Commentary

Commentary

The Suez Canal disruption shows that network constraints — known or unexpected — can generate disruptions and diseconomies of scale.
The constellation of problems facing intermodal rail is daunting, but not insurmountable, given proper attention. The issues of outsourcing, rigid scheduling, and insufficient attention to service can be overcome to bring in intermodal’s bright future.
Companies offering managed transportation management services have traditionally struggled to integrate parcel and last mile service into their traditional freight offerings, but the mandate to do so is growing thanks to e-commerce demand.
The Biden administration’s first priority should be immediate action to keep supply chains stable amid COVID-19.
As we begin 2021, we hope to leave behind the disruptions of 2020 — the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting global recession, collapsing oil prices, Brexit, and a bitter US presidential cycle, to name a few — but however brief it is, disruption always leaves permanent change in its wake.
Houston-based industry group offers mentoring and professional connections that are hard for students to find during the pandemic.
Someone on a ship may have weeks or months to go before getting home.
With virtually no fanfare, Amazon is making aggressive moves to enter yet one more segment of the logistics ind
While it may not be necessary to completely re-create the Super Van network in the 21st century, the intermodal sector may need to move towards something closer to that so-called ancient model.
Companies that want to do business with carriers that support the TradeLens cloud service have no option but to join and supply the required data.
The federal government could accelerate electric trucking by allowing heavier trucks
Recently, I have found myself in a place in life that I have not been in 40 years. Unemployed.
A Transport and Environment representative,
Time and time again, Puerto Rico has proven its resilience following natural disasters, economic upset, politic