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Maritime Stakeholders voice opposition to proposed Oakland A’s ballpark at Port of Oakland
A rendering of the proposed Oakland A’s ballpark at Howard Terminal shows pleasure boats near the navigational channel for container ships and the turning basin adjoining the proposed ball park used to dock ships (Rendering courtesy: BIG).
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UK Exit from the EU and its impact on the UK Aviation Industry
So the meaningful vote on the Government’s Brexit agreements has come and gone and we are no further forward.
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Port of Oakland plans for mega-ships
The Port of Oakland is investing in new infrastructure, including mega ship to shore cranes to load and unload 18,000 teu (20-foot container unit) container ships that it expects will be arriving at California ports within the next 2-5 years.
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Fighting cybercrime: Old tools for new threats
Digital communications and transactions have vastly increased the speed and convenience of business. But this digitization has also paved the way for whole new types of threats and risks that many companies struggle to contain. In particular, middle market companies that use wire transfers to buy and sell goods directly with overseas customers and suppliers are being targeted by hackers at an alarming rate, and many are incurring serious financial losses.
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Retailers: Thinking Outside the Box to Address Driver and Equipment Shortages
According to the American Trucking Association, there is a current shortage of about 51,000 drivers, which is impacting U.S. retailers, and it is predicted to get worse in the coming years.
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What Lies Ahead in 2019? Continued Change for the Cold Chain
The cold chain for life sciences continues to undergo seismic change. In 2018, we saw an ongoing shift in the approach pharmaceutical manufacturers take to putting life-saving drugs in the hands of clinicians and patients.
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C.H. Robinson’s Five Global Shipping Trends for 2019
Adapting to trends is crucial for success, so keep on top of industry shifts, and adjust your global shipping strategy accordingly.
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What’s in store for 2019?
In 2019, many ocean carriers will be forced to sit longer at port waiting for trucks to pick up the cargo, which will prompt some to impose emergency intermodal fees or stop door delivery in response.
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How logistics companies can thrive during disruption within the wholesale vehicle market
The growth and disruption of the digital marketplace is hard to miss in industries like retail and entertainment. A range of companies, including Amazon, Spotify and Netflix, are replacing the traditional businesses of yesterday.
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FMC investigation backs port demurrage and detention charges but seeks more transparency
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) approved the recommendations of Commissioner Rebecca Dye as set forth in her final report of the Fact Finding 28 investigation. Her recommendations also included the establishment of a Shipper Advisory Board.
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