Mike Stark, president of Pacer Distribution Services, explains how his company uses transloading to help speed up surface shipments when there are delays in unloading cargo at ports. From the JOC’s 13th annual TPM Conference, Stark shares that several of his key customers are seeing an uptick in business in 2013.
Bryn Heimbeck, president of Trade Tech, explains how his company's technology allows shippers and forwarders to streamline their sales, operations and accounting processes.
Maersk Line, the world’s largest ocean carrier, will deploy the first five of its so-called Triple E vessels this year, CEO Soren Skou told some 2,000 attendees of The Journal of Commerce’s TPM Conference.
Senior Editor Bill Cassidy asks New Penn President and CEO Steve Gast about the outlook for LTL trucking in 2013.
The U.S. government should establish a set of priorities for deepening of ports and harbors and create a new way of funding projects that make strategic sense for the nation’s trade needs, according to Jim Newsome, president and CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers could begin dredging the Savannah River navigation channel to a target depth of 47 feet as soon as the second half of this year, said Curtis Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority.
Richard Heath, who runs the London-based World Container Index, talks about how shippers and ocean carriers use the WCI of global container freight rates as a becnhmark for adjusting rates under long-term freight contracts of up to five years.
Senior Editor Bill Cassidy and R.W. Baird transportation analyst Benjamin J. Hartford discuss whether trucking may be headed for its own “renaissance” in pricing and profitability in 2013.
Dennis Rochford explains how the $285 million project to deepen the Delaware River from 40 to 45 feet by 2015 will bring new cargo into the ports along the Delaware River.
Francisco Sanchez discusses progress of Obama Administration's National Export Initiative and of negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The Port of Jacksonville recently spent $2.4 million for a 2.4-acre site that will become the home of a $30 million intermodal container rail terminal.
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