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By Patrick Burnson · December 14, 2018
While California’s two mega ports in San Pedro Bay have reported record inbound container throughput this fall, the state’s third largest ocean cargo gateway has been no slouch in the department, either.
By Jeff Berman · December 13, 2018
Freight transportation-related infrastructure projects were front and center this week in regards to funding awarded by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) for the first round of the fiscal year 2018 Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) discretionary grant program.
By Patrick Burnson · December 6, 2018
With this week’s release of A.T. Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council predictions for the coming year, one particular forecast is especially prescient, the trade war “truce” with China.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 6, 2018
Once slow to adopt automation, 3PLs are now leading the way
By Dennis Mehaffey · December 6, 2018
While devices have been interconnected by the Internet for more than a decade, we're just scratching the surface of what IoT means to the supply chain.
By Jeff Berman · December 4, 2018
There appears to be a collective sigh relief among freight railroad industry stakeholders, regardless of the agreement’s new name.
By Patrick Burnson · December 4, 2018
A potential U.S.-China tit-for-tat over tariffs hasn’t dampened cargo volume growth at California’s third largest ocean cargo gateway so far. In fact, the Port of Oakland is on track for its third straight year of record container volume in 2018.
By Jeff Berman · December 3, 2018
With the election now concluded, it is time for members of Congress on both sides of the aisle to truly roll up their sleeves and make some inroads on the transportation infrastructure front.
By Patrick Burnson · November 27, 2018
In an industry first, the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) announced new membership requirements to advance the sustainability performance of the mining sector, committing members to implement the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 23, 2018
If you're interested in speaking about emerging technologies, or being recognized for your work, read on!
By Oliver Mueller · November 16, 2018
With increasing environmental concerns threatening supply chain sustainability, businesses have never been so focused on achieving this goal – especially for retailers and consumer goods manufacturers.
By Jeff Berman · November 16, 2018
At this point, it fair to say that the strength of the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) Shipping and Package business, especially the parcel component, can be viewed as “the light in the forest” for USPS, amid its constant state of financial issues. These financial issues are well documented, to be sure, and were highlighted this week in the USPS’s fiscal year 2018 results.
By Rob Ruffin, Meghan Shehorn and Debjit Banerjee · November 15, 2018
For many leadership teams, ballooning distribution and transportation costs are a silent peril. A small, well-designed distribution network can operate more efficiently than a large one.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 12, 2018
The fastest-growing trend in warehousing could be smaller and smaller facilities.

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