2016 Intermodal Expo
The 34th annual Intermodal Expo was recently held in Houston TX. Attended by over 130 exhibitors and 1,800 registered conference delegates, the Expo featured speakers representing leadership and innovation in intermodal goods movement.
PANYNJ Port Industry Day
The New York – New Jersey Port Promotion Association hosted their 16th annual event Monday at Liberty House in Jersey City, N.J. Turnout was strong and networking was brisk on issues from the Hanjin backlash to port productivity.
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.
A Shot in the Arm for Russian Cargo
Khabarovsk to Samarga: The Russian logistics firm Samarga – Holding has pledged to raise $6.5 billion to build a new railway corridor linking Eastern and Western Russia via connections between the Samarga River and the Trans-Siberian Railway (TSR).
Working through the Maelstrom – Hanjin’s Status
It will still be many weeks before the total effect of Hanjin’s bankruptcy can be measured. Not only are the vessels, their cargos and crews affected, but ports and labor have also been embroiled in this chaos.
Raising Crane – Getting a leg up on Ship-to-Shore Operations
Over the last several years, ocean carriers have been seeking to reduce operating costs through what they have termed “Economies of Scale”.
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.
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.
S.C. International Trade Conference - A lesson in business friendly politics
The 43rd South Carolina Trade Conference (SCITC) held at the Wild Dunes Resort on the Isle of Palms, September 12-14 was for the attending delegates (a full house) a lesson in business friendly politics.
Tanked and Heading South – The U.S. Truck Load Capacity Gap
Industry leaders warn that 2017 could be a tough year for domestic transportation. As states and the federal government tighten regulations on clean trucks, hours of service and comprehensive driver training, the effects will be felt throughout the trucking community.

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