The delicate dance of getting perishables where it needs to go, when it needs to get there and under the perfect conditions, is nothing short of a logistical ballet — one that needs to be carefully choreographed in order to get it right.
Telematics experts weigh in on the ELD mandate and the role telematics will play in the push for real-time connectivity for f&b fleets.
April 23, 2015
Global trade leaders committed to improving the business of ports and leading change in the ports and harbors sector across Africa will be attending the show.
April 22, 2015
The State of the Foodservice Supply Chain 2014 report compiles the key findings, insights and learnings gleaned from a qualitative assessment of chain restaurant leaders.
April 17, 2015
Reefer load-to-truck dropped by 20 percent while spot reefer rates remained flat.
April 15, 2015
Turnover at truckload fleets – a barometer of the driver shortage – remained very high in the fourth quarter of 2014.
April 15, 2015
Ports covered by Global Port Tracker handled 1.2 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units in February, the latest month for which after-the-fact numbers are available and historically the slowest month of the year.
April 9, 2015
The terminal extension will turn Kingston into one of the Caribbean top five ports.
April 8, 2015
The former CEO and managing member of the Cold Train have filed a $41 million lawsuit against Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway in the U.S. District Court in Spokane, Wash., for having to shut down the intermodal service in August of 2014.
April 7, 2015
Although German-based Hapag-Lloyd has not made an official announcement that it will no longer call on Terminal 6, the company’s current schedule contains no calls for the port in the near future.
April 6, 2015
On Friday, 78 percent of delegates voted to urge the broader membership to approve the contract, the ILWU said in a statement.
March 31, 2015
Under the so-called "One Belt, One Road" initiative, China aims to create a modern Silk Road Economic Belt and a 21st Century Maritime Silk Road to boost trade and extend its global influence.
These ‘rock stars of the supply chain’ are driving their organizations and our industry forward.
March 25, 2015
Thousands of workers in the San Quintin Valley have been on strike since last Tuesday, protesting against low wages and poor working conditions.
March 24, 2015
Day rates have plunged as China's slowdown reduced its iron ore imports while the market is flooded with brand new vessels entering the market.
March 24, 2015
The logistics center will be located on 3,350 square kilometers of land in Damietta in the Delta area and is expected to handle 65 million tons of grain and basic food commodities trade per year.
March 19, 2015
Scheduled to start in April 2015, the freighter services will operate to a number of international and domestic destinations including Bangalore, Hong Kong, Hanoi and Singapore.
March 16, 2015
The crisis in in the industry could mean food shortages at peak times, including this Easter and the summer months.
March 16, 2015
The Chicago-based company, backed by global private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC, could be valued at more than $2 billion including debt.
March 13, 2015
According to the port’s website, the Port of Oakland’s international terminal halted staging and gate operations around noon Wednesday.
March 9, 2015
The new terminal will eventually quadruple the port’s capacity to an estimated 2.5 million TEUs, creating the biggest container port in Latin America.
March 6, 2015
Airships have the potential to carry large cargo payloads over long distances, at a fraction of the cost of fixed-wing aircraft, and can reach some of the most remote locations inaccessible for maritime traffic and traditional aircraft.
March 4, 2015
The 16,156-mile round trip on the new Yixin’ou cargo line through China, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Poland, Germany, France and Spain took four months.
March 3, 2015
Access to the country's main poultry exporting port of Itajai in Santa Catarina has been blocked since Friday, affecting meat packers BRF SA and JBS SA, a port spokesman said.
March 2, 2015
All the pressure has management at the Southern California ports, which combined handle 40 percent of all containerized freight for the U.S., thinking about ways they can speed things up.
Industry execs offer insights on the pressing challenges and most promising responses.