Filed in Supply Chain
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
This week’s announcement of a new ocean cargo service linking China to Oakland comes at a time when the port is making a remarkable outreach effort, with significant “cold chain” implications
Thursday, December 09, 2010
While the Federal Maritime Commission failed to implement any significant reform, it did address ongoing concern over cartel pricing in the transpacific yesterday.
Friday, December 03, 2010
The nation’s supply chain may be at risk if new sources of energy are not tapped in the near future, said the American Petroleum Institute
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
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.
A panel of shipper executives at the recently concluded TransComp expo, hosted by the National Industrial Transportation League, the Intermodal Association of North America, and the Transportation Intermediaries Association, shared their opinions on the economy, supply chain operations and future prospects in a wide-ranging discussion.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Global economic and demographic changes are transforming the growth and operational strategies of retailers and Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) manufacturers. Retailers’ new methods of attracting customers create supply chain challenges for manufacturers. Learn about strategies FMCG manufacturers can adopt to meet retailers’ needs and grow their businesses.
Monday, November 15, 2010
Slow steaming on the transpacific appears to losing its cachet with some shippers, analysts and carriers report.
Four organizations have signed a letter of intent committing to work towards the formation of an industry advisory group to ensure the air cargo industry has a strong, unified voice in its dealings with worldwide regulatory authorities and other bodies.
View all categories and topics
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