Transportation

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By LM Staff · October 26, 2015
Throughout logistics and the supply chain the conversation is the same. Organizations globally continue to struggle with the options – fully integrated systems or best-of-breed software integrations. During this session our experts in transportation software will explore best of breed integrations versus one-size fits all.
By Patrick Burnson · October 26, 2015
The National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) will hold its annual conference and freight exhibition from Nov. 16-19 in New Orleans. In addition to the exhibition, the show will feature four educational sessions, led by industry experts.
By Patrick Burnson · August 25, 2015
The city and Port of New Orleans have been roaring back since the catastrophic Hurricane Katrina struck ten years ago.
By Patrick Burnson · July 22, 2015
While organized labor has yet to weigh in on Executive Order B-32-15, leaders should recognize that California's complex freight transportation system is responsible for one-third of the state's economy and jobs, with freight-dependent industries accounting for over $700 billion in revenue and over 5 million jobs.
By LM Staff · July 16, 2015
With roughly two weeks until the most recent short-term extension for the federal surface transportation authorization expires, things have been brewing in both the House and Senate, with an eye on both the short-term and the long-term prospects of keeping surface transportation authorization.
By Jeff Berman · July 1, 2015
Despite the prevailing challenges, the less-than-truckload (LTL) market is seeing steady volume growth and solid profits. Our top sector analysts offer their take on this now vital mode as shippers work to obtain the capacity they need at a rate that works for both parties.
By Patrick Burnson · June 4, 2015
As the Port of Houston and other Gulf cargo gateways recover from last months big storm, Hurricane specialists have identified the most vulnerable regions in the nation’s supply chain.
By Patrick Burnson · May 27, 2015
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) had nothing but praise for the Senate passage over the past weekend of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015).
By Patrick Burnson · May 22, 2015
The Chamber of Marine Commerce today joins governments, policymakers, industry and the general public in celebrating the nation’s merchant marine industry, but also urges reforms to ensure greater industrial competitiveness, jobs and prosperity.
By Meryl Wexler president of Wellness Resolutions, LLC. · May 22, 2015
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By MMH Staff · May 15, 2015
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By John D. Schulz · May 1, 2015
Well-run private fleets continue to set the gold standard for service, safety, and accountability. However, operating a highly efficient fleet takes work—and money. Increasingly, private fleet managers are operating a “blended” operation, alternating between their own trucks and for-hire options to help mitigate costs.
By LM Staff · April 20, 2015
Despite great opportunity for growth, the logistics market in Latin America is lagging behind other emerging markets thanks in part to its notoriety for corruption, violence, poor infrastructure and government bureaucracy.

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