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Handling the cargo surge at NY/NJ: Doing better than most
Handling the cargo surge at NY/NJ: Doing better than most

Peter Buxbaum | April 05, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

It’s a story that’s being replayed in supply chains and at ports across the globe, including the port of New York and New Jersey. After a few months of dramatic declines in cargo, during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, a resurgence beyond all expectations took place.

Apparel and Footwear 2021
Apparel and Footwear 2021

George Lauriat | April 05, 2021 | International Trade

What will the apparel industry look like post-pandemic? The apparel and footwear industry is undergoing some profound changes as the pandemic’s grip loosens, what will the industry look like?

Latin American exports of fruits prove resilient
Latin American exports of fruits prove resilient

Matt Miller | April 05, 2021 | International Trade | Commodity

Latin America’s exports of fruits have been tested by two seasons under the cloud of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Halifax-Great Lakes container service slated for May
Halifax-Great Lakes container service slated for May

Leo Ryan | April 05, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

In a development worth watching, newly created Doornekamp Lines has announced the launching in May of a bi-weekly Canadian-flag container service via the St. Lawrence Seaway between Halifax and Picton, a small growing port on Lake Ontario.

St. Lawrence River two-container port concept under threat?
St. Lawrence River two-container port concept under threat?

Leo Ryan | April 05, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

While the Port of Montreal has successfully navigated through the demanding regulatory process paving the way to begin construction this year of a new container terminal, the same cannot be said for the Port of Quebec in its ambitious goal to become a second container port on the St. Lawrence River.

Port of Boston: 2020 – The best bad year ever
Port of Boston: 2020 – The best bad year ever

George Lauriat | April 05, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

The Port of Boston TEU throughput dropped 9% to 283,061 TEUs in FY 2020 – so why was that a good year?

Northeast ports 2020: Chasing the wind

George Lauriat | April 05, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative | Ports & Terminals | Ports

AJOT’s Top Fifty North American 3PLs 2021
AJOT’s Top Fifty North American 3PLs 2021

George Lauriat | March 22, 2021 | Logistics | By The Numbers

3PLs – Adapting to the times

The Greening of Rail?
The Greening of Rail?

Peter Buxbaum | March 22, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

The industry touts its environmental benefits, but it’s still reliant on diminishing coal revenues.

Lone Star State ports overcoming adversities while advancing infrastructure enhancements
Lone Star State ports overcoming adversities while advancing infrastructure enhancements

Paul Scott Abbott | March 22, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Proving their resilience, Texas ports are surmounting challenges posed by severe weather events and the COVID-19 virus to handle record levels of activity while moving forward with a host of major infrastructure advances.

New Orleans Terminal extending lease, forging ahead to accommodate growth
New Orleans Terminal extending lease, forging ahead to accommodate growth

Paul Scott Abbott | March 22, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

With a 10-year extension of its lease, New Orleans Terminal is forging ahead to efficiently move burgeoning container volumes with leading-edge infrastructure and technology.

Mississippi, Alabama ports move ahead with diverse improvements to facilities
Mississippi, Alabama ports move ahead with diverse improvements to facilities

Paul Scott Abbott | March 22, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

A broad range of projects are advancing at ports of Mississippi and Alabama, from providing better road and rail links to deeper channel access.

Ports of Louisiana weather storms, bolstering facilities to meet demand
Ports of Louisiana weather storms, bolstering facilities to meet demand

Paul Scott Abbott | March 22, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Responding to rising demand, ports of Louisiana are expanding facilities while looking to benefit in several instances from deeper channels.

Can railroads count on intermodal?
Can railroads count on intermodal?

Peter Buxbaum | March 22, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

The COVID comeback is supporting volumes for now, but service competitiveness will tell the story longer term.

Delaware River Valley leads charge for US fruit imports
Delaware River Valley leads charge for US fruit imports

AJOT | March 08, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

With televised cooking shows steaming and a genuine new interest in health and expanded cuisine, American consumers have finally moved beyond an apple a day.

Global steel industry in major decarbonization push
Global steel industry in major decarbonization push

Peter Buxbaum | March 08, 2021 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

Technology makes clean production processes available and steelmakers are deploying them.

Multipurpose vessels: a comeback in 2021?
Multipurpose vessels: a comeback in 2021?

Peter Buxbaum | March 08, 2021 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

With container vessels stuffed to capacity, breakbulk cargoes are returning to breakbulk carriers.

New logistics’ technology emerges from COVID vaccine distribution’s complexities
New logistics’ technology emerges from COVID vaccine distribution’s complexities

Matt Miller | March 08, 2021 | Logistics

A company based in Iceland has developed a data-logger solution for monitoring temperature standards for COVID-19 vaccines across the globe.

Chile presents model of efficiency in vaccine logistics effort
Chile presents model of efficiency in vaccine logistics effort

Matt Miller | March 08, 2021 | Logistics

How Chile’s cool logistics efficiency met the vaccination challenge.

Will Biden bring US back into TPP?

Peter Buxbaum | February 22, 2021 | International Trade

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