Houston’s Mayor Parker emphasizes importance of breakbulk at Port of Houston

Houston’s three-time elected Mayor Annise Parker came out of the oil patch and knows the value of the Port to both the city and the State’s economic fortunes.
FMC Chairman Cordero addresses port congestion issues

Port congestion is a persistent problem plaguing North America’s supply chain and the FMC chairman wants stakeholders to come to the table to find a solution.

Jamaican perishables company tradition of expanding worldwide
Cold chain opportunities for Panama
Logistics platforms proliferate near Panama Canal entrance

Transshipment hubs are vying for business from the Panama Canal expansion. Panama’s location is key for timely delivery to emerging Latin American markets.
JP’s premier Jamaican trade: coffee

While Jamaica Producers (JP) has its roots in the banana trade and diversified into a wide host of businesses, coffee remains an important commodity for the company.
Sugar is not always so sweet

Commodities are complicated and sugar is complicated. Americans may enjoy their sweet treats, but the transport of the substance and trade policies surrounding the commodity, are involved and political.
PwC’s Chapman on logistic M&A

As PwC analyzes transportation and logistics industry mergers and acquisitions, here’s what PwC's Darach Chapman says in an AJOT interview.

Mergers, acquisitions on the move for logistics industry
Popularity of industrial parks with intermodal access on rise

Real estate brokers expect a surge of activity

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