The thesis of “better things to come in 2014” in North Europe remained intact, according to the most recent edition of the North Europe Global Port Tracker report produced by maritime consultancy Hackett Associates and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Recent developments demonstrate that the World Trade Organization is not such a dysfunctional entity after all.
Posted on 12/09 at 09:46 AM
Global Trade •
Unifor said yesterday that a tentative deal has been reached for a new contract for DHL Express members in Canada.
Posted on 12/06 at 02:00 PM
The trend of bumpy end-of-the-year economic activity remained intact in November, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report.
Carloads—at 1,145,353—were up 1.3 percent, and intermodal—at 1,007,549 trailers and containers—was up 7.8 percent.
Earlier this week, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced legislation that would gradually increase the existing federal fuel tax levels by 15 cents over the next three years.
Posted on 12/05 at 11:52 AM
Gasoline Tax •
Fuel Tax •
With the House and Senate conferees focused on reconciling their respective versions of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), there appears to be a true sense of urgency when it comes to getting as bill signed into law, something which has not happened for this type of legislation since 2007.
Posted on 12/05 at 11:26 AM