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Thursday, June 09, 2011

While labor costs and “green” initiatives may be making West Coast ports less dominant in the coming years, they are hardly at risk, said a prominent industry analyst.
Posted on 06/09 at 08:59 AM
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Proposed legislation in California that would make that state’s ports less competitive with other Pacific Rim and Gulf ports is being opposed by The International Warehouse Logistics Association
Posted on 06/09 at 07:30 AM
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Tuesday, June 07, 2011

In a move to contain costs and sustain service, the West Coast MTO Agreement announced it will raise the current Traffic Mitigation Fee at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Posted on 06/07 at 03:31 PM
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The tired old cliché, “thinking outside the box,” takes on new meaning when invoked by the world’s leading container shipping company
Posted on 06/07 at 01:27 PM
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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

While union dockworkers and truckers have long been criticized for making U.S. West Coast ports weaker, another faction of organized labor may pose an even greater threat to the competitiveness of one major ocean cargo gateway.
Posted on 05/10 at 08:01 AM
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Friday, May 06, 2011

In keeping with its aggressive march in global forwarding, Crane Worldwide Logistics has reached another milestone, reports Kewill, a major software provider.
Posted on 05/06 at 07:17 AM
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Thursday, May 05, 2011

As we noted in a recent news story, Americans are significantly more concerned about nearly all aspects of their supply chain security compared to six months ago. This includes the threat posed by WikiLeaks.
Posted on 05/05 at 08:01 AM
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Thursday, April 28, 2011

In the latest survey conducted by the International Air Transport Association, just over a third of respondents reported stability in employment numbers in Q1 2011 while 42 percent hired additional staff and less than a quarter cut back.
Posted on 04/28 at 08:05 PM
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Results from the International Air Transport Association’s quarterly survey conducted in April point to a significant deterioration in sentiment on the outlook for industry profitability in 2011
Posted on 04/28 at 07:48 PM
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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Responding to a request for comments from the Federal Maritime Commission on the effect of slow steaming on U.S. ocean liner commerce, most shippers found little or no rate or service benefit.
Posted on 04/27 at 02:36 PM
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