The future of container shipping may be smaller than we think
In a post-commoditization era, niche ports will emerge as value differentiators.
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.
US West Coast Ports Increase Market Share in 2016
U.S. West Coast ports increased their market share in 2016 indicating losses to East Coast and Gulf ports are being reversed.
PMSA warns about trade impact on ports
John McLaurin, President of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA), warned that Trump administration trade policies could have a negative impact on U.S. trade and ports.
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.
California farmers say drought is over but regulatory constraints remain
Thanks to record 2016-2017 rainfall, the long California drought is over and California growers are feeling positive about the 2017 outlook.
Get ready ELD in view
One small change can have an enormous impact. The change in this case is the electronic logging device (ELD) mandated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in 2015.
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.
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.
Port of Long Beach predicts “modest growth” in 2017
The Port of Long Beach expects “modest growth” in 2017 after experiencing a 5.8% decline in overall container cargo in 2016, according to interim Chief Executive Duane Kenagy.

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