John McLaurin, president of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, admits that the Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) proposed by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will indeed by “transformative,” and will reshape the Southern California waterfront.
In early October, UPS said it was in contract talks with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) on new collective bargaining agreements. And yesterday the Teamsters National Negotiating Committee met to set the bargaining agreements to “fight for the contract we deserve.”
In this webinar our panel will discuss the new service challenges facing rail/intermodal providers and offer practical advice for how shippers can keep efficiency high and costs down.
Coming off of last week’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) public listening session focusing on Class I rail carrier CSX’s service issues, CSX was again in the news this week with its third quarter earnings release.
In the aftermath of Harvey and Irma, truckload capacity is tighter than it has been for years, giving some shippers challenges in covering freight. Here are the factors at work, along with some suggestions for what you can do now to prepare yourself for the market ahead. What’s causing tight truckload capacity Keep in mind,…
Both freight spend and shipment levels for the third quarter showed both quarterly and annual gains, according to data issued in the U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index, a new report form Minneapolis-based U.S. Bank.
San Francisco-based BSR has announced that its Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG) has released its Global Maritime Trade Lane Emissions Factors report. This contains data provided by more than 3,200 ships from 22 of the world’s leading ocean container carriers representing 87 percent of the global ocean container shipping industry by volume.
September shipments were up 4.9% annually at 976,605. While this is down compared to August’s 1,066,698, the annual improvement is ahead of August’s 2.2% annual spread.
Chicago-based industrial real estate firm JLL said in its “First Look at Industrial” report for the third quarter of 2017 that market indicators continue to see significant increases. One example of this is for rent, which JLL said are being paced by a combination of an increase in warehouse and logistics absorption and “persistently low”…
Just what is supply chain management today? It’s moved from cost cutting to enabling the business.