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Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Tompkins International
Gene Tyndall, Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain Solutions
A year ago, we predicted new distribution channels and emerging markets would continue to expand, along with greater supply chain flexibility, efficiency and alignment. These trends are clearly in place and continuing, as are concerns about demand volatility and supply chain risks.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: T. Prince & Associates
Theodore Prince, Principal
Transportation is an asset-based network-operating business.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Nicolaus Stifel
John G. Larkin, Managing Director
From the perspective of Wall Street, 2013 is shaping up to be another year characterized by uncertainty
Reshaping Business for a New World Map
The financial problems in Europe and the U.S. are accelerating a redesign of the global trade map, with new winners and losers emerging as companies develop increasingly complex supply chains.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Philadelphia Regional Port Authority
James T. McDermott, Jr., Executive Director
In past essays, I may have touched on this point when discussing the economics of port operations, but I think it bears repeating, and with a bit more emphasis as our industry moves into increasingly hopeful but still challenging waters after the national economic downturn of years past.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Panama Canal Authority
Jorge Quijano, Administrator and CEO
We had another record in PC/UMS (Panama Canal Universal Measurement System) tonnage recorded during fiscal year 2012 despite a 0.95 percent decrease in transits.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Pacific Merchant Shipping Association
John R. McLaurin, President
While West Coast ports face a number of competitive challenges, the greatest threat may be internal and related to port governance.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Orion Marine Corp./ConFlo Lines
Peter Schauer, Chief Executive
Fortunately, the shipping industry has not witnessed major casualties as may have been expected.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: OOCL (USA)
Paul Devine, President
In line with our earlier forecast, 2012 proved to be another tough environment for the container shipping industry with weak demand growth, volatile fuel prices and unsustainable freight rates for many major trade lanes.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: World Customs Organization
Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General
Governments around the world are taking action to improve the external environment of their trading community by, for example, improving existing infrastructure, creating a better general business environment and enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of their national economic, institutional, regulatory and competition policies.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Waterways Council
Michael J. Toohey, President and CEO
The inland waterways industry looks ahead to 2013 with optimism. The inland system’s locks and dams are aging rapidly, and this critically important infrastructure requires capitalization. Momentum for positive change is moving forward in Congress.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: U.S. Coast Guard
Adm. Robert J. Papp, Jr., Commandant
For more than 222 years, we have been America’s lifesavers. We protect people on the sea, protect against threats delivered by sea, and protect the sea itself. We’re proud of our unique service and the thousands of lives we save.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Transplace
Thomas K. Sanderson, CEO
We must fight the regulatory war on business.
Q&A: Trucking on Steroids: Performance Enhanced?
We’re a motor carrier, and as such are very concerned about drug use by our drivers.
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