March 6th in 3PL, Shipping by .

Little updates from Maersk

Maersk Line remains uncertain about breaking their previous year record this year after slumping to a $602 million loss in 2011 from a record $2.6 billion profit in 2010, said A.P. Moller-Maersk, parent of the world’s largest ocean carrier.

January 11th in Logistics, Shipping by .

Shipping Congestion Fee is Expected to be Increased in 2012

Even though it’s good news that there will be an increase of 8.3% in the containership fleet this year, but shipping liners in East-West are not very happy as the oversupply would delay the turnover time at the port which would in turn affects the entire process.

January 7th in 3PL, Economy by .

2012 Economic Climate and Use of 3PL Service

Hope everybody had good vacation previous week. Stepping into New Year hoping that the economy will be restored which in turn improves the global market for 3PL services. Even though 2012 does not promise to restore the economy but it has been predicted that there will be a slow economic growth.  

December 31st in Uncategorized by .

Happy New Year

                    I wish all my dear readers and friends a very Happy and Prosperous New Year.

October 10th in Case Study by .

Case Study: Strategy by Collis, David and Rukstad, Michael

Summary on Collis, David and Rukstad, Michael (2008), Can You Say What Your Strategy Is?

Article by David Collis and Michael Rukstad, published by Harvard Business Review, April 1, 2008. This article emphasize that most executives don’t know the elements of strategy statement.

October 10th in World Economy by .

Good News: More Jobs In US

President Obama sent Congress long-pending free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama on 3rd October. As a result, this agreements will create thousands of jobs and boost the economy by billions of dollars.

October 7th in Uncategorized by .

Being Mom is the Toughest Job Ever

It’s been a while since  I update my blog, the reason being I joined an MBA program, my class started in August 2011, since then its been a big battle between my studies and my family, most of the time my 2 year old toddler keeps me so busy, he just doesn’t like to see me with books at all, before I could enroll for this program he used to hate me talking over the phone now there is shift from phone to …

August 10th in Economy, Shipping by .

A Glance at US Imports / Exports in 2011

Imports at top U.S. container ports will lag last summer’s totals before posting year-over-year gains when the peak season for holiday imports kicks in this fall, according to a monthly forecast co-sponsored by the National Retail Federation.

August 9th in SCM, Shipping by .

Chennai Port Attracts Congestion Fees

Its not been too long since the congestion issues still being resolved at Nhava Sheva (Jawaharlal Nehru), India’s biggest container port. Here comes the Chennai Port with a major congestion.

August 9th in SCM, Shipping by .

First Half of 2011 Is No Good For OOCL

Hong Kong-based carrier Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) fell 39 percent in the first half of 2011 on falling freight rates and OOIL forecast “difficult” conditions for the rest of the year because of excess capacity on major trade lanes.

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