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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.