Port of LA files best September despite lagging exports

The Port of Los Angeles recorded its best September in the gateway’s 114-year history last month. The 888,625 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) processed, a 13.3% year-over-year increase, contributed to the third quarter becoming the single-best quarter on record, with more than 2.7 million TEUs moved.

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IMO controversy distracts from long-term decarbonization goal

It can be difficult to see the big picture on the issue of shipping decarbonization when environmentalists and shipowners walked — virtually of course — out of a recent interim meeting of the International Maritime Organization onto different planets. 

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Biden and Trump envision similar supply chains — but different paths to get there

The 2020 presidential election is in the home stretch, but supply chain topics have barely graced the debate stage this cycle. The subject of trade came up for mere seconds between the two town hall events Thursday night. The topic came up for a few moments.

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Emerging Digital Technologies for the Retail Supply Chain: Strategic Advantage or Big Question Mark?

This paper outlines three rapidly evolving technologies that have demonstrated benefits for supply chain operations; 5G communications, digital twins, and blockchain, and is designed to help you make the critical decisions that will drive your organization forward and stay ahead of the retail game.

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