Record container trade through Port of Melbourne
- Walking a tightrope. Arendes, Michael J. // Fleet Owner;Jan1998, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p66
Reports that the growth in the demand for intermodal freight transportation in the United States and Canada in 1997 surpassed projections. Reason for the increase in the demand for intermodal freight transportation; Reference to the projections for growth in the intermodal freight...
- Government-owned containers. // Translog;Jul92, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p12
Provides information contained in the MTPP-QO message regarding the Traffic Management Advisory Message on government-owned containers (GOCs). Recommendations and procedures used in the utilization of excess GOCs.
- Container update. // Translog;Jul92, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p13
Identifies the problem areas and concerns regarding personal property containers. Information on stenciling; Discrepancies in stenciling; Problems with obliterated markings.
- Getting on track. Banham, Russ // International Business: Strategies for the Global Marketplace;Mar97, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p14
Discusses intermodal services provided by Europe's railways. Definition of intermodal; Problems emphasizing the need for rail freight transport; Mandate given to European Union (EU); Problems with rail freight transport; Obstacles impeding intermodal development; Series of directives issued by...
- Model deployment to offer seamless travel. Euler, Gary; Brogan, Rita // Roads & Bridges;Jan97, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p50
Presents information on an intermodal transportation management system which was introduced in Seattle, Washington, in an effort to reduce travel time. Other metropolitan areas that implemented the system; How system works; Financial investment by the Washington State Department of...
- Short-sea vessels may offer advantages for shippers seeking sea routes to Mexico. Thuermer, Karen E. // Traffic World;7/29/96, Vol. 247 Issue 4, p20
Reports that containerized freight shippers are interested in developing short-sea service between the United States Gulf and East Coasts and Mexico. Introduction of a network of shallow-draft vessels for transshipment to Mexico and other world markets; Benefit for containerized cargo; Savings...
- Asia-Europe Volume Surges. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);7/12/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 28, p8
The article reports that the European Liner Affairs Association (ELAA) has stated that container shipments from Asia to Europe increased 21% in May 2010 from 2009 but eastbound traffic decreased for the first time in 2010.
- East vs. West. Mongelluzo, Bill // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/17/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p12
Compares the ocean container shipping between the East Coast and the West Coast in the U.S. Increase in the cargo-handling costs at West Coast ports; List of chains that have distribution centers in East Coast ports; Percentage of East Coast share of the U.S.-Asia trade.
- IMC traffic continues to rise. // Transportation & Distribution;Feb97, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p17
Reports on the rate of growth of Intermodal Marketing Companies' traffic levels. Building of retail inventories; Statistics on traffic growth; Gains in highway truck and intermodal traffic levels.
- Running of the Bulls: Trans-Pacific Outlook Soars. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);5/3/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 18, p6
The article reports on the double-digit growth in the east-bound Asia-to-North America container trade in the shipping business in 2010 based on the forecast issued by the World Trade Service, which is quite higher than what many economic prognosticators anticipated.