Robert Voltmann, CEO and president of Transportation Intermediaries Association, details legislative action relating to freight brokers and what his members expect for 2012.
Noel Perry, FTR Associates’ managing director and senior consultant, explains the economic recovery but warns that the U.S. deficit crisis could cause a slowdown in two years.
Rudy Mack, chief operating officer of American Feeder Lines, provides an update on AFL’s coastwise container service.
Moffatt & Nichol Chief Economist Walter Kemmsies discusses the need for U.S. transportation infrastructure investment.
Peter Tirschwell, VP of Strategy for UBM Global Trade (the parent group of The Journal of Commerce) offers closing remarks on another successful Trans-Pacific Maritime Long Beach conference.
Bryn Heimbeck, president of Trade Tech, says the logistics industry will further embrace cloud computing as a way to better share information provided from sources from across the globe.
SeaIntel Maritime Analysis CEO Lars Jensen says the deployment of megaships brings advantages of economies of scale and environmental benefits, but the larger ships also cut into carrier's flexibility
Bill Wyatt, executive director, Port of Portland discusses port’s emphasis on building local cargo and strategies for helping create less-expensive transportation for shippers through area prope
John Painter, vice president of sales and marketing, Log-Net, says visibility systems are a must for everyone, more automated and mobile-friendly tools for supply chain management on the horizon.
The Environmental Defense Fund’s Elena Craft says the group’s strategy of working cooperatively with transportation carriers and shippers has yielded important gains, but says important pr
Seattle Seaport chief Linda Styrk says the port’s moves to clean up harbor trucking are moving at a good pace, as the port tries to win back container business Seattle says has gone to Canada.
YRC Worldwide’s new CEO James Welch details the progress of the turnaround efforts for the $5 billion trucking operator. YRC News:
On the second day of a two-day tour of Panama, JOC Editor Mark Szakonyi rides the Panama Canal Railway to the Port of Colon, a growing transshipment hub.
On the first day of a two-day Panama Canal tour, JOC Editor Mark Szakonyi checks out a Hamburg Sud container ship pass through the canal.