Oakland broke two more records in 2017 with 919,523 loaded import containers and 1.85 million combined imports and exports. The port said import growth drove its record performance.
Speaking on behalf of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), Port of Cleveland President and CEO William Friedman will testify tomorrow before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) in a hearing titled America’s Water Infrastructure Needs and Challenges
The United States needs a major upgrade to its infrastructure—roads, bridges, ports, electrical grids and broadband–to keep up with its newly booming economy.
Smaller, niche freight payment companies with emphasis on shipper service and nimble technology are holding fast with industry giants.
As we have since 2005, we charge into the New Year with our annual “Rate Outlook” cover story and corresponding Webcast where we round up the top analysts in each mode—trucking, air, ocean, rail/intermodal, parcel—to offer the most comprehensive snapshot available of what shippers can expect in terms of freight rates and capacity.
At its core, Seller Flex is geared toward making more products available with free, two-day delivery while helping to relieve overcrowded warehouses.
Managing shipment visibility, coordinating transit and delivery details, and enabling efficient management of administrative activities will be key objectives for both shippers and 3PLs this year.
While the 2017 holidays are in the rear view mirror, that does not mean that it has gotten up and gone away. How? Well, in the supply chain management world we live in, it really comes down to two simple words: reverse logistics.
In a letter to leadership at the United States Surface Transportation Board, CSX CEO James Foote outlined the progress the Jacksonville, Fla.-based Class I freight railroad carrier has made in its ongoing implementation of Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR).
Port Tracker expects December to come in at 1.6 million TEU, which would mark a 2.6% annual gain, with all of 2017 pegged at 20.1 million TEU. This would mark a new all-time record, ahead of 2016’s 18.8 million TEU by 7%. What’s more, 2017 included five of only seven months on record to reach…Details