Filed in Transportation
Friday, September 10, 2010
Dwindling space and risings rates have caused major disruptions for U.S. importers over the first half of 2010. How long will these challenges persist on the high seas? We’ve asked a couple experts to explain what ocean shippers can expect for the rest of this year.
Thursday, September 09, 2010
In a letter sent to shippers today, the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC), said several major ocean carriers will no longer be providing container chassis.
Friday, August 27, 2010
Yesterday’s federal court ruling that the Port of Los Angeles can regulate trucks that haul goods in and out of its property was cheered by local government leaders and organized labor.
IRTA named Maersk as the recipient of the International Refrigerated Transportation Association Executive of the Year award as part of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) Food Logistics Forum.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
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
Monday, August 23, 2010
The California Maritime Academy has once again ranked high in the annual US News & World Report and Forbes surveys of the nation’s undergraduate colleges and universities.
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
With the economy in better shape than it was a year ago, despite recent signs of slippage, it appears that transportation and logistics merger & acquisition activity is on the mend, too, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ recently-released data.
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.
Traditional 3PL services like transportation and logistics don’t cut it when a company wants to enlarge its global footprint. That’s when value added, strategic advice of a 4PL may be needed. But who gets the call?
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Monday, August 09, 2010
In a development that would be laughable if it were not so calculatingly devious, the Teamsters have forged a partnership with “progressives” comprising community activists and environmental groups to mandate that independent owner-operator truckers be banned from the ports.