners of the coveted Quest for Quality Awards.
Thursday, August 05, 2010
The company has secured two important agreements in the ongoing development of its new Asia liner service
Tuesday, August 03, 2010
In a blow to free enterprise, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. introduced a bill last week mandating the use of union drayage drivers at all U.S. seaports
Monday, July 26, 2010
The Port of Los Angeles began the final phase of its 13-year, $370 million Main Channel Deepening Project (MCDP) late last week.
Friday, July 09, 2010
While the forecast for import cargo volume at U.S.-based retail container ports remains positive, the amount by which volumes rise on a monthly basis is expected to narrow in the coming months, according to the most recent Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Posted on 07/09 at 10:38 AM
Ocean Freight •
Wednesday, July 07, 2010
The good news released recently by Alphaliner about more carrier activity has been countered by Drewry Shipping Consultants’ latest Container Forecaster, which posits the idea that a “peak season” may fail to materialize.
Posted on 07/07 at 08:57 AM
Ocean Freight •
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Customer demand is the driver for flatbed expansion, says company officials.
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Monday, June 28, 2010
The market for Class 8 vehicle equipment continues to resonate with good news for orders and production. The most recent news comes from ACT Research Co., a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, whom reported that commercial trailer net orders in May were up 59 percent year-over-year.