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North America’s middle ground: New cargo routes to and from the Midwest
  North America’s middle ground: New cargo routes to and from the Midwest

Dec 20 2021 at 07:50 AM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The pandemic-fueled supply-chain mess has spurred innovations, including greater use of air cargo, Gulf and Great Lakes ports

Canadian softwood lumber: US tariffs, domestic capacity and supply-chain chaos
  Canadian softwood lumber: US tariffs, domestic capacity and supply-chain chaos

Nov 22 2021 at 08:00 AM | International Trade | Commodity

With the supply chain for building materials clogged, Canadian exporters and United States importers of softwood lumber want the Biden administration to do something about the U.S. tariffs imposed on that commodity.

Wood pellets – a growing industry along the Gulf of Mexico
  Wood pellets – a growing industry along the Gulf of Mexico

Nov 22 2021 at 08:00 AM | International Trade | Commodity

Earlier this month, Enviva, a Maryland-based producer of wood pellets, announced its first industrial contract with an unnamed European customer.

  Bipartisan infrastructure bill – good for aluminum

Nov 22 2021 at 08:00 AM | International Trade | Commodity

The bipartisan infrastructure bill, which was signed by President Joe Biden on November 15, is often described in shorthand as “roads, bridges, and tunnels.” But it also includes support for vehicle electrification, power infrastructure modernization, and public transit projects, all of which will boost demand for aluminum in the coming years.

The steel and aluminum tariffs deal – more politics than trade
  The steel and aluminum tariffs deal – more politics than trade

Nov 22 2021 at 08:00 AM | International Trade | Commodity

The bottom line is that the traditional Atlantic allies are working together again on common interests.

Refrigerated cargoes expected to continue growth into 2022
  Refrigerated cargoes expected to continue growth into 2022

Nov 08 2021 at 08:00 AM | Logistics

As will freight rates – but preferential treatment and technology deployment will help mitigate supply-chain problems.

Chassis-management innovations – providing a partial solution to supply-chain congestion
  Chassis-management innovations – providing a partial solution to supply-chain congestion

Nov 08 2021 at 08:00 AM | Intermodal | Road

Interoperable pools, grounded terminals and digital technologies can speed cargo cycles and promote more efficient utilization of chassis, trucks and terminals.

ContainerPort Group – weathering the supply-chain storm
  ContainerPort Group – weathering the supply-chain storm

Nov 08 2021 at 08:00 AM | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

National drayage carrier copes with congestion with technology and a focus on customers and drivers.

Port of NY/NJ: Proactive investments helped deal with COVID cargo spike
  Port of NY/NJ: Proactive investments helped deal with COVID cargo spike

Oct 25 2021 at 07:20 AM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

With dramatic volume increases, future infrastructure expenditures will need to be accelerated.

Building back better in Brazil
  Building back better in Brazil

Oct 11 2021 at 08:43 AM | International Trade

The largest economy in Latin America is aiming to build a transformative post-pandemic infrastructure with investments in technology and green energy, representing opportunities for U.S. companies.

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