BNSF Logistics looks to capitalize on “industrial renaissance”

Ray Greer, President of BNSF Logistics, is positioning the 3PL subsidiary of the rail company owned by Berkshire Hathaway to become a global leader in the project cargo sector. He wants BNSF Logistics to capitalize on the “industrial renaissance taking hold around the world.”

Hong Kong International Airport lifts value chain proposition
Bridge to prosperity

In 2016 the bridge linking Hong Kong with the Chinese city of Zhuhai in the Pearl River Delta region will be complete. The $10 billion bridge has been called “the bridge to China” a figurative as well as literal description. But above all Hong Kong hopes it is the bridge to a new prosperity as the region moves up the economic value chain.
Running afoul of the Lacey Act

The Lacey Act, which was originally designed to protect US wildlife and habitats, six years ago, was expanded to the importation of illegally harvested lumber. The legislation now is one of the most complex and potentially hazardous for US buyers of forest products – just ask Lumber Liquidators.
Europe’s pipeline politics breathes life into “Southern Corridor” gas project

While there are still issues surrounding the project, construction on the long sought and much debated “Southern Corridor” gas pipeline project from Azerbaijan to Italy will begin next year. But the Southern Corridor is just one play in Europe’s pipeline politics.
Is the confusion on chassis saga set to end?

The problems associated with chassis are legendary. But as the ocean carriers exit the business, new business is emerging.

EX-IM provides lifeline for beleaguered US flag ocean carriers
Export-Import Bank of the US levels the playing field for US exports
Ukraine’s transport challenge

As Ukraine moves to realign trade, its transport and logistics become a major focus, and a major concern. Roads are decrepit; airports lack capacity and rail is outdated. Ports are improving, but still require substantial work to be competitive. Intermodal bottlenecks remain chronic. Safety records are dismal.

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