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Eastman Chemical’s Schnede addicted  to ‘really, really cool’ world of logistics
  Eastman Chemical’s Schnede addicted to ‘really, really cool’ world of logistics

People Industry Profiles - Apr 09 2018 at 07:36 AM

Shortly after coming to the United States in 1985 to work for ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd, Klaus Schnede almost returned to his native Germany, frustrated by a language barrier.

Central Gulf ports augmenting cargo terminal infrastructure
  Central Gulf ports augmenting cargo terminal infrastructure

Ports & Terminals Ports - Mar 26 2018 at 03:36 PM

With terminal expansions moving forward at most of the region’s ports, the central Gulf region is readying to meet burgeoning demands of cargo interests.

Texas Gulf ports preparing to handle still greater volumes of diverse cargo
  Texas Gulf ports preparing to handle still greater volumes of diverse cargo

Ports & Terminals Ports - Mar 26 2018 at 03:27 PM

Driven by a broad spectrum of energy-related cargos, consumer demand for containerized goods and vehicles, military activity and other stimulative forces, ports along the Texas Gulf Coast are for the most part thriving and are ambitiously advancing a multitude of infrastructure enhancements as they gear up for even greater volumes.

Concern, uncertainty grip Gulf port leaders in wake of Trump steel tariff announcement
Concern, uncertainty grip Gulf port leaders in wake of Trump steel tariff announcement

Ports & Terminals Ports - Mar 13 2018 at 10:33 AM

Hefty tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum have executives of Gulf ports gripped with wide-ranging concerns and uncertainty.

DHL Supply Chain turning to robots to boost efficiencies
  DHL Supply Chain turning to robots to boost efficiencies

Logistics - Mar 12 2018 at 08:29 AM

Robots are doubling productivity in picking medical devices at a Memphis facility of DHL Supply Chain, which is looking to significantly expand its use of robotics and other leading-edge technology solutions in e-commerce fulfillment.

Port of Virginia advancing endeavors to build on record container volumes
  Port of Virginia advancing endeavors to build on record container volumes

Ports & Terminals Ports - Mar 12 2018 at 08:15 AM

With plans advancing for a wider, 55-foot-deep harbor, as well as enhanced infrastructure and systems coming online, The Port of Virginia is assertively preparing to efficiently handle even more containers from ever-larger vessels.

Retail supply chain needs vision, investment, diverse collaboration
Retail supply chain needs vision, investment, diverse collaboration

Logistics - Mar 01 2018 at 12:29 PM

Effective retail supply chains require a forceful vision, appropriate investment and commitment of a diverse workforce, according to presenters at a late February industry conference.

Kohl’s executive tells RILA gathering physical stores still vital to supply chain
Kohl’s executive tells RILA gathering physical stores still vital to supply chain

Logistics - Feb 26 2018 at 01:07 PM

In an era of burgeoning e-commerce, physical stores will remain vital to the retail supply chain, according to a top executive of the Kohl’s Corp. department store chain.

Kohl’s executive tells RILA gathering physical stores still vital to supply chain
Kohl’s executive tells RILA gathering physical stores still vital to supply chain

Logistics - Feb 26 2018 at 11:41 AM

In an era of burgeoning e-commerce, physical stores will remain vital to the retail supply chain, according to a top executive of the Kohl’s Corp. department store chain.

Diaz hitting Mexico-Florida homerun with World Direct Shipping success
  Diaz hitting Mexico-Florida homerun with World Direct Shipping success

People Industry Profiles Maritime News Liner Shipping - Feb 26 2018 at 10:00 AM

Carlos Diaz was in the big leagues just long enough to have one MLB basehit, and now he’s knocking a metaphorical homerun as an ocean carrier executive with World Direct Shipping, a Florida-based line with an expanding presence in weekly services across the Gulf of Mexico.

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