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Going green: Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today

The greening of the supply chain is essential if the world is to achieve the limit of 1.5-degree C, necessary to counter the impacts of global warming. With time running short, can the supply chain go green?
California truckers face clean truck challenges

Peter Schneider, President TGS Logistics, Fresno, California says that clean truck rules developed by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) will bar trucks built from 2007 to 2009 accessing the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in 2023.
Bi-State Motor Carriers’ President says things are better but still pretty tough

Lisa Yakomin, president of the Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers, says conditions have improved for truckers working the Port of New York/New Jersey. That’s the good news, but falling cargo volumes are a worry.
Accelerating into 2023

Reflecting on 2022, after two and half years of disruption, the transportation and supply chain sector is at a moment to differentiate how we do business and leverage technology to accelerate the industry.
The reefer container markets triple play for 2023

As ocean carriers brace for rough seas in 2023, they will also pivot to a profit strategy that is linked to more reliable and stable trades.

Supply chain challenges in an inflationary environment: three things you can do
Three ingredients of the trucking sector to watch now

As we feast our way through the holidays, perhaps the best way to provide perspective on the trucking sector in 2022 is to view it as a holiday recipe.
DHL’s network in Latin America key to perishable hauls

Global jet freighter operator DHL is well known for its swiftly transported and delivered e-commerce loads but the visually distinctive golden-yellow aircraft fly a large network of perishable cargo routes linking Latin America to the world.
Perishable supply chain smoothing out with “heavy pivot” back to ocean from airfreight

Airfreight of perishables boomed as the ocean freight side of the supply chain slowed to a crawl with port delays, labor shortages and trucking snarls. But the supply chain is smoothing out and airfreight perishable movements are moving closer to normal…at least for now.
Wind projects face growing objections… on environmental grounds

If litigation is successful, offshore leases may be in jeopardy.
AAL’s Hansen confident in the MPV market

Henrik Hansen, General Manager, AAL Americas, noted in an interview with the AJOT while acknowledging the global economic challenges facing the industry, and confidence in the MPV sector.
Breakbulk continues growth in 2022, but how long can it last?

The supply-chain constraints, spiking rates, and container dislocations associated with the COVID-19 pandemic saw some cargoes switching to breakbulk from containers in recent years.
Biden’s Buy Clean policy should boost domestic steel

U.S. industry emits less carbon than global alternatives.
Southeast Asian ports hopeful of post-pandemic surge in breakbulk demand

ASEAN ports are growing, and breakbulk is a big contributor.
Mexican fresh export success reflects global industry

Skyrocketing North American fruit and vegetable imports are coming from many sources.
Global terminal operators eye new investments

On October 25th TradePoint Atlantic and Terminal Investment Ltd. (TIL) announced a joint partnership to build a 165-acre container terminal and on-dock rail facility.
POLB’S Tomley addresses zero emission truck and equipment challenges

In a recent Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) opinion piece written by economist Jock O’Connell, O’Connell worries that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) may be burdening California ports by failing to make sufficient provision for the challenges of transitioning harbor trucks and marine terminal cargo-handling equipment to zero emissions:
ContainerPort “nimble” in adapting to new market conditions

ContainerPort’s Jon Urban, in an interview with the AJOT, discusses how the container drayage company has been nimble in adjusting to the post-pandemic’s new market conditions.
Chassis are “made to roll”

In an interview with the AJOT, Mike Wilson the CEO of CCM, a chassis management company, delves into the operational complexities of the often overlooked chassis portion of the services that make the supply chain work.
Global produce industry shines at refreshing new convention

The first-ever Global Produce & Floral Show (GPFS) burst onto the scene in Orlando Oct. 27-29.

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