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Premium Article  The hot industrial real estate market

Transport Intermediaries - Jun 26 2015 at 08:00 AM

Distribution space in major metro areas and secondary locations are both in high demand right now. Read More »

Premium Article  New Kalmar Ottawa T2 terminal tractor is everything-but-sexy ‘hammer in toolbox’

Intermodal Road - Jun 24 2015 at 02:50 PM

The Kalmar Ottawa T2 terminal tractor may not be sexy, but the latest generation truck from the folks who invented yard hostlers back in 1958 is everything a trailer-spotting driver could desire. Read More »

Premium Article  Shooting blanks

Intermodal Road - Jun 24 2015 at 02:25 PM

New York-based transportation expert Dr. Stephen Blank thinks North America needs a transportation strategy. The trouble is we’re shooting blanks when it comes to implementation. Read More »

Premium Article  The brave new world of the automated warehouse

Transport Intermediaries - Jun 24 2015 at 10:25 AM

There is a revolution taking place in warehouses all over the globe. It’s the automation of the warehouse. The automated warehouse will be plugged into every socket of the nooks and crannies of the distribution system. Robotics stand ready to change warehousing forever, but will price prove an obstacle to implementation? Read More »

Premium Article  Turkish Cargo eyes the huge North American market

Air Cargo - Jun 24 2015 at 10:21 AM

Latest addition of weekly freighter service to Chicago aimed at strengthening market position. Read More »

Premium Article  Technology drives speed, efficiencies as warehousing association turns 125

Transport Intermediaries - Jun 23 2015 at 03:13 PM

While the basic function of the warehousing industry has remained constant for more than a century, technology is facilitating speed and efficiencies that could not possibly have been imagined when the predecessor entity to the International Warehouse Logistics Association was founded in 1891. Read More »

Premium Article  Industry demands spur investments in projects around central Gulf region

Ports & Terminals Ports - Jun 12 2015 at 03:00 PM

Port authorities and private industry alike are shelling out big bucks on projects that should help keep business on the upswing at ports throughout the central Gulf region. Read More »

Premium Article  Florida Gulf Coast ports look to gain from abundant, diverse opportunities

Ports & Terminals Ports - Jun 12 2015 at 12:30 PM

Ports along the Florida Gulf Coast are aiming to further capitalize upon their propitious positioning close to the expanding Panama Canal, industry-rich Mexico and a Cuba that is opening to U.S. tourism and trade, as well as proximity to offshore energy activity and the Sunshine State’s own growing population base. Read More »

Premium Article  Port activity reflects highly competitive ro-ro automobiles trade

Ports & Terminals Ports RoRo Port - Jun 12 2015 at 10:30 AM

The auto sector has been hot as imports roll through East Coast ports. Read More »

Premium Article  ‘Car guy’ Goodwin drives logistics for Volkswagen Group of America

International Trade - Jun 12 2015 at 10:21 AM

Whether in his garage restoring a 1961 Ford Galaxie convertible or on the job as senior manager of transportation for Volkswagen Group of America Inc., self-described “car guy at heart” Scott Goodwin applies decades of automotive industry experience to ensuring quality delivery. Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Davisville, RI: the biggest small port in the US

Ports & Terminals Ports RoRo Port - Jun 12 2015 at 10:16 AM

The Port of Davisville is perhaps the biggest small port in North America. One of the top ten Ro Ro ports in North America on the import side, it’s also a port that is growing and growing fast. Read More »

Premium Article  The Mexico stratagem shapes auto logistics in North America

International Trade - Jun 11 2015 at 04:06 PM

Viva La Mexico – Mexico is shaping auto logistics in North America and beyond. Just like retailers were compelled to develop a “China Strategy,” OEM’s now finding it necessary to put Mexico into their planning. Read More »

Premium Article  Is there a “Brilliance Dolphin” in your automotive future?

International Trade - Jun 11 2015 at 04:05 PM

Since 2009, China has emerged as the world’s largest vehicle market, both in terms of sales and manufacturing. Last year, China produced 23.7 million vehicles, according to the Center for Automotive Research, based in Ann Arbor, MI. Chinese consumers purchased 23.5 million cars and light trucks. Read More »

Premium Article  Energy industries among major forces powering ports along Texas Gulf Coast

Ports & Terminals Ports - Jun 11 2015 at 03:51 PM

True to Texas tradition, with a boost from Eagle Ford shale play activity, energy industries are a key factor propelling growth at ports of the Lone Star State. Read More »

Premium Article  Will Rosenthal and Eco Flow re-engineer harbor trucking?

Intermodal Road - Jun 08 2015 at 08:59 AM

It’s a concept that is hard to wrap your head around. But Jonathan Rosenthal’s idea is just the sort of thing to send it all topsy-turvy. Read More »

Premium Article  Court decision will alter motor carrier responsibility

Liner Shipping - May 21 2015 at 03:02 PM

Do ask and make them tell. That’s the lesson motor carriers should take away from a recent, precedent-setting court decision. The ruling centers on whether brokers have an obligation to disclose the value of cargo to be shipped. Read More »

Premium Article  Increased “insurance capacity” undermines returns for insurers

International Trade - May 21 2015 at 07:54 AM

The cargo insurance business finds more money chasing “risk” and this means smaller margins for insurers and rates trending downward. Read More »

Premium Article  Disruptions cost agricultural shippers billions in lost sales – what’s next?

International Trade - May 20 2015 at 10:00 AM

Some issues are clearing for shippers of Ag products, but others remain Read More »

Premium Article  California’s secondary ports add up to much more than their numbers

Ports & Terminals Ports Container Port - May 19 2015 at 02:30 PM

California’s secondary ports, hardly second class. Read More »

Premium Article  Port of San Francisco still does freight

Ports & Terminals Ports Container Port - May 19 2015 at 10:00 AM

Although San Francisco is more noted for a bridge, a song and the Giants, the port still moves the freight necessary to build the buildings in the booming Bay Area and Silicon Valley. Read More »