- Tough Balancing Act. Cotrill, Ken // Traffic World;9/6/99, Vol. 259 Issue 10, p33
Focuses on the pressures on Nedlloyd Container Line Ltd. to increase cargo volumes while cutting costs in the United States. Details about the operating loss of the company; Decline of average revenue; Contribution of the Atlantic and North-South trades to the decline.
- 'It all comes down to cost' // JoC Week;6/10/2002, Vol. 3 Issue 23, p18
Focuses on the growth in transshipment of the U.S. imports and exports through Canada. Expansion of the rail network of Canadian Pacific; Establishment of cargo diversion; Alteration of the North American rail map.
- Idled Ships Get Back to Business. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/15/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p8
The article reports on the return of ships to business and addition of new ones in April 2010 as a response to increase in demand after economic recovery according to AXS-Alphaliner.
- Puerto Rico's ocean cargo carriers fight for market share. // Caribbean Business;11/27/1997, Vol. 25 Issue 47, p24
States that Puerto Rico's major ocean carriers bring significantly more goods from the United States mainland than they ship, according to a report by Mercer Management Consulting Incorporated. Effects of the excess capacity; Information on Puerto Rico's major ocean cargo competitors.
- Fire sale. Dupin, Chris // JoC Week;7/22/2002, Vol. 3 Issue 29, p21
Focuses on the decision of U.S. cargo carriers to the Middle East to reduce rates. Impact of geography and overcapacity on the business of the carriers; Political situation in the region; Unofficial boycott against American consumer goods in the region.
- Sustainability and Australian Coastal Shipping: Some Issues. Everett, Sophia; Kittel, Colin // Australian Journal of Maritime & Ocean Affairs;Sep2010, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p82
This paper raises the issue of coastal shipping as an addition and/or alternative to the environmental unfriendly land-based transport operations. It investigates changing government policies relating to coastal and short sea shipping adopted overseas. It points out that Australia's freight task...
- Reduce your material. KIESLING, THOMAS // Multichannel Merchant (Penton Media, Inc.);Dec2009/Jan2010, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p36
The article discusses aspects in material handling processes to improve operating costs. One advice is to consider where the material is needed and how to get the material at that point with the least amount of touches. Another is for incoming product to be moved to an area that will allow goods...
- dash board. // Canadian Transportation & Logistics;Sep2013, Vol. 116 Issue 8, p46
The article offers news briefs related to the transportation industry as of September 1, 2013. TransCore Link Linguistics' Canadian Freight Index has slowdown load shipment in July. Canadian General Freight Index has established the reduction of the Total Cost of ground transportation for...
- IP broadband for the high seas. // NetworkWorld Asia;Nov2008, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p22
The article focuses on the availability of Internet Protocol (IP) based-broadband network for Toll Group, one of the leading integrated logistics service providers in Asia. The company believes that with onboard IP broadband services, it allows them to access the Internet while at sea. It will...