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Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Even with consumer confidence shaken by government austerity measures, individuals and businesses continued to purchase PCs in the third quarter, "driving up global shipments smartly.”
While “the new austerity” is shaping public policy in Washington DC these days, there is concern among ocean shippers that there may be a negative impact on some supply chains.
Monday, November 22, 2010
While most shippers want to strip the complexity out of the supply chain, government regulators are adding on layers of new rules for the nation’s two biggest seaports.
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
Posted on 11/22 at 10:34 PM
According to cartel spokesmen, “suggested” rate increases of $400 per 40-foot container for cargo moving to U.S. West Coast ports and $600 per FEU for all other cargo are likely to be imposed by May
Monday, November 15, 2010
Slow steaming on the transpacific appears to losing its cachet with some shippers, analysts and carriers report.
Friday, November 12, 2010
There has been some encouraging news of late about California’s exports, but the outlook for the rest of the nation is “mixed” going into this winter
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Ocean carriers serving the U.S.-Puerto Rico trade may not be the only ones to feel the impact of a discriminatory tax on multinational companies
A.P. Moller-Maersk has indicated that ocean cargo rates are not only firming up, but will remain robust in the coming year
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Wednesday, November 10, 2010
On the eve of the G-20 Summit in Seoul this week, the International Finance Corporation and the World Bank have noted that small- to medium-sized U.S. shippers may have an easier time of “going global” in the future.