Ocean carriers, shippers and truckers can’t stop bickering over an issue that has plagued the transportation industry for years, and shows no sign of being easily solved: the ownership and management of chassis.
At a time when ports are suffering from severe congestion and scarcity of land, one designer of cargo-handling equipment is proposing a radical new way of moving ocean containers between ship and shore.
Freight railroads are striving to provide near- to real-time information on the status of containers and trailers. Chuck Hieronymi, director of business solutions with Railinc, tells how they're doing it.
Protests against a natural gas pipeline are crippling Canada’s railways — key economic arteries in the sprawling, trade-dependent nation — and prompting cries of “insanity” and “ecoterrorism” from business leaders.
In naming new executive director Danny Wan, the Port of Oakland drew from among its ranks — Wan has served for 13 years in a variety of advisory and executive management roles, including port attorney. In this conversation with SupplyChainBrain, he outlines his vision of the port’s future.