Commentary

It’s a brave new (virtual) world for big-box retailers who have actively chosen to take a head-on approach to competing with Amazon.
The first tangible indications of what trade policy might look like under the Trump administration have been released.
A carrier has no legal right to hold a shipment “hostage,” no matter how much a shipper may be past due with it for other shipments tendered.
Speculation continues to swirl regarding the potential for more mergers, acquisitions, and bankruptcies in the container shipping industry.    
Effort to make trade more efficient comes as US antitrade rhetoric flares.
The California Air Resources Board without public notice adopted a resolution that could undermine the competitiveness of California's ports.
Bradley S. Jacobs has forgotten about his encounter with XPO employees and union representatives from around the world at the company’s 2016 shareholder meeting in Connecticut.
Leveraging technology and investment to focus on the niche of serving the needs of fast-moving cargo is a positive direction for the ports to pursue.
Looking at inland point intermodal data for 2016, the biggest gains were seen in the corridor linking the Northeast with the Midwest.
Companies can try to associate their brand with big global tech brands such as Amazon, Alibaba, and Uber but this is a marketing technique and requires further scrutiny.
A broker is hired for a two-stop load. Its carrier delivers to the wrong consignee, who accepts the freight. A second carrier is tasked with taking the load to the right consignee. It arrives damaged. Who is liable?
To drive profitability, the logistics industry must be smarter, not bigger.
Last year proved another challenging one for truckload and LTL volumes.
The sound and fury about the North American Free Trade Agreement and how it is destroying the United States is not new.