Air cargo continues to carry the day

While trans-Pacific ocean traffic was especially robust this past peak season, industry analysts were also impressed by the air cargo surge in the region. If this trend is to continue, however, the need for improved airport infrastructure is obvious. The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) notes that the solid expansion in international air cargo […]

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Trucking Regulations: Washington U-Turns; States put hammer down

By John D. Schulz · October 31, 2017 During President Barack Obama’s two terms, Washington’s alphabet game of regulations came down hard on the $748 billion trucking industry. There were regulations from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on electronic logging devices (ELDs); hours of service (HOS); safety reporting of accidents; hair follicle testing […]

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Leveraging Digitization to attack new markets

Finding the proper mix of services while mitigating risk has never been more complicated for freight forwarders, say industry analysts. That means, of course, that global shippers must be even more vigilant than ever in vetting service providers when looking to expand their transportation networks across expanding borders. “Data automation allows supply chains to benefit […]

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