FreightWaves Classics: Matson helps provision Alaska, Hawaii, U.S. territories and more

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Essential supplies of all kinds are carried to Alaska by ship, truck and air, and to Hawaii by air and ship. MNC) has been a leading Pacific Ocean shipping firm since 1882. territory of Guam. It requires goods shipped between U.S.

FreightWaves Classics/Pioneers: Malcom McLean changed the freight world with intermodal containers

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In 1937, during a routine delivery of cotton bales from North Carolina to New Jersey, McLean watched dockworkers loading and unloading cargo from a ship. The process took many hours; dockhands had to pass many small boxes from the dock to others aboard the ship. Malcom P.


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FreightWaves Classics: Panama Canal serves shipping and commerce for more than 100 years

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and British politicians and business leaders wanted to ship goods quickly and cheaply between the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. Under the treaty, which was signed on December 10, 1898, Spain renounced claims to Cuba, ceded Guam and Puerto Rico to the U.S.,

FreightWaves Classics: The importance of logistics in the Korean War

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Navy’s Seventh Fleet dispatched a task force led by the aircraft carrier USS Valley Forge; the British Far East Fleet also dispatched several ships. and British ships provided air and naval support, blockaded North Korea and launched aircraft to delay NKPA forces.

Coast Guard delivers emergency supplies to typhoon-hit Pacific islands

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The Palau archipelago lies in the southwest corner of Micronesia, with Guam 830 miles to the northeast, New Guinea 400 miles to the south and the Philippines 550 miles to the west. Christopher Chase with Coast Guard Sector Guam and Ambassador John Hennessey-Niland, U.S.

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry.

LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion

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Old Dominion also provides household moving services, white glove services, and trade show shipping as part of their expedited division. Virgin Islands and Guam. LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion. Old Dominion is the fifth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.1B in sales (estimated 2012). Old Dominion has 6% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. Old Dominion is based in Thomasville, North Carolina.

Doing Business in the United States


In addition, the United States has several permanently inhabited territories, including Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Shipping. to easily import and export goods anywhere in the world, and its open borders between states make it simple to ship goods across the country. In 1776, 13 British colonies declared their independence and formed the United States. Over the next 150 years as the country expanded westward, the growing country added 37 additional states.