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Shipments Diverted To East Coast During Contract Dispute Probably Won't Come Back

Here’s the thing with container ships: you can move them. That’s the point, actually, so it’s not surprising that instead of waiting in long lines to have their cargo unloaded while the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union spent nine months in a contract dispute. 209 more words

Government And Legal

Netflix: Kevin Spacey Edition

We know you don’t need a Netflix recommendation with the House of Cards Season 3 premiere just around the corner.  In fact, if you don’t  127 more words


Watch The Shipping News (2001) Movie

Watch The Shipping News (2001) Movie Run time: 12 111 min Rating: 6.8 Genres: Drama | Romance Director: Lasse Hallström Writers: Annie Proulx, Robert Nelson Jacobs Stars: Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench Trivia: An emotionally-beaten man with … 9 more words

Tuesday's Off (Slight Return)

(thanks, Isochronous!)

Okay. I’m taking today “off” just to pore through my assorted inboxes and reply to a stack of Toy Fair appointment requests plus tackle some other stuff. 213 more words


The Shipping News - by Annie Proulx (author of Brokeback Mountain)

The Shipping News, written by Annie Proulx, tells a story of the rebirth of Quoyle, a man suffering after the tragic loss of his wife Petal. 250 more words

Book Reviews

Free Shipping Is Expensive For Retailers, Bad For Profits

Customers love free shipping, but retailers do not. Well, that’s not quite true: retailers love the sales that the availability of free shipping drives, but it isn’t very good for their profit margins. 209 more words


Report: Shipping Carriers Got 98% Of Express Packages Under Christmas Trees On Time

Shipping carriers and retailers alike worked very hard to make sure that this Christmas wasn’t a repeat of the shipping-delay disaster that was Christmas 2013. While the lack of blizzards was helpful, their investments paid off: early reports show that most packages reached their destinations on time. 167 more words