The port industry faces challenges posed by new technologies.
Our dynamic industry, which plays an essential role in the increasingly complex world of commerce, is facing challenges on numerous fronts.
Chronic port congestion and extended turn times represent the biggest challenge to the intermodal trucking industry.
We are at a transformative moment for our industry.
The three shaping forces of 2018 will be technology and its impact, the changing nature of our workforce, and the targeting of infrastructure investment support to achieve outcomes tied to specific business needs.
After three rounds of negotiations on modifying the North American Free Trade Agreement, it is clear that the US is taking very strict positions.
In 2018 we believe the new platforms promoting digitization will be enablers in all aspects of the underlying processes.
Negotiate a relationship, not just a deal. When most shippers talk about ocean carrier negotiations, it usually revolves around making a deal that is focused on low rates.
As for 2018, while economic indicators are trending up, the agricultural grain and feed markets look to face another year of supply outpacing demand.
“Digitization” was the word of the year in 2017. The word of the year for 2018 will be “digital execution.” In 2018, actions will speak louder than words, and digitization will be the focus of billions of dollars of investment in logistics and the resulting innovation in our industry.
The current pace of change is one of the most pressing concerns for supply chain professionals. Rapid changes often lead to supply chain disruptions, both positive and negative, which can have a serious impact on those who are responsible for designing, leading, and executing supply chain programs.
In 2018, the industry will continue exploring the application of new technology and gear up their organizations for digit
The transportation industry and the markets it serves operate in evolving environments, creating challenges and opportuni
A significant trend affecting shippers, carriers, and providers of transportation technology solutions is the increase in
If there was one word I would use to describe the greatest impact on (or challenge to) the customs law sector of the inte
The liner shipping industry can finally take a deep breath and rid itself of the unpleasant experiences over the past few
The need for global standardization within customs agencies, government documentation requirements, hazardous cargo needs and classifications is clear in order for trade to work through regulatory obstacles.
Ports contribute to a strong US economy by providing access to commodities used to manufacture many of the goods we use every day. Three timely port topics include possible changes to trade policy, carrier consolidation, and intermodal options.