A trio of rail shipper groups, each with a vested interest in the long-term future in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) penned a joint letter to the United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, and Mexico’s Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo to express their support for NAFTA,…Details
Erik Autor, president of the National Association of Free Trade Zones shares his insight on current state of NAFTA.
The Transpacific Stabilization Agreement announced that it would dissolve next month.
New digital platform secures capacity at fixed rates using binding contracts
Given the myriad moving parts-such as economic, regulatory, or trade-based ones, among others, the current supply chain, freight transportation, and logistics markets, are moving at a rapid pace, with more than a lot going on at any given time.That was made clear in a CEO panel featuring YRC CEO James Welch and Jason Hess, vice…Details
I began to refer to what was coming down the pike in the transportation marketplace as “The Perfect Storm” in early 2017. But I’ve realized that term may have become so common now that we’ve lost perspective on what’s really happening. So, realistically, a better word for our current situation might be a full-fledged Frankenstorm.
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved the Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility, moving forward on a project within the Harbor District that will expedite the movement of cargo while mitigating its impact on the environment.
Amber Road’s eBook, Digitization Creates a Strong Value Chain: Enabling Supply Chain Agility, delves into why agility is essential for the modern supply chain and its key benefits, including:
FTR said November’s reading was at a “more sustainable level,” with conditions still strong for carriers despite the sequential decline, noting that it assumed October’s spike would be short-lived and not maintained at that level. But it said that if contract rates are able to sustain its current path of growth momentum
For all of 2017 SA tonnage was up 3.7% annually, marking its largest annual increase going back to 2013’s 6.1% increase.