Paul Scott Abbott

Paul Scott Abbott


Capacity challenges, tariff impacts grappled with at New Orleans event

While tens of thousands of sports entertainment aficionados were throwing down less than a mile away at WrestleMania 34 events at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, a couple hundred participants in the 10th anniversary Cargo Connections Conference found themselves grappling with far more serious issues.

Apr 12, 2018View Full Blog

CMA CGM exec calls for industry transformation in opening conference hosted by Port of New Orleans

The ocean shipping industry demands customer-focused transformation, according to a top carrier executive speaking today [Monday, April 9] at the Cargo Connections Conference in New Orleans.

Apr 09, 2018View Full Blog

Concern, uncertainty grip Gulf port leaders in wake of Trump steel tariff announcement

Hefty tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum have executives of Gulf ports gripped with wide-ranging concerns and uncertainty.

Mar 13, 2018View Full Blog

Retail supply chain needs vision, investment, diverse collaboration

Effective retail supply chains require a forceful vision, appropriate investment and commitment of a diverse workforce, according to presenters at a late February industry conference.

Mar 01, 2018View Full Blog

Kohl’s executive tells RILA gathering physical stores still vital to supply chain

In an era of burgeoning e-commerce, physical stores will remain vital to the retail supply chain, according to a top executive of the Kohl’s Corp. department store chain.

Feb 26, 2018View Full Blog

Kohl’s executive tells RILA gathering physical stores still vital to supply chain

In an era of burgeoning e-commerce, physical stores will remain vital to the retail supply chain, according to a top executive of the Kohl’s Corp. department store chain.

Feb 26, 2018View Full Blog

Optimism, concerns expressed at AAPA’s Tampa gathering

While showing optimism in general, a diverse group of ocean transportation leaders speaking at the American Association of Port Authorities’ Planning for Shifting Trade Conference have some genuine concerns as well.

Feb 05, 2018View Full Blog

Infrastructure investment urged as AAPA opens Tampa conference

Increased investment in U.S. transportation infrastructure is being urged as the American Association of Port Authorities’ 11th annual Planning for Shifting Trade Conference gets under way today [Jan. 30] in Tampa, Florida.

Jan 30, 2018View Full Blog

Broadened perspective urged as Jump Start ’18 gets in gear

Transportation industry leaders are being encouraged to be open to new ideas as Jump Start ’18, presented by SMC3, gets into gear today [Jan. 22] in Atlanta.

Jan 22, 2018View Full Blog

Baltimore tunnel plan hits snag as CSX pulls support

The plan to raise the clearance of an antiquated tunnel beneath downtown Baltimore has hit a major snag as CSX Corp. has pulled its support on the eve of a federal grant submission deadline.

Nov 02, 2017View Full Blog