Amit Arora

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Maersk Line Expects Demand to Stabilize This Year, Says CEO

Wave of consolidation to remove some overcapacity from the market<p>LONDON—Maersk Line, the world’s biggest container shipping operator, expects demand to stabilize this year after last year’s meltdown, Chief Executive Soren Skou said Friday.<p>Maersk Line, the shipping unit of Danish conglomerate A.P. …

Enterprise Tech

New California Labor Rules Spur Higher Trucking Fees

Firms charge shippers extra to move freight, saying new labor rules are raising cost of doing business<p>Two large trucking companies have started charging shippers extra to move freight in and out of California, where they say new labor regulations are raising the cost of doing business.<p>The nearly …

Trucking

mega ice breaker

How Trade Made America Great

The FedEx founder and CEO reflects on how deregulation and opening markets have wrought astonishing changes and prosperity over 50 years.<p>Adapted from remarks prepared for the 50th-anniversary reunion of the Yale University class of ’66.<p>During our years at Yale, the world was a different place. …

Economy

WTOC 11 News

Download the WTOC 11 application right to your Android!<p>WTOC delivers local news and weather coverage for Savannah and the rest of the southeast. …

M.B.A.s Get Lessons in Income Inequality

More business-school programs are adding new courses, investing in research that probes issue at home and abroad<p>With the gap between the highest and lowest-income Americans at its widest level in decades, some business schools are putting income inequality on the syllabus.<p>The b-schools at the …

Northwestern University

Maersk Line to Cut 4,000 Jobs as Market Deteriorates

Container-shipping unit is stepping up cost-cuts, canceling options to buy six Triple-E vessels<p>The world’s biggest container-ship operator is altering course, slashing jobs and canceling or delaying orders for new vessels after years weathering a sharp downturn in the container-shipping …

Shipping

FACT CHECK: Do Tax Cuts Grow The Economy?

In Wednesday night's GOP debate, moderators pressed GOP candidates on their massive tax reform pans. Moderator John Harwood asked Donald Trump about the idea that his massive tax cuts would make the economy take off "like a rocket ship" (an idea that Trump staunchly defended).<p>Ted Cruz got at a …

Economics

Wellness Programs Add Financial Advice To Improve Employee Health

Sheena Calliham is all too aware of statistics showing that millennials have less job security and more student debt than their parents.<p>"Student loan debt is a primary financial stressor and concern for my generation," she says, "and we've also faced a challenging job market."<p>Calliham is 32, …

Human Resources

Uber Surge Price? Research Says Walk A Few Blocks, Wait A Few Minutes

Uber has shaken up what it takes to get from point A to point B in cities across the country with a simple premise: If you need a ride, a driver nearby could pick you up within minutes.<p>Behind that idea is an algorithm, which promises to keep supply and demand in constant balance, encouraging …

Transportation

Swift Transportation Cuts Outlook

Swift Transportation cites a movement by shippers toward long-term contract business and tractor delivery delays<p>By<p>Robbie Whelan and<p>Robbie Whelan<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@RWhelanWSJ<p>robbie.whelan@wsj.com<p>Lisa Beilfuss<p>Lisa Beilfuss<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@lisabeilfuss<p>lisa.beilfuss@wsj.com<p>…

Trucking

U.S. submarine returns from Arctic mission

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> For two months they were submerged under the ocean's surface, much of that time far below a solid mass of ice.<p>As they passed through the Bering Strait bordering Russia, they steered around undersea ice formations more than 30 feet deep. When they finally punched through the …

Military

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Airports

Uber Launches Cash-Only Rickshaw Service In Indian Capital

Ride-hailing service Uber has launched a new service in the Indian capital of New Delhi — for auto rickshaws, the popular three-wheeled vehicles.<p>The big difference between UberAuto and the ride-hailing service's other offerings worldwide: You pay the autos, as the vehicles are known in India, <i>only</i> …

India

Google hires former Ford chief Alan Mulally as it develops self-driving car

Google is hoping its Android software will become the standard platform for everything from messaging to media in cars<p>Google has appointed former Ford chief executive Alan Mulally to its board of directors, as it develops a self-driving car and tries to get its software into more vehicles.<p>Mr …

Autonomous Cars

Uber Serves Taste of Future on Ice Cream Day

Uber’s aggressive global expansion has taken the $18 billion-valued private car company into well over 100 cities worldwide, many of which are about to experience a taste of the future when its ice cream delivery service goes global this Friday.<p>The company says that the summertime initiative — …

Ga. ranked among top 10 states for green jobs

Updated:Friday, March 9 2018 1:04 AM EST2018-03-09 06:04:18 GMT<p>For the first time in program history, the Johnson Atom Smashers girls are state …

Business schools: 'the silent but fatal barrier to the sustainability agenda'

Social issues count for little in mainstream business education and until that changes sustainability will never be mainstream<p>Writing for Guardian Sustainable Business, Philippe Martin said: "A significant obstacle to sustainability becoming more embedded into the business school ethos is that a …

Sustainability

Ship loses more than 500 containers in heavy seas

On any day, between 5 million and 6 million containers are on the high seas, carrying everything from potato chips to refrigerators. But not all of them make it to their destination, as the crew of the Svendborg Maersk have just found out.<p>Their Danish-flagged ship was in the Bay of Biscay last week …

Damn the Regs! Oil, Rail Firms Adopt Safer Tank Cars On Their Own

Companies that transport massive amounts of flammable crude oil say that, after several fiery explosions, they’re not waiting for the U.S. government to issue new regulations and will replace tank cars with new safer cars as fast as they can.<p>Two oil companies, two Canadian railroads and a tank car …

Business Development

Fracking brings oil boom to south Texas town, for a price

Since 2008, hydraulic fracturing oil drilling technology has been tapping the rich Eagle Ford shale formation, transforming Carrizo Springs in good ways and bad. Nobody knows how long it will last.<p>February 15, 2014|By Molly Hennessy-Fiske<p>A rig drills for oil and gas in south Texas’ Eagle Ford …

The Wal-Mart-ization of higher education: How young professors are getting screwed

More and more faculty at America’s colleges and universities are underpaid and undervalued. Can that change?<p>In 2009, Money Magazine published a survey titled “The 50 Best Jobs in America.” Their reporters analyzed job data and conducted an online survey of thirty-five thousand people, taking into …

Pay Cuts, End Of Tenure Put North Carolina Teachers On Edge

Teacher salaries are losing ground fast in North Carolina.<p>Jennifer Spivey has been a teacher for three years at South Columbus High School, on the north side of the border between the Carolinas. She's been recognized as an outstanding teacher; she has a master's degree, and last summer she won a …

Going To College May Cost You, But So Will Skipping It

In America, total student loan debt tops $1 trillion and a four-year college degree can cost as much as a house — leaving many families wondering if college is really worth the cost.<p>Yes, a new study of young people finds. The study, released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center, looks at income and …

Amazon plans to ship your packages before you even buy them

Drawing on its massive store of customer data, Amazon plans on shipping you items it thinks you'll like before you click the purchase button. The company today gained a new patent for "anticipatory shipping," a system that allows Amazon to send items to shipping hubs in areas where it believes said …