Lone Star State ports setting records, enhancing diverse cargo infrastructure

With record cargo volumes seemingly becoming commonplace, ports throughout Texas are assertively forging ahead with a multitude of infrastructure enhancements to handle even more activity in the future.
Amazon is deploying logistics as ‘secret weapon,’ analyst says

Soon to be a larger supply chain provider than either FedEx or UPS, Amazon is putting logistics to use as a “secret weapon,” according to a prominent Wall Street analyst speaking at a Retail Industry Leaders Association forum.
Port of Virginia welcoming business with enhanced facilities, efficiencies

With enhanced terminal infrastructure and efficiencies and construction under way to bring channel depth to 55 feet – the most among U.S. East Coast maritime gateways – The Port of Virginia clearly is putting out the welcome mat for cargo business.
Levi’s CEO urges innovation in addressing RILA conference

Innovation is critical to the success of retailers at a time when consumers may well be buying less, according to the top executive of Levi Strauss & Co., addressing the Retail Industry Leaders Association’s supply chain forum Tuesday [Feb. 25] in Grapevine, Texas.
RILA event sponsor DHL Supply Chain advancing warehouse robot deployments

Delivering productivity gains averaging 70 percent, robots are increasingly being deployed to pick items for shipment from warehouses, according to a DHL Supply Chain design team executive exhibiting at this week’s Retail Industry Leaders Association conference.
Futurist calls for radical rethinking in opening RILA supply chain forum

Logistics decision-makers must be open to radical new solutions, according to a futurist opening the Retail Industry Leaders Association’s big annual supply chain gathering today [Monday, Feb. 24] in Grapevine, Texas.
Tampa AAPA conferees tackle host of port industry challenges

When Richard Wainio, then port director of the Port of Tampa, orchestrated the American Association of Port Authorities’ inaugural Shifting International Trade Routes Workshop, held in 2008, the big issue on the horizon was preparing for completion of Panama Canal expansion in 2014.
Seaports along Florida Gulf Coast enjoying significant diverse growth

With expanding containerized and breakbulk cargo service offerings and a wide range of activities extending beyond freight movement, ports along the Gulf Coast of Florida are collectively enjoying dynamic times.
Florida’s Atlantic Coast ports enhancing facilities to accommodate record activity

From deeper channels to enhanced terminal infrastructure, ports along the Atlantic Coast of Florida are positioning to handle ever-increasing cargo flows, including from megacontainerships of global carrier alliances.
GT USA Wilmington ambitiously lifting Delaware port operations to next level

In its second year operating Delaware’s Port of Wilmington, GT USA Wilmington remains focused on maximizing capability of existing port facilities and advancing ambitious plans for development of an all-new, $500 million-plus upriver terminal.

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