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By Jeff Berman · January 5, 2015
The ISM reported that the PMI, the report’s key index to measure growth, dropped 3.2 percent to 55.5 (a PMI of 50 or greater represents growth).
By Patrick Burnson · December 31, 2014
The dubiously dubbed “Grand Canal of Nicaragua” bears a troubling resemblance to the phantom “Argentine Canal,” proposed in the 19th century. By all evidence, both ideas are frauds.
By Patrick Burnson · December 30, 2014
Sounding evermore bellicose, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) ramped up the rhetoric recently, alleging that port congestion is a consequence of carrier/terminal conspiracies.
By Josh Bond · December 23, 2014
Sites that leave battery selection to the operator see 30% of batteries underutilized and 20% overused.
By Patrick Burnson · December 23, 2014
The PMA, which represents employers at America’s 29 West Coast ports, has finally asked for federal mediation in its contract negotiations with the ILWU.
By Josh Bond · December 23, 2014
Experts outline the technology and applications of RFID systems.
By Josh Bond · December 18, 2014
Identification tools produce efficiencies in management, production and shipping processes.
By Jeff Berman · December 18, 2014
Newsroom Notes takes a look at some of the biggest stories and themes in logistics for 2014.
By Patrick Burnson · December 12, 2014
In reviewing the proposed $1.01 trillion Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 hammered out in Congress late last week, the American Association of Port Authorities noted that there are significant increases for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Harbor Maintenance Tax operations and maintenance activities and construction budgets, and for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act grants program.
By Jeff Berman · December 8, 2014
More progress is needed for federal goals of carbon pollution reduction to see subsequent supply chain gains.
By Jeff Berman · December 8, 2014
More progress is needed for federal goals of carbon pollution reduction to see subsequent supply chain gains.
By Jeff Berman · December 4, 2014
Based on the data source you look at, there are two distinctly, but, at times, overlapping cases being made for the state of manufacturing here in the United States.
By Patrick Burnson · December 2, 2014
At a time when representatives rarely agree upon anything, U.S. House and Senate leaders from both the Republican and Democratic Parties are jointly sponsoring a bill to establish a national maritime policy to encourage U.S.-flag shipping.
By Jeff Berman · December 1, 2014
Early reports fall short of projections, but the final verdict is yet to come.
By Jeff Berman · December 1, 2014
While it comes as no surprise that Thanksgiving weekend is commonly viewed as the true beginning of the holiday shopping season, it appears that, perhaps, the booming shopping volumes that come along with time spent with family and friends, too much turkey and football may take a bit longer to materialize than originally anticipated.

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