2017: the year the West woke up to the opportunities of the Belt and Road

In recent years, a global reorientation of global trade towards the East, aided by developments under China’s Belt and Road Initiative, has reshaped the port infrastructure landscape. Even as port operators look to adjust to changing economic trends, geopolitical imperatives, demographic shifts and technological innovation, opportunities are ripe for companies who can position themselves to take advantage of the challenges.

Dec 27, 2017View Full Blog

Autonomous Vehicles will improve mobility options for older americans and people with disabilities

Imagine you are the adult child of a senior citizen parent, and your mom or dad is mentally sharp and active but his or her reflexes and eyesight are not what they used to be just a few years ago. The ability to go to the grocery store, visit family and friends or make a trip to the doctor’s office is important to them and their self-esteem.

Oct 13, 2017View Full Blog

How technology is impacting construction logistics plans

Despite the construction industry being one of the slowest to adopt new technologies unlike other industries, in the past few years the construction industry has begun to embrace new technologies and use them to their advantage and keep up with other trades. One of the most vital elements in all aspects in construction is productivity. The adoption of new technologies such as using a mobile based application helps improve construction project productivity in areas including materials management and tool use time, including time spent using drill rigs.

Sep 22, 2017View Full Blog

How to get your parcel through UK customs

The moment your parcel is collected from you, whether it be at home or from your local post office, its journey begins.

Sep 08, 2017View Full Blog

The Speech; The Response; The Hysteria; The Analysis; The Impact; The Unknowns

With public and private sector hysteria beginning to subside, an analysis of the impact of the statements by The Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, officials of the Trump Administration and Members of Congress and the texts (where available) of the announced policies and regulations to be implemented by the Trump Administration can commence.

Jun 19, 2017View Full Blog

Disintermediation or innovation

Freight rate pricing, public or private? - Neil Barni, president of CargoSphere shares his insight with AJOT readers.

May 04, 2017View Full Blog

The future of container shipping may be smaller than we think

In a post-commoditization era, niche ports will emerge as value differentiators.

Mar 03, 2017View Full Blog

Remember railroads when talking infrastructure

In a time defined in large part by polarization and rancor, one area of public policy remains remarkably popular among the American electorate: reinvigorating U.S. infrastructure.

Mar 01, 2017View Full Blog

The most promising markets of 2017: What’s hot, what’s not and how to stomach the risk in between

With 2016 properly packed away with the ribbons and glitter of the holidays, it’s time to face 2017, where new world leaders, political volatility and Mother Nature’s influence all promise to play influential roles. While the outlook for Emerging Market Economies (EME) going into 2017 is stable, uncertainty is on the increase with challenges stemming from the strong U.S. dollar and prospects for higher interest rates in advanced markets.

Jan 12, 2017View Full Blog

Stopping Tank Corrosion in the Transportation Sector

In truck, rail tankers and beyond, Chemically Bonded Phosphate Ceramics can stop corrosion, improve safety, extend equipment life and minimize maintenance and downtime

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