Global Logistics

By Patrick Burnson · October 21, 2016
Management consultants at McKinsey & Company, maintain that the parcel market in the U.S. is set to double by 2025, with Same-day delivery and instant delivery to accounting for one-fifth of the demand.
By Patrick Burnson · October 20, 2016
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) recently discussed two matters of interest to each of the five Commissioners and the broader shipping public: ongoing developments related to the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy, and a third party review of the southern California-based PierPass program.
By Patrick Burnson · October 19, 2016
Hanjin’s receivership represents the trough of the container shipping market and despite continuing concerns of weak trade growth and fleet oversupply a gradual market recovery is now expected
By Patrick Burnson · October 17, 2016
Just a little more than one year ago, the ports of Seattle and Tacoma joined together to launch The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) – an unprecedented demonstration of regional solidarity.
By Patrick Burnson · October 17, 2016
Two recent reports point to sustained growth for California's third largest ocean cargo gateway
By Patrick Burnson · September 30, 2016
Importers will find Oakland’s location increasingly attractive as the economies of the greater Bay Area, Northern California and even Nevada continue to blossom. More than 80 percent of the port’s inbound cargo volume goes to those areas.
By Patrick Burnson · September 28, 2016
News that the 20,000-member International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) plan to meet again in early November should be welcomed by West Coast shippers
By Patrick Burnson · September 27, 2016
Hanjin’s bankruptcy leaves the proposed carrier grouping THE Alliance at a size disadvantage to both its future rivals. Maritime analysts ask: miight a replacement be called up?
By Patrick Burnson · September 27, 2016
A weak trend of improvement in the Stifel Logistics Confidence Index is evident, though the Index is still short of the neutral 50 point mark, report analysts for the London-based think tank, Transport Intelligence
By Patrick Burnson · September 26, 2016
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) announced the creation of the Supply Chain Hall of Fame, honoring individuals and groups that have made outstanding contributions to the supply chain discipline.
By Patrick Burnson · September 26, 2016
SeaLand, the Intra-Americas regional ocean carrier of the Maersk Group, today introduces the Port of Hueneme, California as a new port call on its West Coast Central America (WCCA) Service.
By Patrick Burnson · September 26, 2016
A potential supply chain meltdown resulting from Hanjin Shipping’s bankruptcy has been averted at the Port of Oakland.
By Patrick Burnson · September 22, 2016
Rumors that A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S would split its operations into divisions concentrated on transportation and energy were realized last evening.
By Patrick Burnson · September 13, 2016
A Transpacific shipping route linking Asia and the U.S. will add weekly Port of Oakland stops beginning in November.
By Patrick Burnson · September 13, 2016
Despite many adversities for the maritime sector over the last year, seaborne perishable reefer trade increased in 2015 - and is forecast to grow further still in 2016.

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