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Cargo theft:  Watch for the pilferers
Cargo theft:  Watch for the pilferers

Peter Buxbaum | February 11, 2019 | International Trade

Pallets more likely to be stolen than entire truckloads

IP disputes key to Sino-US trade clash
IP disputes key to Sino-US trade clash

AJOT | February 11, 2019 | International Trade

Intellectual Property (IP) is the key to the Sino-U.S. trade clash. Over the past two decades China has gone from an IP consumer to an IP producer. And the question now is whether China will take the next step towards becoming part of the global IP enforcement mechanism?

What is a nail?
What is a nail?

George Lauriat | February 11, 2019 | International Trade

In the byzantine world of tariffs and duties, the obvious is often at odds with the rules and regulations – a circumstance exacerbated by a trade war whose main munitions are tariffs and duties.

The challenge of tracking shipments from start to finish
The challenge of tracking shipments from start to finish

Matt Miller | February 11, 2019 | Logistics

Tracking a shipment from factory to final destination is a complex affair full of technological traps and logistic pitfalls. But realtime shipment visibility is the key to managing a successful supply chain and Chicago-based FourKites has made a business out of pioneering realtime tracking.

GT USA Wilmington advancing long-term Delaware port vision
GT USA Wilmington advancing long-term Delaware port vision

Paul Scott Abbott | February 11, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

GT USA Wilmington, a unit of United Arab Emirates-based Gulftainer, has begun advancing a half-century-long commitment to make the most out of existing Port of Wilmington facilities while moving forward with a diverse development plan that includes building a new container terminal a few miles up the Delaware River.

South Jersey Port Corp. continuing growth in face of steel tariff impacts
South Jersey Port Corp. continuing growth in face of steel tariff impacts

Paul Scott Abbott | February 11, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Enjoying the first full year of operations at the initial phase of its Paulsboro Marine Terminal and weathering tariff-related impacts on steel volumes, the South Jersey Port Corp. is continuing to move breakbulk cargos at a record pace at its facilities along the New Jersey side of the Delaware River.

PhilaPort poised to keep booming with deeper Delaware River channel
PhilaPort poised to keep booming with deeper Delaware River channel

Paul Scott Abbott | February 11, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

With the more-than-quarter-century-long effort to deepen its river channel nearing completion, new super-post-Panamax cranes continuing to arrive, terminal enhancements advancing and additional carrier services calling, the Port of Philadelphia is perfectly positioned to keep breaking cargo records.

Holiday returns challenge supply chain flexibility
Holiday returns challenge supply chain flexibility

Matt Guasco | January 28, 2019 | Logistics | Integrators

Millions of packages that flowed one-way through the supply chain to the consumer must now be turned and move back through the supply chain to the appropriate destination. No easy task for a logistics system largely built to deliver.

Investments in steel capacity proceeding in US and Europe
Investments in steel capacity proceeding in US and Europe

Peter Buxbaum | January 28, 2019 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

But bearish industry sentiments expressed by some US experts

Combining project cargo risks
Combining project cargo risks

Peter Buxbaum | January 28, 2019 | Project / Heavy Lift News

It’s best for different coverages to be included in a single policy

Record massive load mesmerizes Albertans
Record massive load mesmerizes Albertans

Leo Ryan | January 28, 2019 | Project / Heavy Lift News

Inter Pipeline’s Alberta petrochemical project boasts heaviest road movement in the history of the western Canadian province.

Emerging inland port network furthers intermodal efficiencies
Emerging inland port network furthers intermodal efficiencies

Paul Scott Abbott | January 28, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The vertical integration that is helping drive record volumes across Port of Savannah docks extends to encompass a growing network of inland intermodal ports, with construction to begin this year on the Georgia Ports Authority’s second such facility following the summer 2018 opening of its first.

Expanding Port of Brunswick fits perfectly in GPA’s scheme
Expanding Port of Brunswick fits perfectly in GPA’s scheme

Paul Scott Abbott | January 28, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Often overlooked in the shadow of booming Port of Savannah container facilities some 80 miles to the north, the Georgia Ports Authority’s expanding Port of Brunswick is further realizing its potential as a key cog in the GPA’s vertically integrated approach to serving its diverse customer base.

Savannah positioned to sustain ‘stunning, incredible’ growth
Savannah positioned to sustain ‘stunning, incredible’ growth

Paul Scott Abbott | January 28, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Already consistently shattering activity records at North America’s busiest single container facility, the Port of Savannah is undergoing multibillion-dollar expansion and channel deepening that should ensure sustained gains for the port and its users.

Kubota’s Sutton anticipates benefits from Northeast Georgia Inland Port
Kubota’s Sutton anticipates benefits from Northeast Georgia Inland Port

Paul Scott Abbott | January 21, 2019 | People | Industry Profiles | Ports & Terminals | Ports

When Peach State officials last fall announced plans to build the Northeast Georgia Inland Port, Phil Sutton was among the most enthused business executives.

The “Internet of Shipping” is upon us
The “Internet of Shipping” is upon us

Matt Miller | December 17, 2018 | Logistics

Is it a revolution, an evolution or simply technology oozing into an undeveloped segment of the economy – the Internet of Shipping is a real phenomenon that stands to completely rewrite how business is done in the logistics sector…and everywhere else.

E2open pathfinder in logistics tech
E2open pathfinder in logistics tech

Matt Miller | December 17, 2018 | Logistics

In late October, the private-equity backed software company E2open LLC announced that it was buying INTTRA Inc., the leader in electronic booking of ocean-bound containers. This struck many as evidence that ocean-cargo related technology was finally being recognized as a domain institutional investors find worthwhile.

2018 – It was…
2018 – It was…

George Lauriat | December 17, 2018 | International Trade

The year 2018 was tumultuous by any measure. But two ongoing global affairs of state could well become a prelude to era defining events.

EU Commission lauds CETA benefits for European exporters
EU Commission lauds CETA benefits for European exporters

Leo Ryan | December 17, 2018 | International Trade

For the European Commission, the verdict is clear: the EU-Canada free trade agreement has been a success well before entering its second year this past fall.

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