Global Logistics

By Patrick Burnson · October 18, 2017
San Francisco-based BSR has announced that its Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG) has released its Global Maritime Trade Lane Emissions Factors report. This contains data provided by more than 3,200 ships from 22 of the world’s leading ocean container carriers representing 87 percent of the global ocean container shipping industry by volume.
By Patrick Burnson · October 16, 2017
While transpacific oceanborne traffic was especially robust this past peak season, industry analysts were also impressed by the air cargo surge in the region. If this trend is to continue, however, the need for improved airport infrastructure is obvious.
By Patrick Burnson · October 9, 2017
New statistics out today show that containerized import volume at the Port of Oakland increased 12.6 percent last month. The port reported that it handled the equivalent of 79,135 20-foot import containers. A search of records indicates that it was the largest September import volume in the port’s history.
By Patrick Burnson · October 2, 2017
The largest ocean cargo gateway for U.S. agricultural exports on the West Coast has announced a major upgrade, as Port of Oakland Commissioners last week approved an $11 million rail spur to Cool Port Oakland.
By Patrick Burnson · September 29, 2017
Currently, there are 276 authorized FTZ across the United States. These zones allow importers and exporters to reduce, eliminate or defer duty payments on manufactured or stored goods prior to releasing them into domestic commerce or exporting them out of the U.S.
By Patrick Burnson · September 21, 2017
Salesforce, the San Francisco-based leader in CRM, today announced that Maersk Line—a worldwide leader in transportation and logistics, with a fleet of more than 600 vessels that move in excess of 12 million shipping containers each year—is expanding its use of Salesforce
By Patrick Burnson · September 21, 2017
In a highly anticipated meeting the The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) convened this week in a closed session to receive a briefing on Petition Number P4-16, the petition of the Coalition for Fair Port Practices for rulemaking.
By Patrick Burnson · September 12, 2017
The collapse of Hanjin in 2016 fueled speculation that new players might be emboldened to enter the “Top Tier” and begin competing for market share. By attacking targeted trade lanes left by the void of services, some carriers are finally finding a way to make money, too.
By Patrick Burnson · September 8, 2017
When five ocean carrier members of the World World Shipping Council (WTC) convened in the San Francisco Bay Area recently, their technical experts requested a visit to the Port of Oakland to evaluate the port’s unique approach to shore power.
By Patrick Burnson · September 1, 2017
The study results indicate rising consumer expectations surrounding online shopping are putting pressure on retailers to deliver on convenience, price, and the availability of products from around the world.
By Patrick Burnson · September 1, 2017
Pitney Bowes recently announced a 48 percent increase in global parcel volume over the last two years, as reported by its second annual Parcel Shipping Index.
By Patrick Burnson · August 25, 2017
New data indicates the Port of Oakland this year may receive its second-fewest container ship visits in a decade. A Port executive called it "a positive sign."
By Patrick Burnson · August 24, 2017
More than 1,600 neo-Panamax1 ships have passed through the expanded Panama Canal since its opening on June 26, 2016.
By Patrick Burnson · August 24, 2017
FarEye, a logistics management solution, became a partner of choice for DHL eCommerce to enhance its customer experience, optimize its resources and deliver its brand promise "real-time."
By Patrick Burnson · August 21, 2017
Less than a year since launching its unique “digital solution” for ocean cargo container throughput, the Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are expanding the program to include all terminals and shipping lines.

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