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Thursday, February 24, 2011
The Panama Canal expansion - expected to be complete by 2014 - has seaports throughout the hemisphere readying for a new competitive landscape. For most, that means offering value-added services designed to move inbound goods faster than ever before. Here’s where the preparations currently stand.
Tuesday, February 01, 2011
Even though the economy is still taking its lumps en route to a full-fledged recovery, UPS appears to be ahead of the game based on its fourth quarter and full-year 2010 earnings performance.
Monday, January 31, 2011
Following speculation that global industrial real estate bellwethers ProLogis and AMB Property Corporation were planning to merge, the companies announced today that they have joined hands in inking a definitive agreement through what that described as a “merger of equals.”
Irrespective of political concerns or positions, the current upheaval in Egypt must not result in the closing of the Suez Canal
Friday, January 28, 2011
Taking steps to let shippers know about its full range of freight transportation service offerings, regional less-than-truckload carrier Pitt Ohio Express has officially re-branded and will be known as Pitt Ohio going forward.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
FedEx this week said it has rolled out a new service, entitled, FedEx Deep Frozen Shipping Solution, which it said is an end-to-end service for shipping temperature-sensitive healthcare products around the world.
Monday, January 24, 2011
In another sign that the pace of the economic recovery remains bumpy, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, noted that the number of waterborne shipments entering the United States dropped 14 percent from November to December.
Friday, January 21, 2011
Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, has joined those experts predicting a substantial boost in sourcing expenses
Monday, January 10, 2011
When the American Association of Port Authorities holds its fourth annual “Shifting International Trade Routes Seminar” in Tampa next month, more than a few speakers will be sounding the call for more infrastructure.
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Sunday, January 09, 2011
Ocean carrier schedule integrity is in jeopardy now that “slow steaming” is in vogue, and shippers have every reason to be concerned