In 2013, Fred Boehler joined Americold Realty Trust, the world’s largest owner of temperature-controlled warehouses, as executive vice president and chief operating officer, after years spent in logistics with the supermarket retailer Supervalu and the bookstore chain Borders.
Paul Scott Abbott | October 22, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports
With record-shattering container volumes and advancement of enhancements to existing facilities and a deeper harbor plus development of new infrastructure, the South Carolina Ports Authority’s Port of Charleston is well-positioned to handle further gains in cargo flow on and off of still-larger containerships.
George Lauriat | October 08, 2018 | International Trade
Latin America is caught in the middle of the economic struggle between China and the United States. In a struggle between economic behemoths, smaller nations tend to get trampled but can Latin America (and others) profit from the U.S.-China Trade War?
Auto parts represent a significant part of the $200 billion worth of Chinese goods that are now under tariff. So what happens to the global auto parts supply chain if the tariffs continue for a protracted period…
Paul Scott Abbott | October 08, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports
As she leaves the helm of the Port of New York and New Jersey to embark upon a Harvard University fellowship, Molly Campbell can take heart in having meritoriously followed the classic motherly advice to leave a place better than one found it.
Manik Mehta | September 24, 2018 | Air Cargo News | Charters
Encouraged by the German Government’s stated aim to promote passenger and cargo traffic at the Leipzig/Halle airport in Eastern Germany – this is contained in the text of the coalition agreement signed between Germany’s ruling coalition parties, the conservative Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union and the Social Democratic Party – the airport is trying to become Germany’s cargo hub. Leipzig/Halle is presently the country’s second biggest cargo airport, in terms of cargo tonnage, behind Frankfurt/Main airport.
Leo Ryan | September 24, 2018 | Project / Heavy Lift News
Express Mondor, a privately-owned company specialized in oversized transport based at the small town of Lanoraie on the St. Lawrence River northeast of Montreal, is adding more muscle to its ambitions to capture more business as a niche player on Canadian and U.S. project cargo markets.
Robert L. Wallack | September 24, 2018 | Project / Heavy Lift News
Rare earth elements are the key to items as small as smart phones and as large as wind turbine generators and as the name implies…they are rare. One of the few companies specializing in extracting and processing REEs is Australian-based Lynas Corp. Keeping up with the global demand in REEs is an ongoing challenge for Lynas and other suppliers.