CSX Transportation’s overhaul does not capture the enormity of changes rippling through the US intermodal industry.
Colin Barrett, president, Barrett Transportation Consultants
Carriers do not have “title” to the goods in their possession, even if they pay damage claims in full. They cannot treat the goods as their own chattels, disposing of them at their sole discretion.
Susan Pomerantz, senior director of consulting, Livingston International.
One could be forgiven for having forgotten all about the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Pierre Liguori, European contributor
Businesses should consider contingency plans and remodel their supply chains, but the current Brexit talk deadlock creates additional uncertainty.
Steve Walker, founder, SBS Worldwide and SWG Global
The reality is that the future of forwarding is not emerging from Silicon Valley.
John P. Swenson, partner, Scali Law Firm
Driverless trucks will take some getting used to, but that does not make them the Halloween demon that the Teamsters make them out to be.
Doug Overett, director enterprise sales UK, Freightos
Many folks have asked what the future of freight will look like, but if you look around, we’re already there.
Susan Kohn Ross, international trade attorney, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp
You receive an invoice from CBP for additional duty assessed on an entry. When do you have to pay it? Presumably, the answer is within 30 days — but maybe not!
HE Haralambides, professor of maritime economics and logistics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, and president, Haralambides & Associates
Containerization has gradually led to the commoditization of the ocean (port-to-port) liner service, leading to excruciating competition among carriers.
“Carriers have to be willing to concede that there is interplay between the long-term contract, and spot rate customers, and that rate actions taken in the spot market can negatively impact contract shippers.”
The Maritime Workers Emergency Medical Fund deserves generous support. It offers a helping hand to those in need and provides direct help to those who help make the maritime industry such a special community.
John W. Miller, trade numerologist, IHS Markit
The global scrap metal market has been growing and is expected to increase to $406.2 billion in 2020 from $277.1 billion in 2015.
Mark Palladino, principal, ARG LLC
It has been well known that air cargo carriers have struggled with invoice accuracy for years, with legacy syst