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Paul Scott Abbott

Traffic Club of New York extends far beyond Gotham

As Norfolk Southern Corp. marketing executive Carroll E. Neville looks forward to the 113th anniversary dinner of The Traffic Club of New York, set for Feb. 28, he still finds himself having to explain how come a man whose office is in South Carolina is president of a New York-based professional organization.

Feb 07, 2019 • (0) CommentsView Full Blog

COSCO’s Finkel says rates still too low as AAPA opens Tampa trade conference

Longtime ocean carrier executive Howard S. Finkelsays rates are still too low as the American Association of Port Authorities’ 12th annual Planning for Shifting Trade Conference gets under way today [Jan. 30] in Tampa, Florida.

Jan 30, 2019View Full Blog

SMC3’s Jump Start 2019 leaps into gear as legislator calls for infrastructure fix

U.S. transportation infrastructure is in dire need of fixing and will require funding from multiple sources, a member of Congress said today [Jan. 28] as Jump Start 2019, presented by SMC3, leaps into gear in suburban Atlanta.

Jan 28, 2019View Full Blog

Creepy-crawly TV import spurs APHIS probe, reverse logistics

Cannibal arachnids imported from Mexico, trapped within TV screens, apparently aren’t an everyday occurrence.

Oct 31, 2018View Full Blog

Georgia officials enthusiastic about Savannah port expansion

Griff Lynch, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, and other Peach State officials could not be more enthused about the Port of Savannah’s 10-year, $2.5 billion expansion, to grow annual throughput capacity of the Western Hemisphere’s largest single container terminal to 8 million 20-foot container units from its present 5.5 million TEUs.

Sep 20, 2018View Full Blog

Florence makes landfall near Port of Wilmington

North Carolina port officials don’t expect the Port of Wilmington to reopen until at least Tuesday or Wednesday in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

Sep 14, 2018View Full Blog

‘Patently unfair’ tariffs imperiling U.S. port infrastructure advances

Beyond projected depression of trade volumes with Asia, U.S. ports are facing a less-publicized but equally real threat related to tariff imposition: High duties on container cranes and other cargo-handling infrastructure.

Sep 11, 2018View Full Blog

Returns, blockchain lead opportunities, according to presenters at SMC3 event

Logistics providers have hundreds of billions of dollars of opportunities related to returns of purchases and blockchain implementation, according to presentations at SMC3’s Connections 2018 collaborative supply chain intelligence conference.

Jun 29, 2018View Full Blog

NBA legend West tips off Connections at Greenbrier

When it comes to true success, basketball legend Jerry West and supply chain organization leader Heather Sheehan appear to be on the same team.

Jun 25, 2018View Full Blog

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

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