TITLE

Rates aren't everything

AUTHOR(S)
Barnett, Chris
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);12/15/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 50, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the attention being paid by shippers to performance measurements. Freight rates preferred by shippers; Service measurements to be used by shippers to assess their own performance and their providers; Factor to which the poor performance in labor-intensive logistics can be traced.
ACCESSION #
11697560

 

Related Articles

  • Shipping Dollars. Page, Paul // Traffic World;6/11/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 23, p4 

    The author reflects on the results of the 2006 State of Logistics Report released by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals that reports on the condition of the shipping industry in the U.S. He states that the data provided was disheartening, but it also showed success for the...

  • ASIA PROJECTS MIXED SIGNALS. Nodar, Janet // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);Jan/Feb2010 Break Bulk, p6 

    The article focuses on the mixed signals in the sector of project cargo carriers in Asia as well as the logistics providers. China is noted as the biggest stakeholder in the Asian region being a manufacturer and exporter of complex industrial segments that creates demand for heavy-lift tonnage...

  • Carriers serving the breakbulk sector. Salisbury, Marsha // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);Aug2005 Supplement, Vol. 6, p33 

    Provides information on carriers serving the breakbulk sector in the U.S. BBC Chartering & Logistics GMBH & Co. KG LEER/BBC (USA) LP; Atlantic Cargo Services; Beluga Shipping GMBH/Beluga Shipping (America) Corp.; Caribbean Forest Traders SA; Eastern Car Liner Ltd./Eastern Car Liner (Americas) Inc.

  • New demands, new solutions. Mongelluzzo, Bill // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);12/18/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 51, p24 

    The article discusses the efforts of shippers associations to cover the needs of small and midsize shippers such as low freight rates, service issues, carrier selection and supply-chain security. The smaller sized shippers require value-added services that can include cargo tracking, and...

  • Kill the Tax, Boost Short Seas.  // Logistics Today;Dec2007, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p21 

    The article focuses on the concept of Short Sea Shipping (SSS) and its importance to freight businesses. SSS refers to an alternative method of moving freight inland from coastal ports by water. The system works because commercial freight is moved from one U.S. port to another, either along...

  • Carriers seek surcharges. Mongelluzzo, Bill // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);7/3/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 27, p18 

    The article discusses the possibility of shipping lines in the U.S. collecting peak-season surcharges from shippers in order to recoup their losses from Spring 2006 when they slashed their imports from Asia driven by a fear of overcapacity. During the busiest months of September and October,...

  • Consumer goods sector boosting growth.  // World Trade;Jun2007, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p12 

    The article presents a forecast for the logistics industry in India. Research firm Report Buyer expects that the market will grow nine percent each year from 2007 to reach $125 billion by 2010. Some of the contributors for the growth include expanding disposable incomes, fast growing...

  • Logistics U. Saccomano, Ann // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);6/9/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 23, p12 

    Provides information on logistics education and its role in shipping and maritime. Changes in the curricula; Definition of logistics; Move to broaden logistics education.

  • RISING TIDE. Selwitz, Robert // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);6/9/2014, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p58 

    The article summarizes the developments in the Florida shipping industry, as over 140 million dollars a year was spent by the state government of Governor Rick Scott in port priority projects in 2014. Topics covered include handled investments like on-dock rail implementation, and critical...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics