Korea Development Bank is selling HMM
The Korea Development Bank (KDB) has begun the process of selling “management rights” for Korean ocean carrier HMM...
Are MSC and COSCO poised to be ocean carrier growth leaders?
MSC and COSCO will be the growth leaders in container shipping as other carriers such as Maersk focus more on logistics, according to noted global container shipping analyst Lars Jensen, principal at Vespucci Maritime.
Best practices to ensure your fleet has the proper computerized maintenance management system
Operators of corporate and for-hire transportation fleets certainly understand the importance of maintenance and repair (M&R). It’s a vital aspect of keeping trucks operating and on the road throughout all times of the year, enabling drivers to stay safe and return home on time and of course, to deliver goods to customers in every corner of the country.
Electrification of forklifts continues to show rapid growth
The electrification of forklifts shows no signs of slowing, with incentives being put in place to encourage even faster decarbonization of off-road vehicles.
Flexport’s CEO Clark promises to bring Amazon values to freight forwarding
“I really got to build something for Amazon… I wanted to go out and do it again” - Dave Clark
Port of Long Beach’s Cordero proposes 400 acre wind farm manufacturing terminal
The Port of Long Beach is proposing a 400 acre state-of-the-art wind turbine manufacturing facility producing floating wind turbines for new California wind farms, according to the Port’s Executive Director Mario Cordero.
ONE’S Nixon says decarbonizing shipping could add $2,000-$3,000 per container
Ocean carriers should focus on transitioning from fossil fuels to decarbonized green fuels but expect an added cost of between $2000-$3000 per forty-foot container, warned Jeremy Nixon, CEO of Ocean Network Express (ONE).
AGTC’S Friedmann says ILWU/PMA impasse could result in permanent West Coast port losses
The current impasse over the West Coast dockworkers’ contract is worse than during disruptions seen in the last contract talks of 2014-2015.
AWO’s Carpenter says offshore wind could be the biggest U.S. maritime opportunity “in a generation.”
“Offshore wind has the potential to be the biggest new opportunity for the domestic maritime industry in a generation.” - Jennifer Carpenter, president and CEO, American Waterways Operators (AWO)
Why robotics are stuck in neutral without the right intelligent human labor management solution
Throughout the industrial world and across every continent, businesses are making significant investments in robotics and automation. According to the McKinsey Global Industrial Robotics Survey, automated systems will account for 25% of capital spending over the next five years1. Many of these businesses believe robotics-driven automation systems will drive major benefits in output quality, efficiency, and uptime.

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