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Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Port of Tacoma
John Wolfe, CEO
Calls for a national freight strategy reached receptive ears this past year.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Port of Los Angeles
Geraldine Knatz, Executive Director
With the national election behind us, 2013 is an opportunity to roll up our sleeves and work with our federal and state officials to develop a freight infrastructure plan that will secure a stronger economy for generations to come.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Pisani & Roll LLP
Robert J. Pisani, Partner
If you enjoy roller coasters, 2013 should be your year.
Q&A: The Wrong Road to Getting Paid
We’re a motor carrier and have been having trouble with a shipper in recent months.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: QuestaWeb
Felix Pekar, Chief Operating Officer
The outlook for 2013 is unpredictable, even with the presidential election behind us.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Prologis
David Twist, Vice President, Research
In our 2012 outlook, we concluded that despite the global economic “soft patch,” 2012 would bring economic growth and an improvement in the demand for global industrial real estate. We were right.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Procurian
Ed Sands, Global Practice Leader – Logistics
The most important logistics factor for 2013 isn’t what has changed, but what hasn’t: the high cost of fuel.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Oracle
Greg Smith, Industry Director for Freight & Logistics
As we enter 2013, we see technology permeating every sector of the economy and all facets of our professional and private lives. Innovative logistics service providers are launching service offerings for transportation planning and execution using next-generation transportation management systems, a trend we expect will gain momentum in 2013.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: NTELX
Rob Quartel, Chairman and CEO
The re-election of Barack Obama, the approach of the fiscal cliff as these words are written and the fate of the global economy will have something to say about the U.S. government and economy, but when all is said and done, regulation will increase, federal expenditures will rise more slowly, more federal employees will retire, and the workload for those left behind will continue to swamp the bureaucracy.
Limiting Disruptions Through TMS
Charles T. Trimarco and Stephanie M. Combs
Growing pressure on retailers to shift their business models to fulfill last-minute orders, combined with the ongoing increase in e-commerce amid a slow-growing economy, make it critical for companies to have a flexible supply chain that can handle fast shipments seamlessly.
Get Out of the Way
Don Ratajczak has a few choice words for supply chain interests worried about the direction of the U.S.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Mediterranean Shipping Co. (USA)
Claudio Bozzo, President and CEO
The key to a recovering world economy and the health of our industry lies more than ever in the hands of the U.S. this year.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Matson
Matt Cox, President & CEO
2013 marks yet another move forward on the environmental front for the maritime industry, with the implementation of new MARPOL regulations that prohibit the discharge of all garbage into the sea.
Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Maryland Port Administration
James J. White, Executive Director
As we begin 2013, we are again faced with a dominant issue that impacts all of us: the world economy.
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