Paul Scott Abbott

Paul Scott Abbott

Tractor Supply CEO urges servant leadership in logistics

A servant leadership approach is critical to enhancing the supply chain, according to the chief executive of the largest U.S. rural lifestyle retailer.

Feb 13, 2017View Full Blog

Economist sees East, Gulf coasts served by Cuba, Nova Scotia transshipment hubs

The U.S. East and Gulf coasts can expect to be significantly served by a pair of transshipment hubs – ideally in Cuba and Canada’s province of Nova Scotia – a leading port industry economist said today.

Feb 02, 2017View Full Blog

SMC3 attracts more than 500 to Atlanta for Jump Start 2017 logistics conference

Hitting a proverbial grand slam with more than 500 participants, SMC3 has once again provided ample opportunity for supply chain executives and technology providers to learn the latest about the logistics industry and, of course, to mix and mingle.

Jan 30, 2017View Full Blog

Rail, trucking see cautiously optimistic 2017 outlook, say CSX, ODFL leaders

Rail and trucking sectors can be guardedly enthusiastic this year as Donald Trump assumes the presidency, a pair of industry leaders said today [Jan. 23].

Jan 23, 2017View Full Blog

Trump presidency viewed as plus as ports seek infrastructure gains

Having Donald Trump in the White House is apt to help advance infrastructure improvements at ports and throughout the U.S. supply chain, the head of the AAPA (American Association of Port Authorities) said today.

Dec 06, 2016View Full Blog

Industry expert opens Breakbulk event noting ‘uncertainty’ for project market

The project cargo market continues to face uncertainty, according to an expert keynoting a major industry forum.

Sep 28, 2016 • (0) CommentsView Full Blog

Hanjin box offloadings begin, some with ‘deliberate’ damage

With details generalized due to concerns of the beneficial cargo owner, the American Journal of Transportation today [Friday, Sept. 16] received a report that two containers of frozen fish offloaded from a Hanjin ship in the past week at an East Coast terminal had “crunched” doors and other highly unusual exterior damage.

Sep 16, 2016View Full Blog

Georgia Ports launch rail initiative to reach into ‘new battleground’

A new strategic rail initiative aims to further expand the market reach of the Port of Savannah not only throughout the Southeast but also the Midwest.

Sep 15, 2016View Full Blog

Gov. Pence visits North Carolina port

Count the Republican vice presidential candidate among those impressed with the North Carolina State Ports Authority’s Port of Wilmington.

Aug 25, 2016View Full Blog

North Carolina Ports, CSX to begin Wilmington-Charlotte rail link

A new intermodal rail link to begin in September between the North Carolina State Ports Authority’s Port of Wilmington and the CSX intermodal terminal in Charlotte is being touted as a game-changer.

Jul 19, 2016View Full Blog