Commentary

A prudent manager needs to pay attention to contingency plans or risk difficulties that exacerbate whatever problem may occur in a motor carrier shipment.
Government-owned or heavily supported container carriers still exist, and to me that’s the flaw in the industry’s business model.
The uncertainty of North American trade has loomed since Trump railed against NAFTA — calling it the “worst trade deal.”
Preliminary research suggests much of North America’s trade community remains relatively indifferent to the major changes taking place.
The idea that Maersk Line would partner with a technology accelerator and that CMA CGM would disclose plans to invest in startups takes the container shipping industry into uncharted territory.
There are several things to consider when deciding the best way to reduce risk in your supply chain.
A driver has committed a theft by changing the name on bills of lading to his to solicit payment.
There are few inevitable truths that people will not attack: protecting people, the environment, and our jobs from a natural disaster.
Change is coming to the maritime industry, and rivals may not necessarily come from the industry.
Container carriers may have found a way to effectively serve small and midsize shippers, a market they've let drain away for decades.
It’s a brave new (virtual) world for big-box retailers who have actively chosen to take a head-on approach to competing with Amazon.
The first tangible indications of what trade policy might look like under the Trump administration have been released.
A carrier has no legal right to hold a shipment “hostage,” no matter how much a shipper may be past due with it for other shipments tendered.
Speculation continues to swirl regarding the potential for more mergers, acquisitions, and bankruptcies in the container shipping industry.