New technology could alleviate JFK cargo nightmare

In 2020 and 2021, New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport benefitted from the global trend that saw shippers increasing their reliance on air-cargo services in the face of a choked ocean-transportation system.
Inflation Reduction Act attacks climate policy with support for nuclear power development

Although some favor renewables, U.S. government policy promotes a mix of alternative electricity generation.
China’s steel industry under pressure from failing property sector

Government stimulus and lower interest rates are designed to boost demand, but a recovery is not on the horizon.
STB to weigh CP/KCS merger in September hearing

Opposition to the combination has emerged; board must also consider conditions requested by railroads, shippers.
China, COVID and iron-ore prices

Virus-related shutdowns have negatively impacted steel demand and future uncertainty is depressing ore prices, for now.
Breakbulk lumber is booming at the Port of Lake Charles

Louisiana port is also considering development of an offshore wind facility.
Cold-storage industry faces workforce issues, inflationary pressure

Americold, the largest player, managed to recover increased costs, but food production has yet to return to normal.
Last-mile deliveries: Competition heating up for sites

Whatever the facts and figures surrounding ongoing COVID-19 infections, the public discourse suggests that many political leaders and their voters are over, or want to be over, the pandemic.
Transportation and infrastructure difficulties are hobbling Canada’s forest products industry

Supply-chain problems compromise rail service; shortage of industrial space hampers port operations.
Ukraine war clouds global steel demand prospects

Conflict has added a large dose of uncertainty to industry projections.

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