Panama Canal Expansion Boosts Freight in an Unexpected Place

DAT Solutions

Expansion at the Panama Canal, pictured above, has led to a business boom in South Carolina. But the South Carolina freight market has already gotten a boost thanks to the expansion, and the industrial boom has been evident on DAT Load Boards.

Is the Freight Recession Really Over?

DAT Solutions

At the beginning of the year, DAT Pricing Analyst Mark Montague declared that the freight recession was over. Since then, we've been in the middle of what's traditionally been the slow season for freight.

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Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects

Cerasis

Otis attempted a reshoring project, bringing production from Mexico to South Carolina. Twitter LinkedIn The post Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

Ready For the Next Port Crisis?

Talking Logistics

As mega-container ships replace smaller vessels in major east-west and north-south trades, terminals are struggling to turn the ships around and move containers through their facilities in a timely manner…Ships are growing at an accelerating, some would say alarming, rate as carriers become fixated on reducing operating costs as the key to profitability.

Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress

DAT Solutions

New Overtime Rules "A Slap in the Face" to Freight Brokers. New overtime rules set to take effect on December 1 are being challenged on multiple fronts. Recently, 21 states filed a lawsuit in Texas to stop implementation of the new rules, and the U.S.

With New Fuel Tax Looming, Here’s a Way Logistics Directors can ‘C’ their ‘A’

Supply Chain Collaborator

The Journal report focuses on South Carolina’s legislature where, for the last thirty years, even discussing raising fuel taxes was regarded as a political third rail. The republican governor of South Carolina is suggesting he will veto the law.

Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

I also worked with a team of leading thinkers in developing the Future of Procurement Report (published by KPMG) , as well as publish the BVL International Global Logistics Trends and Strategies report with a team of leading academics and executives in Europe, China, North and South America, Russia, and India. I helped create the first North American chapter of BVL International in the Carolinas, and we hosted two meetings at Volvo in North Carolina and Thyssen-Krupp in South Carolina.