Transportation

<p>Marcus Smith, manager of transportation procurement</p> By John D. Schulz · October 8, 2010
After outsourcing its transportation functions to a 3PL in January 2007, the 150-year-old manufacturer brought it back under its own roof to tighten controls, establish carrier measurement, and rack up the savings. And that bold move earned Armstrong the 2010 NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year Award.
By Patrick Burnson · October 7, 2010
The DOT proposal to grant antitrust immunity to two air carrier alliances for services between the United States and Japan was greeted warmly by shippers yesterday
By Patrick Burnson · October 4, 2010
Ocean vessel operators threatened by the recent Federal Maritime Commission’s mandate to investigate pricing practices of cartels are responding by bringing shippers into the fold
By Patrick Burnson · September 23, 2010
As widely expected, the Federal Maritime Commission is likely to be given more authority next year to end ocean carrier pricing collusion
By Patrick Burnson · September 20, 2010
Damco, the logistics arm of A.P. Moller-Maersk and one of the world’s “top 20” providers of freight forwarding and supply chain management solutions, has announced that Maersk Distribution Services Inc. (MDSI) will be integrated into Damco.
<p>With its new DC, the pet retailer has reduced its handling costs, bolstered its green transportation initiatives, and fortifies its overall distribution network—all while providing room to grow.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · September 10, 2010
With its new DC, the pet retailer has reduced its handling costs, bolstered its green transportation initiatives, and fortifies its overall distribution network—all while providing room to grow.
By Mary Collins Holcomb and Karl Manrodt · September 10, 2010
The findings of our annual study reveal that shippers have not significantly changed how they manage their logistics and transportation activities over the past year. However, we find that the Masters are moving to a more defined organizational structure and are putting more 3PLs to work to help them gain significant cost advantage once the recovery finally kicks in.
By Rick Bridges · September 10, 2010
Cargo insurance is the oldest type of insurance in existence, yet it’s often the least understood. Whether you are a transportation intermediary or a shipper, here are some cargo insurance buying tips from the unique perspective of an insurance insider.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Patrick Burnson · September 10, 2010
Freight forwarders have been trying to remain confident during the rocky economic rebound. However, industry analysts report that demand has recovered at a remarkable rate in 2010, signaling a whole new set of challenges for forwarders and shippers alike.
By Patrick Burnson · 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.
By Patrick Burnson · September 9, 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.
By Patrick Burnson · 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.
By Patrick Burnson · August 27, 2010
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.
By Patrick Burnson · 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
By Patrick Burnson · 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.

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