Port of Oakland’s Brandes cites port upgrades
Bryan Brandes, Maritime Director, Port of Oakland says the Port is working on a number of projects to improve rail service and upgrade refrigeration capabilities.
Red Sea and Panama Canal disruptions: 2024 implications for shippers
When disruption in the Red Sea co-occurred with ongoing water level challenges in the Panama Canal, shippers were eager to understand immediate supply chain impacts.
Former Defense Secretary Gates says Suez disruptions could last indefinitely
Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said disruptions to the Red Sea by Houthi forces could go on indefinitely curtailing use of the Suez Canal and forcing ocean carriers to plan for long term redirection of shipping around the coast of Africa.
Port of Oakland’s Wan says box volumes are rising in 2024
In his annual ‘State of the Port 2024’ address on February 29th, Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan said, “In 2023, we reached 2,000,024 containers.
LA’s Seroka: Biden’s $20 billion port cyber initiative is “wake up call”
President Biden’s executive order calling for a $20 billion cyber security investment in U.S. ports is “a wakeup call for all of us in the port and supply chain industry,” according to Eugene Seroka, Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles.
Is the freight industry complicit in circumventing trade sanctions against Russia?
Is the freight industry complicit, along with cargo owners, in circumventing trade sanctions imposed by the West against Russia?
AgTC’s Friedmann hails FMC rule implementing Ocean Shipping Reform Act
Peter Friedmann, executive director, Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) hailed the new rule issued by the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)
Port insurance on the Great Lakes requires thoughtful planning
The state of Great Lakes port infrastructure is one of the biggest issues facing the US and Canadian maritime industries.
Air cargo set for another challenging year
Air cargo is set for another challenging year with geo-political tensions continuing to weigh heavily on global supply chains.
Supply chain optimization strategies
Supply chain optimization strategies key to logistics transparency.

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