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- EVENTS. // Commercial Motor;11/9/2006, Vol. 204 Issue 5203, p37
This section presents a calendar of events related to the transportation industry in Great Britain in November 2006. The Freight Transport Association Transport Manager seminars will be held in Sheffield and Yeovil in England. The Road Haulage Association O-license compliance will be conducted...
- More Warehouses for More Cargo. Berg, Joel // njbiz;8/27/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 36, Special section p6
The article presents information on the Portfields Initiative in New Jersey which aims to accommodate the ever-growing flow of trade in the state. The initiative which is in conjunction with the Port Authority of New York seeks to put warehouse space in former industrial sites within a 25-mile...
- Maintenance Matters. // Flying Safety;Sep2003, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p28
Presents accounts of cargo mishandling in airplanes. Importance of a DD 2133 paperwork to an aircraft carrying cargo; Purpose of checking the status of a cargo onboard an aircraft before takeoff; Things to consider when making improvements to an aircraft.
- Still kicking. Plume, Janet // Journal of Commerce (15307557);9/13/2004 Supplement, Vol. 5, p28
Provides information on the Turning Basin, the historic center of shipping in Houston, Texas. Details of the cargoes handled by the center; Key to the center's continued viability; Advantages of the Turning Basin over the other terminals.
- Going with the flow in Mexico. Mireles, Ricardo Castillo // Logistics Today;Jul2005, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p10
This article presents information related to a major U.S. carrier that has changed its operating model to achieve success in Mexico. In the 1990s, truckload carrier Schneider National Mexico found itself entangled in a seven-year legal and political feud with the powerful Mexican National Cargo...
- Analyst: Spread Out Capacity. // Traffic World;12/5/2005, Vol. 269 Issue 49, p33
The article reports on the opinion of a leading liner shipping analyst that global container lines must actively manage the introduction of new, larger post-Panamax ships in order to avoid potentially serious decline in rates. They must also continue to redeploy existing tonnage to secondary...
- Cool new approach to cut freight costs. Watson, Elaine // Food Manufacture;Sep2005, Vol. 80 Issue 9, p26
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- No dip expected in winter freight rates. Viswanathan, Prema // Asian Chemical News;12/1/2003, Vol. 10 Issue 425, p23
Predicts an increase in freight rates in March 2004. Expectation on freight demand in China in January 2004; Influence of vessel space shortage to freight rates on gas and liquid cargoes; Increase in ethylene consignment from South Korea to Indonesia in November 2003.
- MARKET FACTS 2004: International. // Crain's New York Business;7/5/2004, Vol. 20 Issue 27, p36
The amount of cargo handled by the ports of New York and New Jersey rebounded strongly last year, reaching 78.4 million metric tons, but the ports' share of North Atlantic traffic fell more than a percentage point, to 58.5%. China continues to grow in importance as both an exporter and importer....