The WSJ Logistics Reports You Need to Know

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At Elaine Chao Hearing, Smiles and Laughter in an Otherwise Tense Washington

The confirmation hearing for transportation secretary struck a friendly tone, but hinted at upcoming policy fights. WASHINGTON—On a Wednesday morning of political havoc in the capital, Room G50 in the Dirksen Senate Office Building was a study in Beltway bonhomie as Elaine Chao cruised through her confirmation hearing for secretary of transportation. Ms. Chao, who…


Hanjin Shipping Bankruptcy a Logistics Nightmare

While traveling in Asia and the Middle East, it’s easy to recognize “Hanjin” at virtually every port with thousands of shipping containers.  They’re a South Korean company that made its entry into the containerized shipping business in 1969 after a successful 20+ year run providing transportation services for the U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force in Korea and…