Government is replete with instances of “Let’s make things more complicated for those who follow the law… that will stop illegal things from happening!” Welcome to the updated Lacey Act. (I’ll bet you were thinking I was going to write about something else …) The 2008 Farm Aid ... Read more
Comparing one of the largest ports in the U.S. with an iconic baseball movie might seem like a stretch, but in the spirit of “Field of Dreams,” the Port of Savannah has become a model for other ports around the world who seek to expand their infrastructure and attract shippers ... Read more
US consumers have apparently found the cure for the winter blues, and it comes with that unmistakable new car smell. The ‘Big 8’ automakers' monthly sales figures are now public, and March 2014 numbers tell us that US auto dealers saw their best sales month since February 2007. ... Read more
“Summer time and the livin’ is easy…..” well, it can be if your temperature-sensitive cargo is transported correctly. Otherwise, that shipment of meat or fruit could turn into something rotten. Global demand for refrigerated containers is heating up. According to Drewry, ... Read more
A Look at Trucking Capacity in 2018 – Will you feel the Crunch?
The US trucking industry is fast approaching December 18, 2017 when enforcement of a significant new regulation goes into effect. The electronic logging device (ELD) mandate will ...
Have you ever stopped to consider why we refer to the day after Thanksgiving as Black Friday? And no, it isn’t because of the black eye you got last year when you waded into the fray ...