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
It is true that no supply chain is immune from disruptions; however, there are steps you can take to mitigate disruptions in transporting your cargo and minimize the impact to your ...
The Present-Day Ocean Container - Part 2 in a 3-part series.
Oh, the humble shipping container; they are everywhere. We see them on highways, watch them trundle by at railroad crossings, and if you live near a port city...well, you know the ...