Down for the count

Armbruster, William
June 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);6/9/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 23, p32
Reports on the proposed formula for pricing low-density airfreight by the International Air Transport Association in 2002. Opposition of shippers on the proposal; Authority of the U.S. Department of Transportation to grant the proposal; Intervention of the U.S. Department of Justice.


Related Articles

  • American Bureau of Shipping, www.eagle.org. Iarossi, Frank J. // JoC Week;1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p48 

    Discusses criticisms against the classification sector of the international logistics industry. How classification is the mechanism by which the marine industry is able to regulate itself; Argument regarding the unacceptability of more government regulation as an alternative to a failed system...

  • Great White Fleet Ltd.-Chiquita Logistics, www.greatwhitefleet.com. Brown, Jeffrey D. // JoC Week;1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p57 

    Discusses the need for the ocean shipping industry to find a more equitable balance between risks, obligations and costs of operating a shipping company. Importance of genuinely higher levels of customer service and social and environmental responsibility; How shipping companies are accustomed...

  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines Americas, www.walleniuswilhelmsen.com. Wang, Jan-Eyvin // JoC Week;1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p74 

    Discusses the challenges of comprehensive operational security and reduction in cargo volumes facing the ocean shipping industry. Need for a more systematic approach to the conduct of secure international trade; Close cooperation between cargo owners, port and terminal operators, ocean carriers...

  • European Shippers' Council, www.europeanshippers.com. Welsh, Chris // JoC Week;1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p127 

    Comments on challenges facing European shippers in 2002. Consequences arising from the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in the United States; Companies' review of supply chain and just-in-time logistics techniques; Evidence that softening demand is having a direct impact on shippers and...

  • The last word. Bonney, Joseph // JoC Week;1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p176 

    Comments on issues relating to freight and business logistics in 2002. Inclusion of the United States Congress' enactment of legislation to tighten security at the nation's borders in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks; Debate over liner shipping regulation; West Coast...

  • All for One, More Cheaply. Schulz, John D. // Traffic World;6/7/2004, Vol. 268 Issue 23, p21 

    Recommends strategies for consolidating shorthaul and longer-haul traffic with one carrier to enable small volume shippers to gain pricing leverage. Freight operations of shipping companies; Profitability in the trucking industry; Business strategies; Pricing trends.

  • Shanghai Shipping Exchange Defends Rate Index.  // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);6/27/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 24, p7 

    The article reports that the president of the Shanghai Shipping Exchange defended the integrity of the group's rate index, the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, during the inaugural Journal of Commerce Shanghai Container Shipping Conference held in June 2011, saying that the pricing measure...

  • One Size Might Fit All, But It's Costly. Witt, Clyde // Material Handling Management;Apr2007, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p15 

    The author comments on freight carriers who are using dimensional weight in charging the fees for transporting packages. He acknowledges the assistance provided by his friend Bill Armstrong, technical development manager at Sealed Air, in explaining how carriers transport their cargoes. He...

  • Bordering on Security. Keane, Angela Greiling // Traffic World;8/29/2005, Vol. 269 Issue 35, p13 

    Reports on the use of Free and Secure Trade (FAST) Lanes Program for improving speed freight across U.S.-Canada border crossings. Success on enrolling drivers for a load to transit FAST lanes and border checkpoints; Receipt of FAST benefit by most importer members of the Customs-Trade...


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics