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‘Patently unfair’ tariffs imperiling U.S. port infrastructure advances
‘Patently unfair’ tariffs imperiling U.S. port infrastructure advances

Ports & Terminals Ports - Sep 11 2018 at 08:04 AM

Beyond projected depression of trade volumes with Asia, U.S. ports are facing a less-publicized but equally real threat related to tariff imposition: High duties on container cranes and other cargo-handling infrastructure.

Continuing intermodal gains seen by executives of Class I rail firms
  Continuing intermodal gains seen by executives of Class I rail firms

Intermodal News Rail - Sep 10 2018 at 08:04 AM

Thanks to overall North American economic strength and a shortage of trucking capacity, Class I railroads are enjoying dynamic growth in intermodal activity and are responding with enhanced services and billions of dollars of investments in infrastructure and technology, as executives envision the upward trend continuing.

Record-setting Port of Baltimore advancing more 50-foot berthing
  Record-setting Port of Baltimore advancing more 50-foot berthing

Ports & Terminals Ports - Aug 20 2018 at 08:10 AM

Moving containers and vehicles alike at record paces, the Port of Baltimore is adding more 50-foot-deep berth space plus bringing on additional land to ensure continuing ability to efficiently link global markets with consumers of the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond.

Returns, blockchain lead opportunities, according to presenters at SMC3 event
Returns, blockchain lead opportunities, according to presenters at SMC3 event

Logistics - Jun 29 2018 at 09:01 AM

Logistics providers have hundreds of billions of dollars of opportunities related to returns of purchases and blockchain implementation, according to presentations at SMC3’s Connections 2018 collaborative supply chain intelligence conference.

NBA legend West tips off Connections at Greenbrier
NBA legend West tips off Connections at Greenbrier

Logistics - Jun 25 2018 at 10:52 AM

When it comes to true success, basketball legend Jerry West and supply chain organization leader Heather Sheehan appear to be on the same team.

Neiman Marcus fashions luxury logistics with Weirich’s channel-agnosticpassion
  Neiman Marcus fashions luxury logistics with Weirich’s channel-agnosticpassion

People Industry Profiles International Trade - Jun 25 2018 at 10:01 AM

Delivering the luxury experience synonymous with the Neiman Marcus name demands consistent execution of consumer-satisfying logistics, and Willis Weirich is passionately committed to an agile, channel-agnostic approach that resonates positively with upscale customers.

Kansas City builds on location as burgeoning distribution hub
  Kansas City builds on location as burgeoning distribution hub

Intermodal News Rail - Jun 25 2018 at 09:16 AM

The Kansas City area’s attraction for warehousing and distribution begins with the three most important attributes in real estate – location, location, location – and extends its fast-growing appeal to encompass such benefits as a dynamic workforce and comparatively low operating costs.

Walgreens looks to Slone to lead prolific supply chain initiatives
  Walgreens looks to Slone to lead prolific supply chain initiatives

People Industry Profiles Logistics - Apr 23 2018 at 10:00 AM

Having literally written the book on modern supply chain excellence, Reuben Slone is spearheading initiatives saving Walgreens hundreds of millions of dollars while enhancing safety and providing mutually beneficial opportunities for workers with disabilities.

Capacity challenges, tariff impacts  grappled with at New Orleans event
Capacity challenges, tariff impacts grappled with at New Orleans event

International Trade - Apr 12 2018 at 12:07 PM

While tens of thousands of sports entertainment aficionados were throwing down less than a mile away at WrestleMania 34 events at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, a couple hundred participants in the 10th anniversary Cargo Connections Conference found themselves grappling with far more serious issues.

CMA CGM exec calls for industry transformation in opening conference hosted by Port of New Orleans
CMA CGM exec calls for industry transformation in opening conference hosted by Port of New Orleans

Ports & Terminals Ports - Apr 09 2018 at 12:19 PM

The ocean shipping industry demands customer-focused transformation, according to a top carrier executive speaking today [Monday, April 9] at the Cargo Connections Conference in New Orleans.

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