11/21/2023

Navigation Still Required: Ports and Drayage Outlook 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutes A guest blog post by Richard Jung, Vice President, Port Services After weathering recent storms, the North American port ecosystem can expect improving stability alongside new complexities in 2024. The ebbs and flows of demand should return as excess inventory wanes in distribution centers, yet lasting economic uncertainty may temper volumes. Labor dynamics will remain… Continue reading Navigation Still Required: Ports and Drayage Outlook 2024

10/29/2021

NFI’s Ambitious Zero-Emission Commitment Leads the Industry in Sustainable Goods Movement

Reading Time: 9 minutes The supply chain industry isn’t known for the quick adoption of sustainable operations, but a leader in third-party logistics is seeking to change that narrative. NFI, one of the nation’s oldest and largest supply chain solutions providers, is pioneering the electrification of zero-emission freight movement in North America. Attendees of the August 31 Advanced Clean… Continue reading NFI’s Ambitious Zero-Emission Commitment Leads the Industry in Sustainable Goods Movement

07/01/2021

What the Approaching ILWU-PMA Contract Renewal Means for Shippers

Reading Time: 5 minutes After a year marred by congestion, skyrocketing cargo handling costs, increased demand as a result of the pandemic, and looming clean air mandates, West Coast marine terminal operators have had all the more reason to explore productivity improvements and cost-saving options like automation.  Historically, concern about displacing and replacing employees with robotics had prompted the… Continue reading What the Approaching ILWU-PMA Contract Renewal Means for Shippers

05/03/2021

How to Navigate the Complexities of Today’s Drayage Market

Reading Time: 3 minutes North America’s drayage market is as complex as ever. Congestion at the ports, increasing demurrage costs, competition for chassis, and other mounting issues have created havoc for shippers attempting to get a hold of their supply chain. As NFI continues to help customers navigate through the intricacies of the continent’s port complexes, NFI Vice President… Continue reading How to Navigate the Complexities of Today’s Drayage Market