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Reflections on Port Safety for Dangerous Goods Reflections on Port Safety for Dangerous Goods
The explosion at Tianjin Port last August should be seen as a spectacular example of why those operating throughout the global supply chains should examine their work... »

With 360 Sea, River Ports, the U.S. Is Awash in Ocean Commerce
The U.S. is served by publicly - and privately-owned marine facilities located in approximately 360 commercial sea and river ports. These are found along the Atlantic,... »

Reduce Port Congestion By Expanding Container 'Free-Flow' Systems Reduce Port Congestion By Expanding Container 'Free-Flow' Systems
Stakeholders at U.S. ports are spending $9bn a year to accommodate the next generation of super-sized container ships. But simply expanding physical infrastructure will not... »

Videos
Challenges and Rewards of Moving Freight Between the U.S. and Mexico
Tom Sanderson, CEO of Transplace, discusses the growing U.S-Mexico freight market and how Transplace continues to strengthen its presence there. Sanderson also highlights... »

PortMiami's Model for Dynamic FTZs PortMiami's Model for Dynamic FTZs
Export of tropical plants, refurbished yachts and medical instruments destined for Latin America are just some of the new developments at PortMiami's foreign trade zone, says... »

How 3PLs are Responding to the 'Amazon Effect' and Other Market Trends
The Amazon effect is raising consumer expectations for delivery services and logistics providers are struggling to meet those expectations without degrading margins, says... »

Editors' Blog
Can Ports Keep Up With the Changing Needs of Container Lines?
Those idle cranes in the Port of Oakland's Outer Harbor stand as mute testimony to the changes that are roiling container ports and terminals today.

A Port With Too Much Container Space? Welcome to the Bizarro World
In the Superman comics, the Bizarro World is a planet where normal people and events become strangely inverted. Which, in the world of global trade and supply chain, appears... »

Will Mexico's Growing Ports Pose a Threat to U.S. Gateways?
Mexico is competing with the U.S. for manufacturing work coming back to the western hemisphere from China and other parts of Asia. Will it pose the same challenge for U.S.... »

Podcasts
The New Panama Canal: Who Wins; Who Loses? The New Panama Canal: Who Wins; Who Loses?
The new set of locks at the Panama Canal is open for business. How will it affect North American shipping patterns?

  News
Actively Operating Shipyards Decline Greatly Around the World
The Korea Offshore and Shipbuilding Association has released numbers confirming the expectations of many analysts: the number of actively operating shipyards around the world... »

Hanjin Bankruptcy Not Expected to Greatly Impede Retail Imports Hanjin Bankruptcy Not Expected to Greatly Impede Retail Imports
Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports should be at near-peak levels this month even as retailers work to cope with the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy,... »

Study Zeroes in on Ways to Improve Health, Safety of Container Port Workers Study Zeroes in on Ways to Improve Health, Safety of Container Port Workers
An independent study published on Friday suggests ways to significantly improve the health, safety and welfare of workers in the global container port industry.

White Papers
What Arrives in L.A. stays in L.A.: DC Bypass Strategies that Leverage the Largest U.S. Gateway
As a majority of retail products are sourced in Asia and arrive at West Coast ports, mid-tier retailers who rely exclusively on centralized distribution centers may be... »

Can You Benefit from Deploying An Omni-Modal TMS?
Orchestrating the end-to-end transportation process hasn't gotten any easier over the last decade. Working effectively with customers, suppliers, carriers, freight... »

Big Ships, Big Challenges: The Impact of Mega Container Vessels on U.S. Port Authorities
The average size of container vessels calling at U.S. ports has grown considerably over the past five years, and the trend is expected to continue. As U.S. ports prepare to... »

Webinars
Designing a Transportation Network to Support Your Supply Chain: Balancing the Shift in Power Between Shippers and Carriers Designing a Transportation Network to Support Your Supply Chain: Balancing the Shift in Power Between Shippers and Carriers
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR When it comes to moving goods, having an optimized transportation network can be a competitive advantage for your supply chain. The transportation... »

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