As Oakland continues to woo global ocean carriers to make this gateway a first port-of-call, executives here are celebrating several significant achievements related to container throughput and efficiency
Fueled by e-commerce, the new state of retail is truly an omnichannel one, and companies will flourish or flounder based on how well their supply chain can meet customer expectations.
Every organization has its own unique set of business processes that it’s labeling must accommodate which adds even more to existing supply chain complexities
Driver turnover rates in the third quarter followed the second quarter’s lead, with things heading up again, according to data issued this week by the American Trucking Associations (ATA).
A new delivery service offering from Amazon, entitled Seller Flex, that received a lot of attention when various reports were published about it in early October could prove to be a major competitive advantage for the e-commerce bellwether in terms of how it negotiates rates with the parcel duopoly of FedEx and UPS, coupled with…Details
Nearly a year into President Trump’s term, NAFTA remains intact, but it also comes with various uncertainties as the United States and its NAFTA trade partners, Mexico and Canada, continue negotiations with the future of the trade pact at stake, to be sure.
It is no secret that the short line railroad sector would benefit greatly for a tax credit, known in railroad circles as 45G, to become permanent. But there is a question of if that will happen in Congress.
After the strong upwards correction of freight rates witnessed in global ocean container transportation during 2017, the question now is whether the trend will continue for another year or whether rates will stabilize.
An otherwise stable outlook for U.S. transportation infrastructure next year will be clouded somewhat by questions surrounding tax reform, according to Fitch Ratings in its 2018 outlook report.
The joint interline service formally rolled out in October by Class I railroad carriers CN and Norfolk Southern appears to be off to a good start so far. That was the word from CN Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Jean-Jacques Ruest at last week’s RailTrends conference.