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DRT International’s CEO Attends TPF General Assembly in Sáo Paulo
June 20, 2013

DRT International Inc.’s CEO, Desmond Falla attended the TPF General Assembly Meeting, in São Paulo City, Brazil from May 17th-19th, 2013 where he serves as the Chairman.  The TPF Meeting consists of representatives from freight forwarding companies from North America, …

Top 5 Logistics Markets in the U.S. 2012
May 20, 2013

1. Chicago:  Most of Illinois’ 23 interstate highways are traversed by 60% commercial trucking.  It is a mid-way point for much transcontinental traffic with a hotbed of solid highway infrastructure and the BELT railways system, the largest intermediate switching terminal …

Port of Baltimore Bugging Out
May 7, 2013

Generally, when we hear about people shipping “Bugs” it ends up being the Volkswagen type. We all know those cars, those little adorable things. But recently, the Baltimore U.S. Customs & Border Protection discovered a different kind of “bug” in …

TPM 2013 Sponsored Video: Port Everglades/Florida East Coast Railway
April 30, 2013

Steven Cernak, chief executive and port director of Port Everglades, and James Hertwig, president of Florida East Coast Railway, discuss their organizations’ recent performance, their partnership in a new intermodal container transfer facility, and the opportunities they see and projects …

New Maersk Triple-E Proves Efficient and Eco-Friendly
April 7, 2013

Maersk has about 5 months before the big launch date of their new, ground-breaking Triple-E ship which is scheduled for delivery on June 28th, 2013. We are excited that such a prominent player in the shipping industry is being proactive …

Supply Chain Management Professionals set to celebrate 50 years
March 23, 2013

Later this fall, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals [CSCMP] will meet in Denver to discuss all things supply chain. Celebrating 50 years, you can imagine that this group has seen shipping and logistics change and evolve over time. A …

Will Sequestering Affect your Shipment?
March 5, 2013

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in the United States has recently made public that it is taking measures to cut its work hours by what will amount to 5,000 border patrol agents and over 2,700 inspectors. It plans to immediately stop …

There’s More to a Ship than Just Her Name
February 10, 2013

Have you ever wondered what all the writing, stamps, letters etc. on a ship’s hull mean? There may have been a little voice inside of you that figured it was just a way to tell other boats or countries who/what …

Lufthansa to No Longer Offer Standalone Cargo Shipments
January 9, 2013

Early in December, Lufthansa’s executive board decided to no longer offer standalone cargo shipments and will instead integrate with Lufthansa Cargo. Michael Göntgens, a spokesman for Lufthansa Cargo confirmed later.  “The process has just been started. During the next quarter …

Strike Avoided, But Negotiators are on the Clock
December 28, 2012

With the nation’s economic uncertainty hanging on by the last finger due to the impending fiscal cliff, at least there is a small silver lining with today’s news that a strike has been avoided [albeit temporarily] between the International Longshoremans’ …